Contentious anti-abortion movie screened in Lethbridge on Friday

The anti-abortion movie Unplanned began screening in select theatres in Canada on Friday, including the Lethbridge Movie Mill, and the decision to show it has not been without controversy. However, despite the outrage expressed by some pro-choice advocates over the film being screened, the first screening in Lethbridge was a quiet event. Related Showings of anti-abortion film sell out in […]

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Abortion rights debate divides Democrat politicians, states

PROVIDENCE, R.I.  — A bill seeking to preserve abortion protections in state law fails to pass a key committee. Lawmakers cite God, church and faith in proclaiming their opposition to it. Abortion-rights groups protest outside a gathering of lawmakers. What sounds like a legislative fight in a state controlled by anti-abortion Republicans is actually quite different. The bill seeking to […]

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Would overturning abortion rights turn back clock to 1973?

A wave of state abortion bans has set off speculation: What would happen if Roe v. Wade, the ruling establishing abortion rights nationwide, were overturned? Although far from a certainty, even with increased conservative clout on the Supreme Court, a reversal of Roe would mean abortion policy would revert to the states, and many would be eager to impose bans. […]

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Milla Jovovich Describes 'Horrific' Emergency Abortion Experience

Sharing her story. Milla Jovovich opened up about the emergency abortion she had two years ago, calling it a “nightmare.” https://www.instagram.com/p/Bxc8jFGA7GU/ I don’t like to get political and I try to only do it if a really have to and this is one of those times. If someone doesn’t want to continue reading, you have been warned.Our rights as women […]

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Why Abortion Access Became More Important to Me When I Came Out

After President Trump was elected, I had a miniature — read: major — breakdown, so I decided to focus on a specific issue: Abortion access. In January of 2017, I joined the board of directors at NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota, which works on everything from pro-choice legislation to running a volunteer clinic escort program. At the time, I was still in […]

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Rural and remote health minister says pro-life views won’t affect abortion pill policy

Rural and Remote Health Minister Greg Ottenbreit does not hide the fact he is personally against abortion, but says that doesn’t influence his job as a cabinet minister and responsibility to allow abortion access. First reported by the Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Ottenbreit recently spoke at a pro-life event in his home constituency of Yorkton, Sask. During the address, Ottenbreit encouraged […]

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Ohio governor signs bill banning abortion after 1st heartbeat

A bill imposing one of the most stringent abortion restrictions in the nation was signed into law in Ohio. Republican Gov. Mike DeWine signed the heartbeat bill Thursday, breaking with his predecessor, Republican John Kasich, who had vetoed the measure twice. Ohio’s closely divided politics had slowed the progress of the bill as it has caught momentum elsewhere, forcing years […]

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‘Executing Babies’: Here Are the Facts Behind Trump’s Misleading Abortion Tweet

The latest battle in the nation’s continuing war over abortion involves a federal bill called the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. Senate Democrats this week blocked the bill from reaching a vote, and President Trump responded with an angry tweet. Senate Democrats just voted against legislation to prevent the killing of newborn infant children. The Democrat position on abortion is […]

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Trump Administration Blocks Funds for Planned Parenthood and Others Over Abortion Referrals

The Trump administration issued a rule on Friday barring organizations that provide abortion referrals from receiving federal family planning money, a step that could cut millions of dollars in funding to Planned Parenthood and direct it toward religiously-based, anti-abortion groups. The rule, which has been expected for months, is almost certain to be challenged in court. It also requires organizations […]

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