11/26/2020 - 'This is War': Poland’s battle for abortion
11/28/2020 - Poland protests continue over abortion ruling, police violence
12/11/2020 - Argentina abortion legalisation bill passes key vote
12/29/2020 - Argentina abortion: Senate to vote on legalisation
12/30/2020 - Argentina Passes Landmark Bill Legalizing Abortion
12/30/2020 - Argentina abortion: Activists celebrate Senate vote
12/30/2020 - Bill legalizing abortion passed in pope's native Argentina
01/08/2021 - Covid: Locked-down women turn to pills amid Malta abortion ban
01/15/2021 - On Abortion, Voting Rights, Trump Leaves Lasting Mark On US Judiciary
01/27/2021 - Poland To Implement Near-Total Ban On Abortion
01/28/2021 - Poland enforces controversial near-total abortion ban
01/28/2021 - Biden to sign orders reversing Trump policies on Obamacare and abortion
01/28/2021 - Joe Biden To Scrap Ban On US Funds For Abortion Counseling
01/28/2021 - Biden reverses global abortion 'gag rule' and expands Obamacare
01/29/2021 - Poland abortion ban: Thousands protest for third day
03/03/2021 - Argentina: Can one country's change of abortion law alter a continent?
03/29/2021 - Abortion in Italy: 'I found a grave with my name on it'
05/17/2021 - Supreme Court to hear Mississippi abortion case challenging Roe v. Wade
05/19/2021 - Abortion: Texas governor signs restrictive new law
05/20/2021 - US state of Texas criminalizes every abortion after the sixth week of pregnancy
05/27/2021 - The looming battle over abortion in the US
06/03/2021 - Abortion: Texas teen attacks new law in high school graduation speech
06/18/2021 - Abortion rights: US Catholic bishops face clash with Biden
06/19/2021 - Joe Biden Goes To Church Day After Challenge From Bishops On Abortion
06/24/2021 - Gibraltar votes to ease tough abortion laws
06/28/2021 - US, Vatican Hold Talks After Bishops Challenge Joe Biden Over Abortion
07/22/2021 - Mississippi Calls On Supreme Court To Overturn US Right To Abortion
08/24/2021 - R. Kelly trial: Woman says singer pressured her to have abortion
09/01/2021 - Texas passes law banning abortion after six weeks
09/01/2021 - "Heartbeat Bill": Texas 6-Week Restrictive Abortion Ban Takes Effect
09/01/2021 - Texas Abortion Law "Blatantly Violates" Constitutional Rights: Joe Biden
09/01/2021 - Texas abortion law: Biden vows to defend women's constitutional rights
09/01/2021 - Supreme Court refuses to block restrictive Texas abortion law in 5-4 decision
09/02/2021 - Biden condemns Supreme Court ruling on Texas abortion law as 'unprecedented assault' on women's rights
09/02/2021 - Joe Biden Warns Of "Unconstitutional Chaos" Due To Texas Abortion Law
09/02/2021 - House to vote on abortion rights bill after Supreme Court declines to block restrictive Texas law
09/02/2021 - Elon Musk declines to address Texas abortion law directly after Gov. Greg Abbott's comments
09/02/2021 - Texas abortion: Biden vows 'whole-of-government' response to new law
09/03/2021 - Lyft will cover legal fees for drivers sued under Texas abortion law
09/06/2021 - Texas abortion clinics will be protected, Justice Department
09/07/2021 - Tripwire boss steps down over support for Texas abortion law
09/07/2021 - Mexico decriminalises abortion
09/08/2021 - Texas governor defends abortion ban with vow to ‘eliminate all rapists.’ Democrats call it ‘magical thinking.’
