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Nation Sep 02New Texas abortion law pushes women to out-of-state clinics
The Texas law that took effect this week bans abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected, typically around six weeks. In states like Kansas and Colorado, where abortion is more accessible, providers and aid organizations said they already are seeing…
Nation May 19Down syndrome abortion bans gain traction after court ruling
2021 has been a breakthrough year for legislation in several states seeking to prohibit abortions based solely on a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome.
Nation Apr 01Justice Department working with tribes on missing persons
The Justice Department has finalized its first plan to help address the problem of missing and murdered Native people on one of the largest reservations in Montana.
Politics Oct 14Postal Service agrees to reverse service changes
The lawsuit filed against Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and the U.S. Postal Service on Sept. 9 argued changes implemented in June harmed access to mail services in Montana.
Nation Sep 08Battered by the virus, tribes race to boost census count
Millions of federal dollars for impoverished Native American communities are on the line in the U.S. census, and tribes are racing to avoid being undercounted again.