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Voters in Kansas reject anti-abortion amendment

Voters in Kansas have rejected a bid by the state’s Republican-controlled legislature to amend the state’s constitution in a way that would have paved the way for lawmakers to ban or restrict abortion. The referendum was the first concrete test of US public opinion since the Supreme Court in June stripped away federal protection for […]

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Gaming

GOP attorneys general warn Google not to suppress anti-abortion centers in search results | Engadget

Seventeen Republican attorneys general have urged Google not to limit the appearance of anti-abortion centers in search results. They made the demand a month after Democratic lawmakers asked the company to refrain from directing people who are looking up information on pregnancy terminations to such centers. The Republican AGs suggested that if Google obliges the […]

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Travel

Companies Offering Abortion Travel Benefits Donate to Anti-Abortion Politicians

This story was originally published at Prism. Corporations began introducing plans to pay for abortion travel across state lines shortly after the draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade leaked from the Supreme Court of the United States in May. Since the official ruling was handed down on June 24, the number of companies offering the […]

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Travel

Anti-abortion laws could target undocumented women who fear police

Anti-abortion laws could target undocumented women who fear police News Sports Entertainment Life Money Tech Travel Opinion Many women without legal immigration status are in a more vulnerable position because of anti-abortion laws. Some states targeting abortion access are home to large populations of undocumented people, including Florida, Texas, Georgia and Arizona. “Criminalizing abortion care […]

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Business

Anti-abortion states split on how to enforce ban, whether to prosecute or surveil doctors

Thousands take to the streets to protest in New York City. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images The Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade is not only splitting the country into states where abortion is legal and illegal. It is also illustrating sharp divisions between anti-abortion states on whether to allow exceptions […]

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US

Search histories, location data, text messages: How personal data could be used to enforce anti-abortion laws | CNN Business

New York CNN Business  —  Update: This story was originally published on May 6. It has been updated to reflect the Supreme Court’s final decision. The Supreme Court’s Friday ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade is almost certain to spark a wave of new state legislation taking aim at abortion rights, and to reinforce existing […]

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Gaming

Lawmakers ask Google to stop steering people seeking abortion to anti-abortion sites | Engadget

A group of Democratic lawmakers led by Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Rep. Elissa Slotkin is urging Google to “crack down on manipulative search results” that lead people seeking abortions to anti-abortion clinics. In a letter addressed to Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai, the lawmakers reference a study conducted by US nonprofit group Center for Countering […]

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US

Anti-abortion vandals threaten pregnancy group in Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD – A pro-abortion extremist group issued a threat to an anti-abortion group in Hollywood. “If abortions aren’t safe then neither are you, but they spelled neither wrong and then it had Janes Revenge by the door there” said Angela Curatalo with the Archdiocese of Miami’s Respect Life Ministry as she described the graffiti that […]

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Travel

Connecticut Moves to Blunt Impact of Other States’ Anti-Abortion Laws

The Connecticut law anticipates a spike in out-of-state demand should the Supreme Court overturn Roe. The legislation expands who can perform in-clinic procedures known as suction or aspiration abortions, joining just over a dozen other states that have similar rules. Amanda N. Skinner, the president and chief executive of Planned Parenthood of Southern New England, […]

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Canada

Ontario mom furious Grade 8 assignment requires students to make posters for anti-abortion group’s contest | CBC News

An Ontario Catholic school is under fire for a Grade 8 assignment that requires students to make anti-abortion posters for marks and the chance to win a cash prize.  The assignment at St. Patrick Catholic Elementary School in Woodstock involves students creating a poster that includes the words “Unborn Babies Matter,” along with a picture or pictures that […]