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REUTERS: Trump administration moves to end U.S. research using fetal tissue from abortions

June 5, 2019 News Article

The Trump administration on Wednesday said it would end scientific research at the National Institutes of Health that relies on fetal tissue from elective abortions, and would accelerate efforts to find alternatives for such research, a move welcomed by anti-abortion groups.

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NJ.COM: Chris Smith has led efforts to fight anti-Semitism. He’s accused of remaining silent in this case.

June 3, 2019 News Article

Rep. Chris Smith has spent his decades in Congress fighting anti-Semitism. Nevertheless, Smith is a strong supporter of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, whose political party last year demonized Jewish financier George Soros and was called “reprehensible” by the Anti Defamation League.

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PENNSYLVANIA CAPITAL-STAR: Protesters target Michigan operation of Pennsylvania anti-abortion group

May 29, 2019 News Article

A Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit is blanketing this week’s Mackinac Policy Conference with accusations that a family planning group opposed to abortion is misusing state taxpayer dollars.

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MICHIGAN ADVANCE: Anti-abortion group with state contract protested at Mackinac

May 29, 2019 News Article

A Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit is blanketing this week’s Mackinac Policy Conference with accusations that a family planning group opposed to abortion is misusing state taxpayer dollars.

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NEWSWEEK: Supreme Court Judge Clarence Thomas Invokes Eugenics In 20-Page Opinion On Abortion

May 28, 2019 News Article

Supreme Court Clarence Thomas offered a blistering rebuke of a decision issued on Tuesday, writing that the Indiana law being considered prevented abortion from being used for eugenics.

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THE ADVOCATE: New Trump Health Care Rule Will Harm 1.5 Million Trans People

May 24, 2019 News Article

The Department of Health and Human Services today announced a proposed rule undermining protections for transgender people regarding discrimination in health care.

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REWIRE: Our So-Called Health Department Is Doing Everything It Can to Deny Care to Millions

May 24, 2019 News Article

People should never fear they’re going to be refused care based on their gender or their past medical decisions.

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PENNSYLVANIA CAPITAL-STAR: Advocates score a partial win in Pa’s other important abortion fight

May 22, 2019 News Article

Last Friday’s decision by the Commonwealth Court also requires the state Office of Open Records to take a mulligan on its decision rejecting the records request filed by Equity Forward, a New York-based reproductive rights group.

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VICE: Extremists Are Winning the War on Abortion

May 20, 2019 News Article

The rise of the radical anti-abortion movement has transformed statehouses, courts, and the White House. Experts worry violence will follow.

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THE GUARDIAN: Missouri House passes extreme eight-week abortion ban – as it happened

May 17, 2019 News Article

State’s Republican-led House joins states such as Alabama by passing sweeping bill, which does not include exceptions for rape or incest

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