Tennessee anti-abortion groups at crossroads on restrictions

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The wait-and-see approach seems odd for a Bible belt state after Trump's election emboldened U.S. social conservatives eager to roll back Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling legalizing abortion nationwide. But the group Tennessee Right to Life is asking lawmakers to avoid passing more limitations until the courts weigh in on laws the state has already passed.


South Korea to Review Whether or Not to Abolish Anti-Abortion Law

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Many public health experts in South Korea pushed for changes in the abortion law but faced opposition from a strong pro-life lobby in a country with one of Asia's largest percentages of Christians and a government trying to boost one of the world's lowest fertility rates.


Public Hearing Slated on Hartford Anti-Abortion Centers

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The Courant reports that the public will have a chance Monday night to weigh in on a city council proposal to rein in faith-driven pregnancy centers, which critics allege pose as legitimate medical clinics to lure women and hand out misleading information about abortions.



Special Election Set to Fill Anti-Abortion Lawmaker's Seat

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Pennsylvania will hold a special election March 13 to complete the term of disgraced Republican U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy, an anti-abortion lawmaker who resigned after his hometown newspaper revealed he had suggested a mistress get an abortion when they thought she might be pregnant.