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Abortion - Latest News
Jul 30, 2020 - 11:52 am .- The Mexican Bishops' Conference hailed the Supreme Court’s 4-1 decision striking down a lower court ruling that had ordered the state of Veracruz to legalize abortion in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.
Jul 29, 2020 - 02:45 pm .- The first bench of the Mexican Supreme Court on July 29 overturned a lower court’s ruling that could have opened the door to legalized abortion throughout the country.
Jul 29, 2020 - 12:30 pm .- The abortion-rights group NARAL have endorsed Joe Biden for president just over a year after the group issued a scathing statement demanding he reverse his support for the Hyde Amendment.
Jul 29, 2020 - 09:00 am .- Two dozen pro-life leaders have asked the head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to remove the abortion pill from the U.S. market.
Jul 28, 2020 - 03:58 pm .- The Catholic bishops of Mexico have spoken out strongly against any effort to justify abortion ahead of a Supreme Court ruling that could affect the legalization of abortion throughout the country.  
Jul 28, 2020 - 03:00 am .- CNA examined the voting histories and public policy stances of some names expected to be on Biden’s shortlist.
Jul 27, 2020 - 07:00 pm .- After issuing a temporary injunction against a Tennessee law that would ban abortion in most circumstances, U.S. District Judge William Campbell blocked on Friday the law from taking effect while it is being challenged in court.
Jul 24, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- On Friday, the House passed a “minibus” bill outlining funding of various federal agencies. Pro-life groups warned the legislation would undermine the Mexico City Policy, which bars foreign groups that promote or provide abortions from receiving U.S. assistance.
Jul 23, 2020 - 12:11 am .- The New York Catholic bishops have voiced opposition to a bill that would report on the state’s pro-life pregnancy centers, saying its wording shows an inherent bias against the pregnancy centers.
Jul 21, 2020 - 11:05 am .- The New York affiliate of the nation’s largest abortion provider said Tuesday it will remove the name of its founder, Margaret Sanger, from its Manhattan building because of her support for eugenics.
Jul 21, 2020 - 10:00 am .- A new abortion study has revealed the complexity of Americans’ views on abortion, and an openness to discussion. But among the report’s key findings was a unanimous agreement that abortion is not a “desirable good.”
Jul 16, 2020 - 04:14 pm .- Pro-life advocates are calling on the Irish government to respond to statistics indicating a “shocking” level of abortions performed in the first year following the legalization of the procedure in the country.
Jul 15, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- Efforts to remove abortion funding in next year’s federal budget failed in the House Appropriations Committee earlier this week.
Jul 14, 2020 - 07:00 pm .- A developmental psychologist told CNA that a study claiming most women do not regret their abortions is flawed, and does not accurately represent how women experience abortion.
Jul 14, 2020 - 08:25 am .- A pro-life Texas state senator running for re-election says he won’t be deterred by racial slurs directed against him by pro-abortion groups.
Jul 13, 2020 - 05:07 pm .- A federal court on Monday said a Georgia state law that prohibits abortion anytime after the detection of a fetal heartbeat is unconstitutional.
Jul 13, 2020 - 05:02 pm .- A federal judge has struck down a rule from the Trump administration requiring greater transparency for health insurance plans within the Affordable Care Act marketplaces that cover elective abortions.
Jul 10, 2020 - 05:34 pm .- A federal judge ruled against an Indiana law requiring medical providers to inform the state if they treat any complications connected to a prior abortion.
Jul 8, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- American hip-hop singer Kanye West has denounced the nation’s largest abortion provider as racist and demonic after announcing an unexpected run for the Oval Office on July 4. 
Jul 7, 2020 - 05:00 pm .- Even after the U.S. Supreme Court's overturned a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics, one law professor says that longstanding abortion precedents could still be overturned, even if the makeup of the court does not change.

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