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Poland's abortion debate back in parliament

Poland's abortion debate was back on the agenda on Wednesday, more than a year after tens of thousands of black-clad women successfully took to the streets in the Catholic country to stop the tightening of a law that is already ...

Jan 10, 2018
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Thousands of Poles rally to defend women's rights

Several thousand black-clad women took to streets across Poland on Tuesday to defend their reproductive rights, which they say are being curtailed under the conservative Law and Justice (PiS) government.

Oct 04, 2017
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Court clears way for Arkansas abortion pill rules

An appeals court panel cleared the way Friday for Arkansas to restrict how the abortion pill is administered in the state, saying a judge didn't estimate how many women would be burdened by a 2015 law's requirement.

Jul 28, 2017
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Arkansas considers banning 'sex-selection' abortions

Arkansas would become the eighth state to ban abortions based solely on whether a woman wants to have a girl or a boy under a measure a House panel approved Thursday that is part of a Republican agenda that started with the ...

Feb 09, 2017
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As 'abortion pill' turns 15, debate rages on

Fifteen years after its approval in the United States, the drug mifepristone is used in nearly a quarter of all abortions, a proportion that has grown steadily even as the national abortion rate has fallen to a historic low.

Sep 22, 2015
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