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Losing the Right to Abortion, Week by Week: Restrictions on Later-Term Abortions Harm Women

The landscape for abortion access is shifting quickly, as state after state passes restrictive laws. Particularly affected by these new laws are women who need abortions later in their pregnancies.

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UPDATE AND CORRECTIONS: Kansas Governor Vetoes Abortion Bill

Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson vetoed a bill that would have added a slew of reporting requirements for doctors performing abortions and contained many provisions effecting physicians and their ability to practice in Kansas.

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Justice Department Launches Investigation of Federal Crimes in Tiller Assassination

The Justice Department today announced that the Civil Rights Division and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Kansas have launched a federal investigation into federal crimes in connection with the murder of Dr. George Tiller.

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Do Religiously-Based Restrictions Contribute to Late-term Abortion?

Tiller’s assassination has raised questions regarding how often late-term abortions take place and what factors contribute to putting women in this difficult position.

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Clinic Worker Tells “Democracy Now” He Called FBI About Roeder Before Tiller’s Murder

According to an interview conducted by Democracy Now, Scott Roeder, the man arrested and charged with first-degree murder the murder of Dr. George Tiller was reported to the FBI for vandalizing a Kansas City women’s health clinic on two separate occasions, one a week before Dr. Tiller was killed and the other and a day before his murder. A clinic worker called the FBI to report Roeder’s actions but he was not arrested.

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