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Boston Archbishop Cardinal Sean O'Malley at St. Peter's Basilica on March 6, 2013 in Vatican City. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Cardinal Blasts New Mass. Abortion Clinic Law

The head of the Roman Catholic church in Boston is criticizing state lawmakers for acting “with unseemly haste” to tighten security around abortion clinics.

08/02/2014

Rally on Boston’s City Hall plaza to protest U.S. Supreme Court decisions involving reproductive rights. (WBZ-TV)

Debate Heats Up Over Recent Supreme Court Rulings

Hundreds converged on Boston’s City Hall plaza Tuesday night to protest recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions involving reproductive rights.

07/08/2014

The buffer zone in yellow outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Boston. (WBZ-TV)

Group Warns Mass. Lawmakers Any New Buffer Zone Legislation Could Face Legal Challenge

An anti-abortion group is calling on lawmakers to proceed cautiously as they consider ways to strengthen security around abortion clinics.

07/08/2014

The buffer zone in yellow outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Boston. (WBZ-TV)

Rally Planned In Boston To Protest SCOTUS Buffer Zone Ruling

A rally is planned in Boston to protest recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions that organizers say reduces access to reproductive health services and birth control and puts women and health care providers at risk.

07/05/2014

Abortion protesters returned to a Boston abortion clinic on Saturday. WBZ-TV.

Mass. Governor Expects New Abortion Buffer Zone Bill Soon

Gov. Deval Patrick says he expects to have a bill on his desksoon to strengthen security around Massachusetts abortion clinics.

07/02/2014

Protesters returned to Boston abortion clinics. WBZ-TV.

Abortion Opponents Return To Boston Clinic After Buffer Zone Ruling

Abortion opponents returned to protest outside the Planned Parenthood Clinic in Boston two days after a 35-foot buffer zone was struck down by the Supreme Court.

06/28/2014

The buffer zone in yellow outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Boston. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Supreme Court’s Buffer Zone Ruling Takes Aim At Legislature

There’s a message for state legislators in yesterday’s Supreme Court decision discarding the Massachusetts abortion-clinic buffer-zone law as unconstitutional.

06/27/2014

MJ and Aaron Gouveia (WBZ-TV)

Norton Couple Targeted By Protesters Is Heartbroken Over Buffer Zone Ruling

It’s been four years, but MJ and Aaron Gouveia can still hear the protesters’ screams.

06/26/2014

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NH House Approves 25-Foot Buffer Zone For Abortion Facilities

The New Hampshire House has approved legislation establishing a buffer zone of up to 25 feet around reproductive health facilities where abortions are offered.

05/15/2014

The Buffer zone outside a Boston abortion clinic. (WBZ-TV photo)

Effort To Repeal Mass. Buffer Zone Law Reaches Supreme Court

A group of protesters is trying to repeal a Massachusetts law that requires them to stay 35 feet away from the doors of reproductive health centers and they’re taking their case to the Supreme Court.

01/10/2014

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