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Democrats cite state abortion restrictions and ‘trigger laws’ in effort to codify Roe

Senate Democrats took aim at state abortion restrictions, including red-state “trigger” laws that would immediately ban the procedure if the landmark case Roe v. Wade is overturned, in their effort to codify the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold women’s right to obtain an abortion. Connecticut Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal led the Wednesday Senate hearing to… Read More »

Nurse accused of impregnating woman in vegetative state who gave birth

Nathan Sutherland, a licensed practical nurse who was caring for the woman at the Hacienda HealthCare facility, has been charged with one count of sexual assault and one count of vulnerable adult abuse, according to court documents from Maricopa County Superior Court. A court order compelled Sutherland to provide a DNA sample to investigators on… Read More »