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 Mexican Catholics protest abortion plan
Mexican Catholics protest abortion plan
Mexicans marched on Sunday against plans to legalise abortion in Mexico City, a move that has split opinion in the world's second-largest Roman Catholic country and drawn fire from the Pope. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 Catholic maternity wards 'face closure' if abortion law passes
Catholic maternity wards 'face closure' if abortion law passes
Victorian Catholic Archbishop Denis Hart has warned today that Catholic hospitals could close their maternity departments if the State Government's proposed abortion law is passed. picked by muppet 3 years ago
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 Catholic Nurse "Forced" To Assist In Abortion Procedure
Catholic Nurse "Forced" To Assist In Abortion Procedure
A nurse is suing Mount Sinai Hospital, claiming the institution "forced" her to assist with an abortion, despite her pleas. "The hospital even exaggerated the patient's condition and claimed the woman could die if the nurse, a devout Catholic, did not follow orders, the nurse alleges in a lawsuit." picked by suebe 2 years ago
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 The real issue behind the abortion debate
The real issue behind the abortion debate
In the last presidential debate, Sen. Barack Obama, responding to a question about an abortion litmus test for Supreme Court nominees, unequivocally affirmed his support for the right to choose abortion. But then - and here is the part that made my heart flutter, nay, pound - he went on to connect the debate about abortion to the issue of ensuring equal pay for equal work. picked by tundramonkey 3 years ago
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 Italy investigates report baby lived through abortion
Italy investigates report baby lived through abortion
Italian officials are investigating reports that an infant survived an abortion, living for "a whole day" after having been left to die by hospital staff, the Italian Ministry of Health said.

The "premature newborn ... survived an abortion at 22 weeks of pregnancy," the ministry said, citing "media reports." Pregnancy normally lasts about 40 weeks. picked by cecilberman 1 year ago
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 Catholics rally against gay unions
Catholics rally against gay unions
HUNDREDS of thousands of Italians, spurred by the Vatican and conservative politicians, have flooded central Rome to protest against a government plan to grant homosexual couples legal status. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 Despite being illegal, abortion rates higher in Mexico than they are in the US
Despite being illegal, abortion rates higher in Mexico than they are in the US
“These findings confirm research from other parts of the world – that making abortion illegal does not significantly decrease its frequency, it just makes it unsafe and puts women’s lives at risk,” said Fatima Juarez, the study’s lead author. picked by theclansman 3 years ago
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 Egyptian Activists' Action Plan: Translated
Egyptian Activists' Action Plan: Translated
Egyptian activists have been circulating a kind of primer to Friday's planned protest. We were sent the plan by two separate sources and have decided to publish excerpts here, with translations into English. Over Twitter, we connected with a translator, who translated the document with exceptional speed. picked by zircon77777 9 months ago
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  Cardinal threatens pro-abortion politicians
Cardinal threatens pro-abortion politicians
Cardinal Keith O'Brien has urged Catholics to withhold their vote from pro-abortion politicians, calling the practice an "unspeakable crime". picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 Pope Benedict Calls for Worldwide Prayer Against Abortion
Pope Benedict Calls for Worldwide Prayer Against Abortion
The pope claiming that only God can stop abortion has called for Christians around the world to join together and summon the power of Christ to save their "preborn" brothers and sisters. picked by 2manyusernames 11 months ago
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 Senegal woman sets herself on fire in Rome protest
Senegal woman sets herself on fire in Rome protest
Kebe Peinda Gotha set herself on fire at Rome's city hall on Friday in an apparent protest over a visit to Italy by Senegal's President Abdoulaye Wade. Here is a auto-translated article from an Italian paper picked by 2manyusernames 4 years ago
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 Court backs ban on abortion procedure
Court backs ban on abortion procedure
Breaking news. The Supreme Court upheld the nationwide ban on a controversial abortion procedure Wednesday, handing abortion opponents the long-awaited victory they expected from a more conservative bench. picked by ReBoot 5 years ago
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 We'll Quit If Obama Lifts Bush Abortion Rules, say Doctors
We'll Quit If Obama Lifts Bush Abortion Rules, say Doctors
Some doctors who oppose abortion say they’ll quit their jobs if President Obama repeals Bush regulations that allow health care professionals to refuse to perform operations that are in opposition with their beliefs, NPR reports. A Christian Medical Association report found that “90% of those surveyed said they will quit their practices before violating their conscience.” picked by Bingo 2 years ago
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 Florida Mom Urges Ban On 80 Books On Atheism, Abortion and Homosexuality
Florida Mom Urges Ban On 80 Books On Atheism, Abortion and Homosexuality
Eighty books in high school library stacks are corrupting students with tales of abortion, homosexuality and atheism. That's according to a West Palm Beach mother who has appealed to the school board to remove the books from the shelves of Dreyfoos and Royal Palm Beach high schools. [where's that Flordia category?] picked by sholom22 4 years ago
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 eBay auction to raise funds for defense of man accused of killing abortion doctor
eBay auction to raise funds for defense of man accused of killing abortion doctor
“I really am hopeful that eBay can see that once this is up, that it is not a glorification of violence,” said auction organizer Dave Leach, an abortion opponent from Iowa. “If the auction stays up, it will only be because eBay has been shamed into recognizing the nonviolent nature of the items.” Items organizers said were being donated for the auction include an Army of G... read full post picked by cecilberman 2 years ago
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 MA to expand "no protest zone" around clinics
MA to expand "no protest zone" around clinics
Gov. Deval Patrick plans to sign a bill into law that expands protest-free zones around abortion clinics.

The measure would give Massachusetts among the strongest "buffer zone" laws in the nation, creating a hard 35-foot perimeter around a clinic's entrances and driveways. The bill has passed both the MA House and Senate. picked by marli 4 years ago
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 Art For Abortions
Art For Abortions
Aurelio Vallerillo-Sanchez is no gentleman art thief. He may have stolen a painting of the Virgin Mary, but it was not in the pursuit of fine art. Instead it was to pay for an abortion. An abortion for a 14 year old. A 14 year old that Vallerio-Sanchez had repeatedly raped. picked by pocksucket 2 years ago
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 Abortion pill soon ready for Vic women
Abortion pill soon ready for Vic women
The abortion pill RU486 will be available to Victorian women within weeks. But the drug will be restricted to cases considered clinically necessary because a surgical abortion is not appropriate. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 South Carolina Working on Abortion Ultrasound Bill
South Carolina Working on Abortion Ultrasound Bill
Lawmakers in South Carolina are trying to pass a law where women looking to get an abortion will have to view ultrasound images of their fetus before going ahead with the abortion. This will include women who have been the victims of rape and incest. picked by escaflowne 5 years ago
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 Woman Tweets Her Abortion
Woman Tweets Her Abortion
Angie Jackson decided to live-tweet her abortion to 'demystify' procedure. Not surprisingly she has received mixed reactions. Interview with her and links to her twitter account and YouTube video. picked by suebe 2 years ago
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 Today's Face Of Abortion in China
Today's Face Of Abortion in China
Abortion is a problem in China as elsewhere. Previously abortions were mainly due to the legal limit on number of children. Lately more and more are young women, often with no sex education to speak of, resulting in multiple abortions picked by suebe 2 years ago
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