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Politico: Doyle key to Stupak-W.H. deal

“The fate of health care reform may have turned on a single relationship.

When they needed to find a way to unlock the votes of a group of anti-abortion lawmakers led by Michigan Rep. Bart Stupak,…

Associated Press: Abortion compromise doesn't satisfy critics

“A last-minute compromise that swung a half-dozen anti-abortion Democrats behind President Barack Obama's health care bill - virtually ensuring its passage - failed to placate outside activists on either side of the issue, and drew derision from Republicans…

Womens eNews: Kenya's Abortion Ban Fires Constitutional Debate

“Earlier this month church leaders here threatened to mobilize their faithful against a draft of a national constitution if it included language allowing abortions under any circumstance…

Associated Press: Neb. bill would make it tougher to get abortion

“Nebraska lawmakers are considering a bill that would make it tougher for women to get second trimester or late-term abortions by requiring them to be near death or at risk of irreversible physical harm.

Newsweek: NYT Urges Abortion-Rights Supporters to ‘Make Their Voices Heard.’ The Real Question: What Should They Be Saying?

“'Americans who support women's reproductive rights need to make their voices heard,' The New York Times editorial opined yesterday…

New York Times: Laws, Lies and the Abortion Debate

"It has been three years since the Supreme Court’s conservative majority abruptly departed from precedent to uphold a federal ban on a particular method of abortion

Tulsa World: State high court affirms ruling on abortion bill

"The Oklahoma Supreme Court has upheld a lower court's decision that a controversial abortion bill violated the one-subject rule of the state constitution…

The Guardian: Abortion laws kill Kenyan schoolgirls

"A truly shocking report crosses my desk. It tells of the death toll and injuries in Kenya from unsafe abortion. It talks of schoolgirls of 13 and 14 who sell themselves for sex to support their families or are raped, who become pregnant and then die…

New York Times: Neb. Lawmakers to Discuss Fetal Pain Abortion Bill

"A group of lawmakers is pushing to make Nebraska the first state to outlaw most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy based on the argument that the fetus might feel pain during the procedure…

Washington Post: Tim Tebow, his mother's choice, and what this young woman wants

Twenty-two years ago, Pam Tebow made a courageous decision to continue a pregnancy that threatened her life. Thankfully, she and her son lived to tell the tale — and reportedly will do so again during a Super Bowl commercial…