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Choose Life! Baby operated on while still in mother’s womb

NZ Herald 1 August 2015 A baby’s life was saved by a pioneering operation carried out when she was still in her mother’s womb. Michelle Cannon had been advised to have an abortion after receiving the devastating news that her unborn daughter had a rare and usually deadly condition. Fluid was building up in the…
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Republicans seek probe of abortion rules after Planned Parenthood videos

Reuters 22 July 2015 Republican presidential candidates and lawmakers are calling for Planned Parenthood to be investigated and its federal funding eliminated after two videos that critics said showed the reproductive health care group is involved in the illegal sale of aborted fetal tissue. White House hopeful Senator Rand Paul introduced an amendment to a…
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Abortion rate declines in Bay

Bay of Plenty Times 30 June 2015 The number of abortions had by Bay of Plenty women has decreased 8 per cent since 2013, new data reveals. Statistics New Zealand data shows fewer Bay of Plenty women had abortions in 2014 than in any year since records began in 2004. Bay women had 667 abortions…
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