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U.S. court says woman can’t be charged for inducing abortion

September 11, 2012

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Reuters, September 11, 2012 by Dan Levine A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday blocked the prosecution of an Idaho woman who aborted her pregnancy by taking pills instead of traveling to a clinic or hospital as required by state law. Jennie Linn McCormack, an unmarried mother of three, was charged by Bannock County prosecutors last year […]

Lousiana Senate Approves “Heartbeat” Bill While Committee Creates New Criminal Penalties For Abortion Providers

April 25, 2012

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RH Reality Check, April 25, 2012 by Robin Marty Louisiana’s new bill requiring abortion providers to play audio of the heartbeat of an embryo or fetus prior to an abortion has passed the full Senate and is now heading to the House, according to a report from AM870.  The state already requires a woman to […]