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Fresh battles over gay rights erupt in states as Supreme Court hearing nears

Fresh battles over gay rights erupt in states as Supreme Court hearing nears

Opponents of same-sex marriage, anticipating a loss at the high court, press to secure religious-liberty laws.

White House condemns conversion therapy for gay, transgender people

White House condemns conversion therapy for gay, transgender people

The statement was in response to a petition launched after a teen’s suicide note mentioned therapy.

States order doctors to tell women some abortions can be halted midway

States order doctors to tell women some abortions can be halted midway

The Arizona and Arkansas laws on “reversing” drug-induced abortions have been derided by critics.

In Arizona, Arkansas, women must be told that abortion can be ‘reversed’

In Arizona, Arkansas, women must be told that abortion can be ‘reversed’

Arkansas and Arizona just enacted laws that require physicians to tell women who are getting a drug-induced abortion that the process may be “reversed” if the woman changes her mind mid-procedure.