Abortion

Dried mud and the remnants of a marina is seen at the New Melones Lake reservoir which is now at less than 20 percent capacity as a severe drought continues to affect California on May 24, 2015.  California has recently announced sweeping statewide water restrictions for the first time in history in order to combat the region's devastating drought, the worst since records began.          AFP PHOTO/ MARK RALSTON        (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Advocates Blame California’s Drought On Abortion, Immigration & Meat

The state’s historic four-year dry spell has brought with it a flurry of finger-pointing. Now advocates, noting how California’s water shortage ranks as the top public concern, are invoking the drought to bolster their own causes.

06/18/2015

Assemblywoman Shannon Grove (courtesy Office of the California Assembly)

Central Valley Assemblywoman Blames Drought On God’s Wrath Over Abortion

Assemblywoman Shannon Grove touched off a firestorm of criticism when she blamed California’s historic drought on abortion.

06/13/2015

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California Pregnancy Centers Would Have To Tell Visitors Abortion Is An Option Under New Bill

Crisis pregnancy centers in California would have to tell visitors that abortion is an option under legislation approved by the state Assembly.

05/26/2015

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Idaho Lawmaker Asks If Swallowing Small Camera Could Allow Remote Gynecological Exams

An Idaho lawmaker received a brief lesson on female anatomy after asking if a woman can swallow a small camera for doctors to conduct a remote gynecological exam.

02/24/2015

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Traffic At A Virtual Standstill As Thousands Of Anti-Abortion Demonstrators Converge On San Francisco

Tens of thousands of people who oppose abortion gathered in San Francisco Saturday for the 11th Annual Walk for Life event. The event created huge traffic jams in The City, with cars backed up all the way to the Bay Bridge.

01/24/2015

Buffer zone outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in San Francisco. (CBS)

Rep. Jackie Speier Fires Back After House Republicans Pass Anti-Abortion Bill

House Republicans passed an anti-abortion bill Thursday night, but not the one they planned.

01/22/2015

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SF Supervisors Debate Opposition To Ban On Gender-Based Abortions

San Francisco could become the first city in California to go on record as opposing a state ban on gender-specific abortions if a resolution proposed by Supervisor David Chiu is adopted.

09/09/2014

Buffer zone outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in San Francisco. (CBS)

Supreme Court Strikes Down Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones, May Impact San Francisco Law

After the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a Massachusetts law that requires buffer zones around entrances to reproductive health clinics, Bay Area legislators and abortion rights supporters are looking into whether similar local laws will be impacted by the high court’s decision.

06/26/2014

San Francisco City Hall

San Francisco Supervisors Criticize Anti-Abortion Banners On Market St.

Members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors have taken aim at anti-abortion banners placed on busy Market Street.

01/15/2014

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Santa Clara University Faculty Criticize Decision To Drop Abortion Coverage

The decision to drop elective abortion coverage from the Santa Clara University health insurance plan surprised some faculty, who say the move goes against the school’s tradition of openness.

10/10/2013

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