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Iowa Court Allows Remote Dispensing Of Abortion Pill

The 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.

06/19/2015

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Dayton Vetoes Medication Abortion Bill

Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a bill that would require a doctor to be in the room when a woman takes a pill to induce abortion.

04/30/2012

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Franken Unveils Health Bill For Rural Vets

On this Veterans Day, U.S. Senator Al Franken has unveiled a bill that would provide better health care for vets in rural areas.

11/11/2011