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January 21, 2014 at 3:17 PM

‘March for Life’ rally attracts 4,000 to Capitol

OLYMPIA — Thousands showed up to share a pro-life message with lawmakers Tuesday. Holding roses and hoisting signs, more than 4,000 people gathered at the steps of the Capitol for the annual “March for Life” rally to protest abortion, especially House Bill 2148, the so-called Reproductive Parity Act, which would require health-insurance plans to include abortion…

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January 15, 2014 at 10:21 AM

Washington state ranks high on abortion rights, both sides agree

Two reports released this week show that both sides of the fierce abortion debate agree on at least one thing: Washington state ranks at the top of the country in abortion rights. NARAL Pro-Choice America placed Washington second on its annual Report Card on Women’s Reproductive Rights, just behind California. The group cited state laws…

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January 22, 2013 at 4:01 PM

Anti-abortion demonstrators rally on Capitol steps

On the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion in the U.S., anti-abortion demonstrators gathered on the steps of the state Capitol building to protest abortion. Washington State March for Life President Noreen McEntee-Hobson urged the crowd to speak out against “the abortion mandate” – specifically referring to Senate Bill…

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