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Democrats debate abortion, impeachment, healthcare

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/16/19, 12:26 pm

The top 12 Democratic presidential candidates found common ground during Tuesday night’s debate over their support for abortion and impeaching President Donald Trump. Former Vice President Joe Biden and others said they wanted to codify Roe v. Wade into law so the U.S. Supreme Court could not overturn it in the future. CNN and The New York Times moderated the debate at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio. The next debate is scheduled for Nov. 20.

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Ruling protects healthcare conscience rights

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 10/16/19, 12:00 pm

A federal judge on Tuesday ruled that “sex discrimination” as defined in the Affordable Care Act does not include limits on abortion or gender transition services. U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor partially overturned Obama-era regulations mandating that insurers or providers that receive federal money offer those services.

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Planned Parenthood’s political payout

Abortion | The nation’s largest abortion provider to spend a huge amount on the 2020 election
by Mary Jackson
Posted 10/14/19, 04:51 pm

Planned Parenthood positioned itself as a political behemoth heading into the 2020 elections by announcing last week it would donate $45 million to the campaigns of pro-abortion candidates.

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