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Jurist: Examining the Constitutionality of Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones

Jurist: Examining the Constitutionality of Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones Stephanie Toti The US Supreme Court recently heard oral argument in McCullen v. Coakley, involving a Massachusetts statute that creates 35 foot buffer zones around abortion [...]

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New York Times: After filibuster, a star rises in Texas

New York Times: After filibuster, a star rises in Texas "She comes from a key district in North Texas, has a slow twang, battle scars and ferocity of spirit, and after one drama-filled day in [...]

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Texas Tribune: Groups weigh legal challenge to abortion bill

Texas Tribune: Groups weigh legal challenge to abortion bill "As an omnibus bill restricting abortion access in Texas makes its way to Gov. Rick Perry’s desk, opponents of the measure are already weighing the possibility [...]

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Reuters: North Dakota clinic is on front lines of abortion-rights battle

Reuters: North Dakota clinic is on front lines of abortion-rights battle "The North Dakota laws are part of an unprecedented wave of abortion restrictions passed in Republican-controlled states since the party made big gains in [...]

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New Republic: Fetal-Heartbeat Abortion Laws Are Dangerous Even If Judges Reject Them

New Republic: Fetal-Heartbeat Abortion Laws Are Dangerous Even If Judges Reject Them By Molly Redden On March 6, the Arkansas legislature enacted the toughest abortion law in the nation, banning the procedure after 12 weeks [...]

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Wall Street Journal: States Harden Views Over Laws Governing Abortion

Wall Street Journal: States Harden Views Over Laws Governing Abortion By Louise Radnofsky States are becoming increasingly polarized over abortion, as some legislatures pass ever-tighter restrictions on the procedure while others consider stronger legal protections [...]

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Wall Street Journal: Abortion Clinic Presses to Stay Open

Wall Street Journal: Abortion Clinic Presses to Stay Open By Cameron McWhirter "Mississippi's only abortion clinic says it won't be able to meet a requirement of a new state law that tightens regulations for abortion [...]

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