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Senate Moves To Undo Anti-Abortion Laws

Senate Moves To Undo Anti-Abortion Laws

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A State Senate panel has approved two abortion rights bills at the Capitol. That in an effort to undo some of the anti-abortion laws passed when Repubilcans controlled the General Assembly. One bill would repeal the requirement that women seeking an abortion must first have an ultrasound. The other would allow insurance plansĀ to provide coverage for abortions. Supporters of the measures say the recent Democratic victories in statewide contests show that the public does not support the abortion restrictions passed by Republicans in recent years. Democrats won control of the State Senate last month. But Republicans stillĀ have a large majority in the House, which is highly unlikely to support the bills.

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 24

FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

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