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Wednesday, Aug 1, 2012 at 5:19 PM

Utah Senator Files D.C. Abortion Amendment

Utah Senator Files D.C. Abortion Amendment

A Republican senator from Utah filed an amendment to a cybersecurity bill in an attempt to ban abortions in D.C. after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2012 at 5:46 PM

D.C. Abortion Bill Approved by House Judiciary Committee

D.C. Abortion Bill Approved by House Judiciary Committee

A bill that would ban abortions in the District of Columbia after 20 weeks of pregnancy will go to the House floor for a vote. Read »

Friday, May 18, 2012 at 7:36 AM
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By BEN NUCKOLS

Fetal Pain Bill Before Congress

Fetal Pain Bill Before Congress

The nation's capital once again served as a battleground in the national debate over abortion Thursday as a Congressional subcommittee aired a bill that would ban abortions in the District of Columbia after... Read »

Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 12:50 PM
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By Jim Iovino, Frank Thorp

Norton Abortion Testimony Denied

Norton Abortion Testimony Denied

Nancy Pelosi: "It's wrong." Read »

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2012 at 8:12 AM

AZ Rep. Wants to Ban Some DC Abortions

AZ Rep. Wants to Ban Some DC Abortions

A Republican congressman from Arizona wants to write reproductive health rules for the District of Columbia. Read »

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