09/09/2021 - Biden administration sues Texas over restrictive abortion law
09/10/2021 - Salesforce offers to relocate employees and their families after Texas abortion law
09/11/2021 - Venice Film Festival: Abortion drama wins top prize
09/11/2021 - IT Firm Offers To Help Texas Employees Relocate After Abortion Law
09/15/2021 - Texas abortion: Biden administration requests abortion law pause
09/15/2021 - Justice Department asks federal judge to block enforcement of Texas abortion law
09/15/2021 - Pope Says Abortion Is Murder, Urges "Pastoral" Approach
09/16/2021 - Mark Lee Dickson paved the way for the Texas abortion ban, one small town at a time
09/20/2021 - Texas abortion: Doctor sued in first known challenges of new law
09/24/2021 - House passes bill to protect abortion rights in response to restrictive Texas law
09/26/2021 - San Marino votes to legalise abortion in referendum
09/29/2021 - Women in Latin America march for abortion rights
10/01/2021 - The Supreme Court has guns, God and abortion on the docket this term: Here's what to expect
10/02/2021 - "My Body, My Choice": Protests For Abortion Rights Hits US Streets
10/02/2021 - Women’s March targets Supreme Court, with access to abortion on the line
10/02/2021 - Thousands march across US in support of abortion rights
10/06/2021 - U.S. judge blocks enforcement of near-total abortion ban in Texas
10/06/2021 - Texas abortion: Judge temporarily blocks enforcement of law
10/07/2021 - Federal judge blocks enforcement of Texas law banning abortion as early as six weeks
10/08/2021 - U.S. appeals court lets Texas temporarily resume abortion law
10/08/2021 - Texas abortion: US appeals court reinstates near total ban
10/12/2021 - Supreme Court signals it will side with Kentucky attorney general in bid to defend abortion law
10/14/2021 - Health Workers' Conscientious Objection To Abortion Non-Negotiable: Pope
10/14/2021 - U.S. appeals court rules to keep Texas abortion ban in effect
10/15/2021 - Texas abortion ban remains in effect after appeals court rules against Justice Dept.
10/15/2021 - Justice Department will ask Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law for now
10/15/2021 - Joe Biden Government To Ask Supreme Court To Block Texas Abortion Ban
10/15/2021 - Texas abortion law: Biden administration to request block on abortion ban
10/18/2021 - US Justice Department Asks Supreme Court To Block Texas Abortion Law
10/18/2021 - Supreme Court will consider fast track appeal of Texas abortion law
10/21/2021 - Supreme Court told it should reconsider Roe v. Wade if it takes up Texas abortion law challenge
10/22/2021 - US Supreme Court To Hear Texas Abortion Law Case On November 1
10/22/2021 - Texas abortion law to stay in place until Supreme Court decision
10/22/2021 - Abortion in Mexico: Fight for rights just beginning, women say
10/26/2021 - Joe Biden To Meet Pope Amid Domestic Pressure Over Abortion Rights
10/29/2021 - The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in major cases on abortion and guns. Here's what to know
10/29/2021 - Pope Calling Joe Biden "Good Catholic" Further Fuels US Abortion Debate
11/01/2021 - Supreme Court conservatives sound skeptical about parts of Texas abortion law
11/01/2021 - US Supreme Court Appears To Lean Towards Blocking Texas Abortion Law
11/01/2021 - US Supreme Court hears arguments in controversial Texas abortion case
11/02/2021 - Polish abortion law protests over woman's hospital death
11/08/2021 - Poland clarifies abortion law after protests over mother’s death
11/30/2021 - Mike Pence asks Supreme Court to overturn abortion rights
12/01/2021 - Marjorie Taylor Greene, in feud with Nancy Mace on Islamophobia, launches personal attack over abortion
12/01/2021 - Supreme Court to hear arguments in major abortion case challenging Roe v. Wade
12/01/2021 - US Supreme Court hears landmark abortion case
12/01/2021 - "Rational Position": Joe Biden Asserts Support For Abortion Rights Ruling
12/01/2021 - US Top Court Likely To Uphold Law That Could Roll Back Abortion Rights
12/02/2021 - Chile's Lower House votes against legalizing abortion
12/02/2021 - This doctor commutes 800 miles to provide abortion services in underserved communities
12/03/2021 - Ros Atkins on… America’s abortion divide
12/10/2021 - Supreme Court allows lawsuit challenging Texas abortion ban to continue, keeps law in effect for now
12/10/2021 - US Supreme Court says Texas abortion clinics can sue over law
12/10/2021 - US Supreme Court Refuses To Block Restrictive Texas Abortion Law
12/12/2021 - California governor pushes for gun laws modeled on Texas abortion ban
12/12/2021 - US Supreme Court Refuses To Block Controversial Texas Abortion Law
12/16/2021 - US FDA permanently allows mail-order abortion pills
12/26/2021 - Roe v Wade US abortion rights lawyer Sarah Weddington dies
01/19/2022 - France Calls To Add Abortion, Climate Protection To European Union's Charter
01/26/2022 - An activist claimed she was taking an abortion pill on live TV: ‘This is going to end a pregnancy’
02/22/2022 - Abortion legal in Colombia until week 24
02/24/2022 - Chile's Constitution to include abortion and sexual rights?
