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File photo of an abortion clinic. (credit: CESAR RANGEL/AFP/Getty Images)

RI House Panel To Hear Abortion-Related Bills

Rhode Island lawmakers are taking a look at legislation that would require abortion providers to show a woman an ultrasound of the fetus before performing the procedure.

03/09/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the government Internet health insurance exchange Healthcare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Pro-Life Group Wants Health Plans Without Abortion Coverage

A national anti-abortion group is pressing Rhode Island’s health insurance marketplace to offer plans that don’t cover abortion services, and says failing to do so violates the rights of those who object to the procedure.

11/22/2013

Pope Francis waves after his general audience in St Peter's square at the Vatican on Sept. 18, 2013. (credit: TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)

Bishop: ‘It Is A Demand Of The Gospel’ To Speak Out About Abortion, Gay Marriage

Bishop Thomas Tobin of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence, known for his activism against legalizing same-sex marriage and taking on politicians who support abortion rights, struck a conciliatory tone Friday, a week after he was quoted as saying he was “a little bit disappointed” Pope Francis hadn’t addressed abortion since being elected six months ago.

09/20/2013

File photo of a Planned Parenthood. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Maine City Proposing ‘Buffer Zone’ Around Planned Parenthood Clinic

The Portland City Council is weighing a proposal to create a so-called buffer zone around a Planned Parenthood clinic.

07/31/2013

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Brain Dead Politics In Virginia

Ken Cuccinelli aspires to be the next governor of Virginia after spending four years trying to deny women’s health care rights, blocking Obamacare and forcing his ideology and personal beliefs on the Commonwealth of Virginia.

11/28/2012

An Obama supporter on election night. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: Just Biding Our Time

In no time, conservatives will be trying to hold back the smirks as these liberals slowly but surely realize what they’ve done to our country.

11/13/2012

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Opinion: Ballots Full Of Women

While Mitt Romney talks about binders full of women, Democrats have ballots full of women.

11/06/2012

Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Opinion: Single-Issue Voting Is Wrong In These Multi-Issue Times

Consider the economy, the job market, the recent horrendous occurrences in the Middle East before voting for a person because of his race, his social-issue promises, or any other rather selfish reasons.

10/31/2012

Barack Obama campaigns in Virginia (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Team Obama Is Winning The Opening Of The Final Sprint To Election Day

We are currently seeing two very different approaches to the post-debate push from the two Presidential campaigns – Obama has a much stronger opening to the two week push.

10/25/2012

Mitt Romney campaigns with Richard Mourdock (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Don’t Republicans Understand Rape?

Once again, a Republican politician has said something extreme about rape. Extreme and extremely stupid.

10/24/2012

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