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In rural West, more worries about access to abortion clinics

PORTLAND, Ore. — In the central Oregon city of Bend, the sole Planned Parenthood clinic serving the eastern half of…

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Missouri lawmaker resigns from House after fraud conviction

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A Missouri legislator has resigned her seat after being convicted of falsely claiming she was giving patients…

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Abortion ruling puts spotlight on gerrymandered legislatures

In overturning a half-century of nationwide legal protection for abortion, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Roe v. Wade had…

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Biden offshore drilling proposal would allow up to 11 sales

NEW ORLEANS — President Joe Biden’s administration on Friday proposed up to 10 oil and gas lease sales in the…

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California advances bid to create legal drug injection sites

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Assembly on Thursday approved a controversial bill allowing Los Angeles, Oakland and San Francisco to…

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Arizona attorney general: Pre-1901 abortion ban enforceable

PHOENIX — Arizona’s Republican attorney general announced Wednesday that a pre-statehood law that bans all abortions is enforceable and that…

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California budget won’t cover out-of-state abortion travel

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — While Gov. Gavin Newsom has pledged to make California a sanctuary for women seeking abortions, his administration…

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California voters to weigh constitutional right to abortion

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California voters will decide in November whether to guarantee the right to an abortion in their state…

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Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to…

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Legal battles likely as divided states grapple with abortion

The Supreme Court’s decision Friday to overturn the constitutional right to abortion has only further fractured an already deep division…

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