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High hopes for abortion survivors in Texas

Abortion | A ‘born-alive’ bill could become law soon
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 4/22/19, 04:16 pm

Amid a nationwide debate over late-term abortion and infanticide, Texas became the latest state to draft legal protections for babies born alive after an abortion attempt. Last week, the Texas House of Representatives approved a born-alive bill and sent it to the Senate for consideration. The Senate passed its own version of the measure earlier this month. Both bills require abortion facilities provide medical care to babies born after botched abortions.

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The heartbeat of the pro-life movement

Abortion | Protections for babies in early pregnancy gain momentum nationwide
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 4/15/19, 03:58 pm

Pro-life groups across the country hope a wave of new “heartbeat laws” adopted by states will not only protect babies from abortion in the early stages of pregnancy but also give the Supreme Court an opportunity to reverse its 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that led to the legalization of abortion nationwide.

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Budgeting out of spite

Abortion | Maryland turns down federal funds in protest of pro-life policies
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 4/08/19, 03:58 pm

Maryland lawmakers are protesting pro-life updates to federal regulations by turning down nearly $4 million a year in family planning funding from the U.S. government that could have gone to women’s healthcare and crisis pregnancy centers.

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