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Tiller shooting reignites debate

WICHITA, Kan. – As the U.S. Marshals Service moved to protect abortion clinics and doctors nationwide, the fatal shooting of the country’s most prominent provider of late-term abortions has started …

Abortion doctor killed at church

George Tiller, the nation’s most prominent provider of controversial late-term abortions, was shot and killed Sunday in the lobby of his Lutheran church in Wichita, Kan., where he was serving …

Student sues SFCC over anti-abortion display

A Spokane Falls Community College student who was barred from putting up an anti-abortion display is suing the college in federal court in Spokane.

Abortion foes hold annual march

WASHINGTON – The inauguration of a president who supports abortion rights fired up the annual March for Life Thursday, with activists warning of new, more liberal legislation and urging President …

Abortion protest draws 4,000

OLYMPIA – More than 4,000 people crowded the Washington state Capitol steps Tuesday to decry abortion. “Let’s make sure the Supreme Court can hear all of us today,” newly elected …

Showdown In The Pharmacy Doctors’ Prescriptions For ‘Morning-After’ Pills Are Creating A Moral Dilemma For Some Pharmacists

Michelle Crider holds a packet of Ovral birth control pills while her husband plays with their daughter. Photo by Associated Press

Officials Examining Dumped Fetuses No New Information Until Medical Tests Completed

San Bernardino County authorities are trying to determine the age and sex of as many as 34 fetuses found packaged in boxes dumped near Highway 71 in Chino Hills. “Right …

Militias, Radical Abortion Foes May Be Linked

Two Democratic lawmakers and several abortion rights groups called Tuesday for congressional hearings into links between radical anti-abortion groups and militias that may threaten violence against abortion clinics. Rep. Charles …

Padden: Taking Issue Seriously

It’s been a long time coming, but Rep. Mike Padden, R-Spokane, says he’s glad lawmakers are taking abortion seriously again. “I’m pleased that the House was willing to show the …

House Passes Abortion Notification Bill Requiring Doctors To Inform Parents Faces Opposition In Senate

The state House passed legislation Wednesday that would require physicians to notify parents of their minor child’s decision to obtain an abortion. The vote was 54-44.

Abortion Foes Fear Gop Contract’s Welfare Cuts Mean More Abortions They Say It’s Wrong To Demand Babies, Then Refuse Help To Poor Mothers

Cardinal O’Connor says legislation immoral. File/Associated Press.

Group Requires Ob-Gyns Be Taught Abortion Skills

Programs that train doctors in obstetrics will be required to teach abortion skills under a policy adopted Tuesday by the group that governs graduate medical education. Programs that refuse to …

Clinic Owner Sentenced For Illegal Abortion

A medical clinic owner who performed illegal abortions was sentenced to 16 years to life for the death of a patient. Alicia Ruiz Hanna was “callous and self-serving,” Superior Court …

Abortion Issue Divides City Both Sides Of Roe Vs. Wade Debate Hold Peaceful Demonstrations To Mark Anniversary Of Court Ruling

1. 22 years of controversy Supporters of the Roe vs. Wade decision hold a “Light the Way to choice” rally at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, N 1620 Monroe. Photo …