abortion laws

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Va. Assembly OKs McDonnell’s Bid to Bar Abortion Coverage

By a single Senate vote, the General Assembly accepted Gov. Bob McDonnell’s amendment denying abortion coverage to people who buy policies through Virginia’s federally funded health insurance exchange.


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Va. Senate Panel Kills Anti-Abortion Measure

A Virginia Senate Committee killed a bid to prevent Medicaid patients from having abortions when doctors determine the fetus has profound deformities that make survival unlikely.


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Critics Of New Abortion Clinic Regulations Are Mobilizing And Speaking Out

Opponents of Virginia’s new abortion clinic regulations are taking their case to the state Board of Health.


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Maryland Senate Panel To Hear Abortion Statistics Bill

Maryland senators are scheduled to hear testimony on a bill that would require hospitals and abortion providers to report the number of pregnancies they terminate.


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Senate Panel OKs End To State Aid For Abortions In Virginia; Lawmakers Moved To Tears

A Republican-dominated Senate committee advanced a House bill Thursday that would eliminate state funding for abortions for low-income women after powerful testimony left legislators and spectators in tears.


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AZ Congressman Wants To Restrict DC Abortions

A bill proposed by Rep. Trent Franksan (R-AZ) would ban abortions on fetuses 20 weeks or older in DC.

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