July 8th, 2013
06:48 PM ET
9 years ago

Both sides of abortion debate weigh in on Texas 'fetal pain' bill hearing

Austin, Texas (CNN) - The divisiveness of the abortion debate was on full display in the Texas statehouse Monday as SB1, also known as the fetal pain bill, was opened to public comment by the Senate Health and Human Services Committee.

Thousands began lining up early in the morning, and the testimony was expected to last more than 16 hours.


Filed under: Abortion • Texas
Occupy protesters rally at Obama's Iowa headquarters
December 17th, 2011
05:46 PM ET
11 years ago

Occupy protesters rally at Obama's Iowa headquarters

Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) - Occupy protesters in Des Moines were joined by members of Veterans for Peace outside of President Barack Obama's Iowa re-election campaign headquarters Saturday, calling on the president to end all foreign wars and cut the U.S. military budget in half.

Using the people-powered megaphone the Occupy movement calls a "mic check," some 35 protesters spoke with a unified voice.

Filed under: Iowa • Occupy Wall Street • President Obama