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Watch: "Murder on Abortion Row" (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: abortion rights, women, society, violence, rights, activists, ethics, death, safety, media, law, murder )

- 1787 days ago -
In 1996, FRONTLINE took an in-depth look at one case that helped lead to the buffer zone law. Two years earlier, John Salvi, a radical young Catholic abortion opponent, opened fire on two clinics in Brookline, Mass., just outside Boston, and killed two...
Don't Mess With Wendy Davis in Texas
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, abortion rights, Texas, Wendy Davis )

- 2155 days ago -
You want a real Mr. Smith goes to Washington moment? It's no Mr., and it wasn't in Washington. It was Tuesday night in Texas, where state senator Wendy Davis attempted a thirteen-hour filibuster to keep SB5, a draconian abortion restriction -->
Where in the World Is the Worst Place for Abortions?
Society & Culture  (tags: health, women, rights, Roe v Wade, abortion rights, healthcare, world, society, politics, news )

- 2310 days ago -
On the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, GlobalPost looks at abortion rights around the world.
The Death of Savita Halappanavar After She Was Denied An Abortion Will Divide Ireland
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, religion, world, abortion rights, Ireland, women'r rights, women, news, ethics, freedoms, government, law )

- 2377 days ago -
When Mrs Halappanavar begged for a medical termination, she was crisply told that it was against the law and that she was in "a Catholic country". Four days after the baby died, she died of septicaemia
What Is Romney's Real Position on Abortion?
Society & Culture  (tags: women, freedoms, ethics, family, abortion rights, Romney, society, politics, culture )

- 2413 days ago -
Gov. Romney has been moderating his position or emphasizing the more moderate parts recently and downplaying the more conservative parts. He has pledged once in office he'll do everything to restrict abortion rights.
Does Bobby Jindal Think Women Seeking Abortions Are "Criminals"?
Society & Culture  (tags: women, abortion rights, abortion politics, health, government, freedoms, rights )

- 2872 days ago -
Anti-abortion lawmakers in Louisiana may not have succeeded in passing a blanket abortion ban this year, but they did get a new bill signed into law this week designed to deter women from following through with the procedure.
Oklahoma Abortion Bills Vetoed By Democratic Governor Brad Henry
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, news, GoodNews, abortion rights, safety, society, culture, women, rights, government )

- 3314 days ago -
Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry vetoed two abortion bills Friday that he said are an unconstitutional attempt by the Legislature to insert government into the private lives and decisions of citizens.
AZ Sheriff Joe Arpaio/ACLU Battle Over Inmate-Abortion Fight
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Arizona, Maricopa County, Sheriff Joe Arpaio, ACLU, US Supreme Court Case, abortion rights, abortion transport fees, abortion rights, opposition )

- 3501 days ago -
He does...all the way up to the US Supreme Court! In its legal motions, the ACLU contends that "abortion transport is the only type of transport for which (the Sheriff's Office) demand(s) payment."
Suspect in Doctor Killing Railed Against Abortion
Society & Culture  (tags: society, Abortion rights, crime, death, murder, fundamentalism, Extremist, domestic terrorism, sadness )

- 3640 days ago -
WICHITA, Kan-Scott Roeder's family life began unraveling more than a decade ago when he got involved with anti-government groups, and then became "very religious in an Old Testament, eye-for-an-eye way," his former wife said.

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