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Posted 8:58 PM 5/21/2014 : Abortion clinic denies Vitter allegations

BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge abortion clinic responded Wednesday to allegations by U. S. Senator David Vitter that they violated patients' privacy rights.

Delta Clinic Coordinator Sylvia Ann Cochran said they were unaware of any violations alleged by Vitter, and questioned the timing of his... Read More

Posted 12:46 PM 5/21/2014 : La. House approves abortion restriction bill

BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's abortion clinics will be required to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles, a restriction that abortion-rights groups say will shutter three of the state's five abortion clinics. With an 88-5 vote Wednesday, the House sent the bill by Rep.... Read More

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