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Abortion survivors push for infant protections

Abortion | More babies are at risk than previously realized
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 9/03/19, 12:11 pm

When Texas legislators considered a bill earlier this year requiring medical care for babies who survive an abortion, news outlets reported the state had received no reports of such cases happening. Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, a Democrat, called a similar effort in his state “redundant” and “not a productive use of time.” And a spokesman for North Carolina Gov.

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The University of Vermont

Hospital cited for violating conscience rights

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/28/19, 01:36 pm

A hospital in Burlington, Vt., violated federal regulations by forcing a nurse to participate in an abortion, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday. The University of Vermont Medical Center knew of the nurse’s conscience-based objections to abortion but scheduled her to help with one anyway and didn’t tell her about it until she arrived in the procedure room, according to HHS. At that point, she feared she could lose her job or even her nursing license if she didn’t do what the doctors said.

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New Missouri abortion law on hold

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 8/27/19, 01:52 pm

A federal judge in Missouri on Tuesday blocked a law protecting unborn infants from abortion after eight weeks of gestation while lawsuits against it go to court. The law was scheduled to take effect on Wednesday.

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