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Fetal Heartbeat

Alabama House Advances Harsh Abortion Bill

Reuters | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 4 (Reuters) - The Alabama House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday that would ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat...

Why Can't We Talk About Miscarriage?

Katrina Markel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Katrina Markel

The common line of thinking is that in the first trimester you should "only tell people you are willing to also tell about a miscarriage." The problem with this piece of advice is that it also leaves us with the impression that we're not SUPPOSED to talk about miscarriage.

Two Heartbeats

Jessica Halepis | Posted 10.26.2013 | Parents
Jessica Halepis

I had no idea at the time, but while I was receiving confirmation of the life burgeoning inside of me, another heart, my grandmother's, had stopped.

The Flawed Logic of Prenatal Discrimination

Dov Fox | Posted 10.19.2013 | Politics
Dov Fox

As the Supreme Court heard oral arguments this week in the same-sex marriage cases, North Dakota enacted three of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country. Two of them are unlike any ever considered by U.S. courts.

John Celock

Another State Considers Extreme Abortion Ban

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

A Kansas legislative committee heard testimony Tuesday on a bill that would ban abortion following the detection of a fetal heartbeat, a measure that ...

GOP Governor Signs Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Ban

AP | JAMES MacPHERSON | Posted 05.26.2013 | Politics

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota's governor positioned the oil-rich state Tuesday as a primary battleground in the decades-old fight over abortion ...

John Celock

'Ultraconservative Utopia' Prepares For Abortion Comeback

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.04.2013 | Politics

With the introduction of strict new anti-abortion bills nearing in Topeka, Kan., pro-abortion rights college students descended on the state capitol M...

John Celock

Kansas Lawmakers Have It Both Ways, Vote To Ban State Worker Abortion

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics

The day after a Kansas legislative committee adopted an amendment to protect accreditation of the OBGYN residency program at the University of Kansas ...

Stringent Abortion Measure Stirs Controversy

AP | ANN SANNER | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio lawmaker on Wednesday touted the importance of the fetal heartbeat as an indicator of life as he urged a legislative pa...