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  • The Supreme Court has rejected Arizona's bid to put in place its ban on most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
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  • Pope Francis on Monday criticized abortion as evidence of a "throwaway culture" that wastes people as well as food, saying such a mentality is a threat to world peace.
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  • Kermit Gosnell
  • A Philadelphia doctor already serving life in prison for performing rogue abortions has been sentenced to a concurrent 30 years for illegally distributing painkillers, including many later sold on the street by addicts and drug dealers.
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  • A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled that most of Texas' tough new abortion restrictions can take effect immediately.
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  • A local abortion clinic is under fire, facing allegations of unsafe and unsanitary conditions.
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  • Governor Rick Perry
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed sweeping new abortion restrictions on Thursday that could shutter most of the clinics in the state.
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  • An unlicensed doctor who went on trial with rogue abortion provider Kermit Gosnell was sentenced Monday to house arrest for her work at his now-shuttered Philadelphia clinic.
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  • Kermit Gosnell
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  • Kermit Gosnell
  • Kermit Gosnell admitted that he sold prescriptions for OxyContin and other drugs to addicts and dealers at his office.
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  • Kermit Gosnell
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  • Kermit Gosnell
  • After two false starts, a Philadelphia abortion doctor has signed off on a federal plea agreement over his distribution of OxyContin and other painkillers.
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  • State lawmakers unanimously have approved a bill authorizing tighter regulations on abortion clinics in Delaware following recent problems at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Wilmington.
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  • Kermit Gosnell
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  • Kermit Gosnell
  • An abortion provider serving life in prison for killing babies rejected a plea in a federal drug case, as his lawyer called any additional sentence irrelevant.
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  • To lead their nearly 13-hour filibuster attempt aimed at blocking a contentious abortion bill, Texas Democrats turned to a 50-year-old lawmaker.
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  • Kermit Gosnell
  • A Philadelphia abortion provider already serving a life term in the deaths of three babies is due in federal court Wednesday to plead guilty to drug charges.
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  • Kermit Gosnell
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  • The wife of a Philadelphia abortion doctor who helped out at his corrupt, grimy clinic has been sentenced to seven to 23 months in prison.
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  • Kermit Gosnell
  • Kermit Gosnell, the abortion doctor now serving life in prison for killing babies born alive at his clinic, is expected to plead guilty to federal drug charges.
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  • Kermit Gosnell
  • In a somewhat unusual move, Philadelphia prosecutors are expected to seek mercy this week for three women being sentenced for murder for their work at an abortion clinic whose operator was found guilty of killing babies born alive.
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  • A Florida man has been charged with tricking his girlfriend into taking a pill used to induce labor and cause an abortion.
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  • Kermit Gosnell
  • One of the last people seated in the witness box at Dr. Kermit Gosnell's murder trial was a character witness for a co-defendant, and had nothing to do with Gosnell's abortion clinic.
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  • Kermit Gosnell
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  • Kermit Gosnell
  • A Philadelphia doctor was sentenced Wednesday to a third life term for killing an aborted baby that he described as so big it could "walk to the bus."
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  • Kermit Gosnell
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  • Kermit Gosnell
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  • Kermit Gosnell
  • Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms in prison.
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  • Kermit Gosnell
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  • Kermit Gosnell
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  • Kermit Gosnell
  • The Philadelphia abortion doctor has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the deaths of three babies born alive.
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  • Kermit Gosnell
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  • The Kermit Gosnell case
  • Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell has been convicted of three of four counts of first-degree murder.
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  • The Kermit Gosnell case
  • A verdict has been reached in the murder trial of Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell.
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  • The Kermit Gosnell case
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  • The Kermit Gosnell case
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  • The Kermit Gosnell case
  • Jurors appear to be working on one of the murder charges against the defendant, Dr. Kermit Gosnell.
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  • The Kermit Gosnell case
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  • The Kermit Gosnell case
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  • The Kermit Gosnell case
  • The jury listened again to the legal distinctions between first- and third-degree murder, manslaughter and infanticide.
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  • The Kermit Gosnell case
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  • The Kermit Gosnell case
  • The jury is weighing murder and racketeering charges against a Philadelphia abortion provider.
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  • The Kermit Gosnell case
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  • The Kermit Gosnell case
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  • The Kermit Gosnell case
  • A Philadelphia jury returns to keep working toward a verdict in the murder trial of a Philadelphia abortion provider.
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  • The Kermit Gosnell case
  • A Philadelphia jury has deliberated for its first full day without reaching a verdict in the murder trial of a Philadelphia abortion provider.
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  • The Kermit Gosnell case
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  • The Kermit Gosnell case
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