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Idaho Rep. Russ Fulcher joins House members’ letter opposing major banks’ abortion policies – Idaho Capital Sun

Rep. Russ Fulcher, R-Idaho, joined 43 other U.S. House members to send a letter to the CEOs of eight major banks expressing opposition to the companies’ established policies of paying travel expenses for employees seeking abortions in other states. Members of Congress sent the letter on July 20 to the CEOs of Bank of America, […]

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Abortion access in two ‘stalwart’ states in the South a focus of post-Roe court fights

Almost every state in the Southeast bans the procedure or limits it to all but the earliest stages of pregnancy — with laws that were allowed to go into effect with the Supreme Court’s reversal this summer of Roe v. Wade. But abortion rights advocates are fighting in state court for orders blocking those restrictions. […]

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Large Indiana employers Eli Lilly and Cummins speak out about the state’s new restrictive abortion law

An Eli Lilly and Company pharmaceutical manufacturing plant is pictured at 50 ImClone Drive in Branchburg, New Jersey, March 5, 2021. Mike Segar | Reuters Drugmaker Eli Lilly, one of the biggest employers in Indiana, said that the state’s newly passed law restricting abortions will cause the company to grow away from its home turf. […]

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Eli Lilly says Indiana abortion ban will shift jobs out of its home state

Jamie Smyth in New York Eli Lilly said it would divert employment outside its home state of Indiana following the Republican-controlled legislature’s decision to pass a near total ban on abortion. “We are concerned that this law will hinder Lilly’s — and Indiana’s — ability to attract diverse scientific, engineering and business talent from around the […]

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‘The government should not be involved.’ John Legend speaks out on abortion rights

In an interview with David Axelrod for CNN’s “The Axe Files” podcast, Legend described his own experience with wife, model and TV personality Chrissy Teigen’s 2020 miscarriage. “Anyone who’s dealt with pregnancy knows none of this is casual, none of this is frivolous. And it’s so intimate, and it’s so personal,” he said. “Why do […]

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Florida Prosecutor Hits Back After DeSantis Suspends Him Over Abortion Pledge

Associated Press Indonesia arrests 3 foreigners for drug distribution in Bali Authorities in Indonesia arrested three foreigners for distributing cocaine on the Indonesian resort island of Bali at the end of July. Officers from the National Narcotics Agency seized 844.6 grams (1.9 pounds) of cocaine along with other drugs including MDMA and cannabis from the […]

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‘This time feels different’: Kansas abortion win stokes Democratic hopes

Sharice Davids, the only Democratic member of Congress from Kansas, cheered her state’s vote to preserve abortion rights this week, which defeated a planned constitutional amendment that could have led to new restrictions on the procedure. She then went a step further, suggesting the issue of abortion would be at the heart of her campaign […]

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Florida Governor Suspends State Attorney Who Promised Not to Prosecute Abortion Ban Violations

In Florida, Republican Governor Ron DeSantis is facing backlash after he suspended Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren over Warren’s promise not to prosecute people who seek or provide abortions in Florida. Warren, who is a Democrat and has been elected twice, condemned DeSantis’s move as “an illegal overreach” and said his suspension “spits in […]

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Abortion funds, including those in Florida, see surge in donations after overturning of Roe v. Wade

Even before some states like Florida enacted laws to restrict or limit access to abortion, many people couldn’t afford one. Federal funds, through programs like Medicaid, cannot be used to pay for the medical procedure. Abortion funds focus on providing people with money to pay for abortions, as well as help with logistics like travel […]

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Embryos can count as dependents on Georgia state tax returns: For many families ‘there is no benefit at all,’ says analyst

Anti-abortion activists demonstrate outside the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, June 13, 2022. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters Residents of Georgia may now claim embryos as dependents on their state income tax returns. Any “unborn child with a detectable human heartbeat” may qualify for a $3,000 state income tax deduction for 2022, effective […]