03/01/2022 - What Biden Said On Inflation, Abortion Rights In 1st State Of Union Speech
03/14/2022 - Lizzo says Texas abortion and transgender policies violate human rights: ‘Very regressive laws being passed’
03/26/2022 - Tracking new actions on abortion legislation across states
03/31/2022 - 9 face charges for blockading abortion clinic with chain and rope
04/03/2022 - Texas abortion: The ‘ranch’ for mothers with no place to go
04/05/2022 - Oklahoma lawmakers pass near-total ban on abortion
04/13/2022 - A call, a text, an apology: How an abortion arrest shook up a Texas town
05/02/2022 - Leaked Draft Shows US Court Set To Strike Down Abortion Rights: Report
05/02/2022 - Roe v Wade: US Supreme Court leak suggests abortion law repeal
05/03/2022 - "One Of The Worst Decisions": US Speaker On Abortion Rights Row
05/03/2022 - The Court Case That Paved Way For Abortion Rights In US
05/03/2022 - Abortion Rights Supporters, Opponents Face Off At US Supreme Court
05/03/2022 - Florida lawmaker says abortion bans help sex-trafficking victims escape
05/03/2022 - US Voters Must Defend "Fundamental" Abortion Rights, Says Joe Biden
05/03/2022 - What It Means For US If Supreme Court Overturns Their Landmark Abortion Law
05/03/2022 - Leaked US Supreme Court Abortion Draft "Authentic", Probe Ordered
05/03/2022 - Abortion ruling: US Supreme Court says leak is real as investigation launched
05/03/2022 - Roe v Wade: US women divided on leaked abortion ruling
05/03/2022 - US Abortion "Spiderman" Protester Climbs 60-Storey San Francisco Building
05/03/2022 - "Woman's Right To Choose Fundamental": Biden On Draft Abortion Order In US
05/04/2022 - Abortion ruling: Overturning Roe v Wade an assault on freedom - Harris
05/04/2022 - After Roe draft opinion, Phoebe Bridgers reveals she had an abortion
05/04/2022 - Mississippi’s last abortion clinic may move to New Mexico if Roe is overturned
05/04/2022 - Access To Safe Abortion Saves Lives: WHO Chief Amid US Supreme Court Row
05/04/2022 - Anger outside Mississippi's last abortion clinic
05/05/2022 - US Groups Call For Abortion Rights Marches On "Day Of Action" May 14
05/06/2022 - Watch: What Is Roe vs Wade And Will Abortion Become Illegal In The US?
05/06/2022 - Roe v Wade: The lawyer behind America’s landmark abortion ruling
05/08/2022 - Trump Rallies Are Back. His Audience: Backers Of Expected Abortion Ruling
05/08/2022 - US Companies Are Trying A "New Generational Thing"- Talking On Abortion
05/08/2022 - Abortion Rights Bill Will Be Put On Vote In US Senate. Why It Could Fail
05/09/2022 - President Biden criticises abortion protests at judges' houses
05/10/2022 - Chicago will be ‘oasis’ for abortion if Roe is overturned, mayor says
05/11/2022 - Senator compares protections for fetuses, sea turtle eggs in abortion speech
05/11/2022 - Democrats push doomed bid for federal abortion law
05/13/2022 - Medical Journal 'Lancet' Warns US Supreme Court Over Abortion
05/14/2022 - Thousands Expected To Rally Across US For Abortion Rights Today
05/14/2022 - Roe v Wade: Thousands attend rallies in US cities to support abortion rights
05/14/2022 - "My Body My Choice": Thousands Rally Across US For Abortion Rights
05/14/2022 - Croatia abortion: Thousands protest against termination
06/04/2022 - Empty clinics, no calls: The fallout of Oklahoma’s abortion ban
06/15/2022 - Supreme Court: Rifts divide abortion views in Mississippi
06/20/2022 - The woman who could upend US abortion rights
06/22/2022 - Fears for US woman's life as abortion denied in Malta
06/24/2022 - Tell The Post: How do you feel about the Supreme Court’s abortion ruling?
06/24/2022 - Roe’s demise marks new phase in state-by-state battle over abortion
06/24/2022 - US Supreme Court Ends Constitutional Right To Abortion
06/24/2022 - Roe v Wade: US Supreme Court strikes down abortion rights
06/24/2022 - Live updates: Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, ending constitutional protection for abortion
06/24/2022 - Supreme Court Ruling On Abortion Attacks 'Essential Freedoms': Obama
06/24/2022 - Roe vs Wade: What's The Nub Of Abortion Verdict That Has US On Edge?
