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Lawmakers were concerned that the bill could end up banning some types of contraceptives. (Getty Images)

Bill Banning Abortions Beyond 19 Weeks Stalls In South Carolina Senate

Lawmakers expressed concern the bill was too broad and that it could end up banning contraceptives.

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Bill Banning Abortion At 20 Weeks Heads To House

A bill banning abortion in South Carolina beyond 19 weeks of pregnancy advanced Tuesday to the House floor, with supporters hoping it eventually heads to a courtroom.


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Court Rules North Carolina’s Anti-Abortion License Plate Unconstitutional

North Carolina’s anti-abortion license plate is unconstitutional because the state doesn’t provide the same forum for motorists on the other side of the contentious issue, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.


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South Carolina Bill Would Ban Abortions After 19 Weeks

Abortion opponents hope a proposed law banning the procedure in South Carolina beyond the 19th week of pregnancy ends up before the U.S. Supreme Court.


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Bright To Speak At Statehouse Anti-Abortion Rally

U.S. Senate candidate Lee Bright will speak at a rally against abortion inside the South Carolina Statehouse.


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1 NC Abortion Clinic Closed, Another Reopens

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — One North Carolina abortion clinic is now permanently closed and another surgery center that performs abortions has re-opened after both were cited for problems that led to the suspension of services […]


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2011 NC Abortion Law Challenges Before Judge again

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge wants to hear from lawyers in person on the legality of 2011 ultrasound requirements passed by North Carolina legislators before deciding whether they should be tossed out permanently […]


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Full N.C. House Considering Abortion Legislation

The state House is expected to engage in an impassioned floor debate before voting on the latest version of legislation addressing abortion rules in North Carolina that also seeks to satisfy concerns of Gov. Pat McCrory.


Anti-abortion protesters attend the March for Life on Jan. 25, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

NC Governor Threatens To Veto Abortion Bill ‘Unless Significant Changes’ Are Made

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is taking a harder line on proposed legislation to tighten rules on abortions, threatening to veto the measure unless his concerns are addressed.


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Protesters Watch As Abortion Bill Passes N.C. Senate

Senate Republicans gave their final approval Wednesday to legislation requiring additional rules for abortions in North Carolina, even as hundreds of angry protesters descended on the legislature to express their displeasure.