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Dilation and Extraction

Public opinion on abortion rights is often framed as a binary choice between two political positions, but a closer look at new polling data from Gallup reveals more nuance.

While a majority of Americans support legalized abortion in early pregnancy, most oppose it in the later stages, according to the survey.

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The Ohio Senate passed a controversial bill that bans the abortion method most often used after 12 weeks of pregnancy.

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A bill banning a common procedure used in most second trimester abortions has been approved by an Ohio Senate committee. 

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Abortion rights activists staged a demonstration at the Statehouse Tuesday as a Republican-backed bill banning an abortion procedure was introduced in committee.

Legislation banning what anti-abortion activists call a "dismemberment abortion" has been introduced in the Ohio Senate.