06/24/2022 - US Supreme Court Abortion Ruling 'A Big Step Backwards': Boris Johnson
06/24/2022 - Missouri First US State To Ban Abortion After Top Court Ruling: 10 Facts
06/24/2022 - Pence calls for national abortion ban, as Trump, GOP celebrate end of Roe
06/24/2022 - Key Reactions After US Supreme Court Ends Right To Abortion
06/24/2022 - Justin Trudeau Slams 'Horrific' US Abortion Ruling
06/24/2022 - Biden Slams US Supreme Court, Calls Abortion Ruling "A Tragic Error"
06/24/2022 - Same-Sex Marriage, Contraception At Risk After US Court's Abortion Ruling
06/24/2022 - "God Made Decision": Trump Hails US Supreme Court's Verdict On Abortion
06/24/2022 - First reactions to US Supreme Court abortion ruling
06/24/2022 - Roe v Wade: Abortion clinics start to close after Supreme Court ruling
06/24/2022 - Billie Eilish protests US abortion ruling at Glastonbury
06/24/2022 - After US' Abortion Ruling, Companies Reach Out To Help Women Employees
06/24/2022 - US Draws Criticism From Closest Allies Over Supreme Court's Abortion Ruling
06/25/2022 - GOP governors in four blue states pledge to uphold right to seek abortion
06/25/2022 - Live updates: Abortion protests expected nationwide after Supreme Court ends Roe v. Wade
06/25/2022 - For these young Americans, abortion is personal — and complicated
06/25/2022 - Florida emerges as key battleground in state-by-state abortion fight
06/25/2022 - "No Uterus, No Opinion": Massive Protests In US As Abortion Right Ends
06/25/2022 - "Set In Stone": France Wants To Enshrine Abortion Rights In Constitution
06/26/2022 - Abortion Pills The Next Battleground In US Reproductive Fight
06/26/2022 - Roe v Wade reaction: Chaos at abortion protest in South Carolina
06/26/2022 - Abortion live updates: U.S. emerges from day of protests and celebrations
06/27/2022 - The abortion clues that can hide on your phone
06/27/2022 - El Salvador's abortion ban: 'I was sent to prison for suffering a miscarriage'
06/28/2022 - Gen Z is influencing the abortion debate — from TikTok
06/30/2022 - How a song by the Chainsmokers became TikTok’s abortion rights anthem
06/30/2022 - Biden Calls For 'Exception' In Senate Rules To Pass Abortion Rights Law
06/30/2022 - Controversial Florida abortion ban blocked by court
07/01/2022 - Google To Delete Users' Location History On US Abortion Clinic Visits
07/02/2022 - 15,000 Australians Rally Against Overturning Of US Abortion Law
07/02/2022 - New York tightens gun laws, revisits abortion rights after SCOTUS rulings
07/02/2022 - Inside a US abortion clinic in its final days
07/05/2022 - Abortion: Salvadorean woman sentenced to 50 years
07/05/2022 - Roe v Wade: Mississippi judge refuses to block abortion ban
07/06/2022 - Mississippi’s last abortion clinic will shutter as trigger ban begins
07/07/2022 - Abortion: Mississippi's near-total ban to take hold
07/08/2022 - Joe Biden Moves To "Protect Patient Privacy" After US' Abortion Ruling
07/08/2022 - US Abortion: Biden to sign executive order on safeguarding access
07/08/2022 - Joe Biden Signs Executive Order On Abortion, Contraception Access In US
07/08/2022 - Roe v Wade: Biden signs executive order on abortion access
07/09/2022 - Biden signs executive order to lessen effects of Roe overturning on abortion
07/09/2022 - Without abortion, advocates worry that abuse victims will be trapped
07/09/2022 - Roe v Wade: Thousands march to White House for abortion rights
07/10/2022 - Biden Aims To Restore Abortion Rights, Says Supreme Court "Out Of Control"
07/11/2022 - Roe v Wade: Abortion pills a new front in culture wars
07/12/2022 - Pennsylvania GOP aims to bypass governor’s veto on abortion restrictions
07/13/2022 - Democratic cities in Republican states seek ways around abortion bans
07/13/2022 - Man charged with raping Ohio girl, 10, who was denied abortion
07/14/2022 - US Rape Survivor, 10, Crosses State To End Pregnancy After Abortion Ban
07/15/2022 - Record shows Indiana doctor fulfilled duty to report 10-year-old’s abortion
07/15/2022 - US House Passes Bills To Protect Abortion Access Across Country
07/18/2022 - Louisiana judge will decide whether to keep blocking abortion ban
07/19/2022 - Ind. attorney general’s comments endangered abortion provider, complaint says
07/19/2022 - Democrats arrested at abortion rights protest
07/20/2022 - Brett Kavanaugh’s neighbors: For abortion rights but tired of protests
07/21/2022 - Louisiana abortion clinics stay open after judge temporarily blocks ban
07/21/2022 - YouTube To Remove Videos With Abortion Misinformation
07/24/2022 - Abortion in US: How misinformation has fuelled the debate
07/27/2022 - 19-year-old turns Gaetz insult into $115K abortion rights fundraiser
07/28/2022 - In viral ad, doctor calls Texas governor to get permission for abortion
07/28/2022 - Girl, 12, challenges W.Va. lawmakers on abortion: ‘What about my life?’
