Abortion
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Caught in the middle

Politics | Detained migrants endure deplorable conditions as Congress debates funding
by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 6/27/19, 03:28 pm

WASHINGTON—Three months ago, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., sent a Dear Colleague letter to Democrats in Congress that called out President Donald Trump for trying to propose “a fake crisis at the border.” But that was before they saw a viral photo of a Salvadoran father and daughter who drowned in each other’s arms Monday attempting to cross the Rio Grande, before they heard of children detained in squalid conditions in a Border Patrol

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Missouri Planned Parenthood fights to keep aborting babies

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/26/19, 12:55 pm

The last abortion facility in Missouri asked a state panel for an extension Tuesday after a judge ruled its license would run out on Friday. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services last week refused to renew the St. Louis Planned Parenthood affiliate’s license. The department had allowed the license to lapse over patient safety issues.

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Missouri judge sets new deadline for abortion center

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 6/24/19, 05:05 pm

A judge in St. Louis on Monday extended an order protecting the state’s only abortion facility from closure through Friday. By then, Planned Parenthood must take its licensure case to a different venue, Missouri Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer ruled.

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