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House passes bill ending state abortion funding

Virginia's House has passed legislation that would end public funding for abortions, another triumph for a large, socially conservative legislative majority.

Friday - 02/03/2012, 04:17pm EST

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Lawyers: Abortion doctor immune from prosecution

Lawyers for a Utah abortion doctor charged with murder for the death of a fetus in Maryland asked a judge Friday to throw out the charges, arguing she is immune from prosecution and that the state is trying to infringe upon a woman's right to terminate a pregnancy.

Friday - 01/20/2012, 05:39pm EST

Tags: Maryland, doctor, Utah

AP Exclusive: D.C. funded 300 abortions in 2 years

For decades Congress has used its power over the District of Columbia to ban the city from paying for abortions for poor women, but during a two-year period when lawmakers reversed course at least 300 women got city-funded procedures, according to data obtained by The Associated Press.

Thursday - 07/07/2011, 08:03pm EDT

Tags: d.c. heathcare alliance, Planned Parenthood, laura meyers, doxie mccoy, vincent gray, dc abortion fund, tiffany reed

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