Abortion

Students Attending Rally Get Caught In East Coast BlizzardSome Minnesota students found out first-hand what it was like to be stuck in that East Coast blizzard. About 200 teenagers from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis traveled to Washington D.C. this week for a pro-life rally.
On Roe v. Wade Anniversary, Thousands Gather For Pro-Life Rally At State CapitolFriday marks the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade -- the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. Every year, the group Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) holds a pro-life rally on the anniversary.
4 Things To Know: Post-Holiday Sales, Winter WallopThese are the four stories you need to know about for Monday, Dec. 28. They include the Twin Cities' likely first major wallop of snow this season, and post-Christmas sales you might consider taking advantage of.
Minn. Planned Parenthood Centers Undeterred By Colo. ShootingsBusiness went on as usual at Planned Parenthood centers across Minnesota Saturday following the deadly shooting in Colorado on Friday. Planned Parenthood President and CEO Sarah Stoesz oversees Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Dayton: "Not A Shred Of Evidence" To Warrant Planned Parenthood InvestigationGov. Mark Dayton says he will not order an investigation into medical practices at Planned Parenthood Minnesota.
Anti-Planned Parenthood Protesters Rally At Governor's ResidenceHundreds of people protested outside the Governor's Residence in St. Paul Wednesday, calling for the state to investigate Planned Parenthood. This comes days after another undercover video was released by the anti-abortion group Center for Medical Progress, alleging the illegal sale of fetal tissue may also happen in Minnesota.
Assembly Committee To Vote On Fetal Tissue BanA Wisconsin state Assembly committee plans to vote on a Republican-backed bill that would prohibit research using tissue obtained from aborted fetuses. The measure up for a vote Wednesday in the Assembly's criminal justice committee is opposed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison and researchers who say it will impede their work.
Hundreds Protest Planned Parenthood In St. PaulProtests took place across the nation Tuesday to call for state and federal officials to investigate Planned Parenthood and to stop funding the organization. About 350 protesters stood outside the clinic near University Avenue in St. Paul. Several groups were represented, including the Minnesota Family Council, Students for Life in America and Pro-Life Action Ministries.
MN Lawmakers Call For Investigation Into Planned ParenthoodA group of Minnesota lawmakers has called on Gov. Mark Dayton to investigate claims that Planned Parenthood is selling human fetal tissue in violation of federal law, claims that the birth control organization dismisses as false.
GOP Presidential Hopeful Walker Signs Abortion Ban BillRepublican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, one week after launching his bid for the 2016 presidential nomination, signed a bill Monday that outlaws non-emergency abortions at or beyond 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Wisconsin A Step Away From 20-Week Abortion Ban The state Assembly is set to take up a bill that would ban non-emergency abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Iowa Court Allows Remote Dispensing Of Abortion PillThe Iowa Supreme Court has struck down a restriction that would have prevented doctors from administering abortion-inducing pills remotely via video teleconferencing, saying it would have placed an undue burden on a woman's right to get an abortion.

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