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Supreme Court refuses urgent hearing on plea against abortion law

Supreme Court refuses urgent hearing on plea against abortion law

The Supreme Court today refused to accord urgent hearing to a plea challenging the constitutional validity of a legal provision that prohibits abortion of a 20-week-old foetus, saying there were "very important national issues" pending adjudication.

Donald Trump suggests 'punishment' for women who get abortions

Donald Trump suggests 'punishment' for women who get abortions

Women who get abortions should receive "some form of punishment," Republican front-runner Donald Trump said today, without indicating specifically what the punishment should be.