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Citing Stop in Abortions, Texas GOP Candidate Says Coronavirus 'Will Save More Lives Than It Takes'

10 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Texas Republican congressional candidate Kathaleen Wall thanked Governor Greg Abbott for signing an executive order last week that deemed abortions "medically unnecessary."
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Reynolds nonessentail surgery suspension includes surgical abortions

Reynolds nonessentail surgery suspension includes surgical abortions

1 day ago   |   KCCI

The proclamation expansion went into effect 5 p.m. Friday.
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This Is What It's Like Getting An Abortion During A Pandemic

This Is What It's Like Getting An Abortion During A Pandemic

1 day ago   |   The Huffington Post

One woman details the long, expensive, anxiety-inducing road trip she had to take after Texas shut down abortions.
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State Officials Battle Over Abortion During Medical Supply Shortage

1 day ago   |   NPR

Republican officials in a growing number of states say abortion is a non-essential procedure that can be delayed; Democratic attorneys general are pushing back.
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Coronavirus in New York: Letitia James leads fight to stop Texas abortion ban

Coronavirus in New York: Letitia James leads fight to stop Texas abortion ban

1 day ago   |   New York Post

New York Attorney General Letitia James is leading a coalition to stop Texas from blocking abortions during the coronavirus pandemic, her office announced Friday. Earlier this...
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Coronavirus Crackdowns Lead To Renewed Abortion Debate

2 days ago   |   Forbes

With states deciding what falls into the category of an “essential” business during a lockdown, abortion providers have found themselves in the crossfire.
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The Coronavirus Becomes an Excuse to Restrict Abortions

2 days ago   |   NY Times

Texas and Ohio say the procedures are nonessential and must yield to the pandemic.
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Abortion providers sue Texas over virus outbreak order

3 days ago   |   Star Tribune

Planned Parenthood joined other abortion providers Wednesday in suing Texas over moving to ban abortions during the coronavirus outbreak, accusing Republican leaders of...
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Anti-abortion groups seek halt to abortions during coronavirus pandemic

3 days ago   |   NBC News

The organizations said in a letter to HHS Secretary Azar that the move would free up medical equipment.
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TX-22's Kathaleen Wall: Coronavirus Will Save Lives by Stopping Abortions

TX-22's Kathaleen Wall: Coronavirus Will Save Lives by Stopping Abortions

3 days ago   |   DCCC

GOP congressional candidate and megadonor in key suburban battleground earns national outrage for her horrifying comments amid a pandemic On Wednesday, Texas Republican...
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