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Protesters rally against the GOP health care plan, on Capitol Hill, July 26, 2017 in Washington, DC.

Couple Sues Planned Parenthood over Failed Abortion of Son

An Idaho couple who sought a drug-induced abortion from Planned Parenthood in 2016 is suing the abortion vendor for failing to end the life of their son and leaving with them the costs of raising “an additional unplanned child.”

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U.N. Program: Polio Thriving on ‘Unchecked’ Afghanistan-Pakistan Border

The United Nations-backed Global Polio Eradication Initiative attributed a recent resurgence of the potentially deadly disease in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region, home to the one the debilitating virus’ last remaining bastions in the world, to the “unchecked” flow of people across their mutual border, the Guardian reported Wednesday.

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Klobuchar: Medicare for All ‘Could Be a Possibility in the Future’

During a town hall on CNN on Monday, 2020 presidential candidate Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) stated that Medicare for all “could be a possibility in the future.” Klobuchar stated, “I think it’s something that we can look to for the future, but

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Kentucky Senate Passes Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Ban

The Kentucky Senate voted 31-6 Thursday to advance legislation that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected — usually six or seven weeks into pregnancy.

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Supreme Court Blocks Abortion Restrictions in Louisiana

The Supreme Court issued a temporary stay on Thursday night of a lower court order blocking a Louisiana law that would have required abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.