New Mexico Alliance for Life

Judge OKs suit over baby body parts research

Abortion | Woman claims New Mexico abortion center misled her about what would happen to her baby’s body
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 10/23/17, 02:55 pm

A woman’s lawsuit against a New Mexico abortion center will proceed, thanks to a New Mexico judge’s refusal to dismiss her case.

Jessica Duran filed suit last year against Southwestern Women’s Options (SWO) for not telling her about its relationship with the University of New Mexico (UNM) and the possibility that it sent her dead baby there for research.

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Kenyan police kill dozens of protesters before election

International | Opposition says government has not done enough to secure democracy
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 10/17/17, 04:44 pm

Kenyan police killed at least 33 people and injured hundreds of others during post-election protests staged in some of the country’s opposition strongholds, according to a joint report from Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch. The accusations come ahead of an election redo later this month that triggered renewed demonstrations.

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Police try to squash protests before Kenyan election

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/13/17, 11:51 am

Police in Kenya said Friday they shot and killed two opposition protesters who stormed a police station with rocks and farm tools. The government on Thursday banned opposition protests in the business districts of major cities. Police throughout the country are trying to disperse crowds who are calling for election reform ahead of a do-over vote for president on Oct. 26. Last month, the Kenyan Supreme Court rejected the results of the August presidential election, saying hackers used the electoral commission’s computer system to manipulate the vote in favor of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

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