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U.S. high court temporarily blocks Louisiana abortion restrictions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday temporarily prevented a Louisiana law imposing strict regulations on abortion clinics from taking effect in a case that presents a key test on the contentious issue following last year’s retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, a pivotal supporter of abortion rights. FILE PHOTO: Anti-abortion marchers rally at… Read More »

Fearing House Democrats, anti-abortion groups protect ban on abortion funding

Anti-abortion groups fear that Democrats taking the majority in the House of Representatives next year will pursue a long-held goal of expanding federal funding for abortion by ending the Hyde Amendment, language barring funding for abortion regularly attached to spending bills. “The pro-life movement cannot be complacent,” Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the anti-abortion group Susan… Read More »