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Abortion Foes, Emboldened by Trump, Promise ‘Onslaught’ of Tough Restrictions

By Sabrina Tavernise and Sheryl Gay Stolberg COLUMBUS, Ohio — Christina Hagan, the youngest woman in the Ohio Legislature, received a surprise last week. The toughest piece of abortion legislation in the country — a bill she had championed for years — suddenly passed. The measure, which would ban abortions after a heartbeat is detected, […]

In 2017, women will have to more fiercely guard their right to abortion: Kim F. Chiz

Providing abortion care has never been easy. When my grandmother Dorothy was a young nurse in the 1950s, most of the abortions performed in Pennsylvania were illegal. When she and her colleagues cared for abortion patients, they were usually helping to save the lives of women who’d had illegal or self-induced abortions in a time […]