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illinois planned parenthood
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May 28, 2019 - 4:31 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP/KFTK) — The Illinois House has endorsed expanded abortion protections as a half-dozen other states strive to restrict the procedure. Chicago Democratic Rep. Kelly Cassidy’s Reproductive Health Act, SB25 , was approved 64-50 Monday. It rescinds 45-year-old regulations on...
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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson
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May 24, 2019 - 10:33 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP/KFTK) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed a bill that bans abortions on or beyond the eighth weeks of pregnancy without exceptions for cases of rape or incest, making it among the most restrictive abortion policies in the nation. Under the law that comes into force...
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Eric Sykes
March 09, 2019 - 9:25 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (KFTK) - A new bill in North Carolina could give teachers a pay raise for carrying a gun in the classroom. The School Security Act of 2019 would give teachers a five percent raise if they undergo basic police training. One of the bill's sponsors, Republican State Sen. Warren Daniel...
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