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Abortion

NC abortion education bill heads to House floor

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A bill requiring North Carolina educators to teach that abortions are linked to later premature births is headed to the full House. Full story...
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NC Senate bill requires abortion education

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A bill requiring North Carolina's health instructors to teach students that abortions cause premature births in later pregnancies is headed to the Senate floor. Full story...
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NC House votes to bar sex-selective abortions

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House Republicans seeking to further restrict abortions in North Carolina have passed a bill barring the procedures on the basis of the gender of the fetus. Full story...
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Gender-based abortion limit considered by NC House

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Republicans at the North Carolina legislature are resuming efforts to limit abortions with a bill that seeks to punish doctors when the child's sex is the primary factor in having the procedure. Full story...
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Successful Roe v. Wade attorney speaks at UNCW

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video It was a case that made history in our nation, Roe v. Wade. The Supreme Court's decision legalized abortion 40 years ago and remains the law of the land. The powerhouse attorney who won that case spoke at UNCW Tuesday. Full story...
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NC lawmaker foresees anti-abortion measures ahead

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A North Carolina lawmaker says his colleagues in the General Assembly are likely to consider proposals to exclude abortion coverage from federal health insurance exchanges and to outlaw abortions based on gender preferences. Full story...
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Judge rules against NC anti-abortion license plate

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video A federal judge has squelched North Carolina's plans to offer an anti-abortion license plate, saying the state can't offer that viewpoint without also letting residents buy pro-choice plates. Full story...
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Butler attacks Goolsby with transvaginal wand

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video A new ad in the race for state Senate District 9 is grabbing people's attention. Deb Butler's new ad says incumbent Republican Sen. Thom Goolsby is trying to follow women into the doctor's office. Full story...
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'I had an abortion' shirts spark controversy at UNCW

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video UNCW students held a silent protest this afternoon against the sale of some controversial t-shirts. The UNCW Women's Studies Department and the university's LGBTQIA Resource Office held a panel today selling shirts for $15 that read "I had an abortion." Full story...
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Jacksonville to revise rules after abortion foes sue

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A federal judge is approving a settlement after anti-abortion protesters claimed a Jacksonville city ordinance violates free-speech rights by giving police too much leeway in deciding where and when demonstrations are allowed. Full story...
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