07/29/2022 - Samuel Alito: Top US judge mocks world leaders over abortion ruling
07/29/2022 - West Virginia legislature inches closer to near-total abortion ban with narrow exceptions
07/30/2022 - Kansas: The state where abortion is on the ballot
07/31/2022 - US' Kansas 1st State To Vote On Abortion Rights Since Supreme Court Ruling
08/02/2022 - Kentucky judge revives state abortion ban, reversing lower-court order
08/02/2022 - Kansas heads to polls for first referendum on abortion since Roe
08/02/2022 - Abortion: Georgia offers tax credits for six-week-old embryos
08/02/2022 - Justice Dept. sues Idaho over near-total abortion ban coming Aug. 25
08/02/2022 - Kansas abortion vote: Pro-choice campaigners score major win
08/03/2022 - After Kansas defeat, what's next for abortion bans?
08/03/2022 - How abortion rights organizers won in Kansas: Horse parades and canvassing
08/04/2022 - DeSantis suspends Democratic elected prosecutor who signed a pledge on abortion, transgender cases
08/05/2022 - Indiana passes near-total abortion ban, the first state to do so post-Roe
08/06/2022 - ‘Not her body, not her choice:' Indiana lawmakers on abortion ban
08/06/2022 - Indiana passes near-total abortion ban, the first state to do so post-Roe
08/06/2022 - John Legend on abortion rights: 'Government should not be involved'
08/06/2022 - Abortion law in Indiana leads to fallout for state, politics
08/10/2022 - Being adopted has shaped their views on abortion — in different ways
08/10/2022 - A new reality for women seeking an abortion in Texas
08/10/2022 - Facebook Shares Chat History In Abortion Case, Sparks Outrage In US
08/11/2022 - Malta: 'I was scared to even search the word abortion'
08/12/2022 - Idaho’s top court lets near-total abortion ban kick in
08/17/2022 - Florida court rules 16-year-old is not ‘sufficiently mature’ for abortion
08/17/2022 - South Carolina Supreme Court temporarily blocks 6-week abortion ban
08/18/2022 - Google Employees Petition Bosses For Abortion Policy Changes
08/19/2022 - Abortion access remains legal in Michigan after judge rules prosecutors can’t enforce 1931 ban
08/19/2022 - Abortion battle delays flood aid for New Orleans amid hurricane fears
08/20/2022 - Walmart, largest U.S. private employer, expands abortion coverage for staff
08/22/2022 - More trigger bans loom as 1 in 3 women lose most abortion access post-Roe
08/25/2022 - Trigger laws tighten abortion bans in three states
08/26/2022 - "Attack On Rights Of Americans": White House Slams Latest Abortion Bans
08/30/2022 - FTC sues company over smartphone data that could uncover abortion clinic visits
08/31/2022 - South Carolina House passes abortion ban with rape and incest exception
08/31/2022 - Michigan Republicans block abortion referendum, setting up showdown
09/01/2022 - N.M. plans $10M abortion clinic near Tex. border, expecting post-Roe demand
09/08/2022 - S.C. Republicans lash out at male colleagues over strict abortion bill
09/08/2022 - Michigan abortion ballot measure will be put to voters in November
09/08/2022 - South Carolina Republicans fall short in bid for near-total abortion ban
09/13/2022 - Hungary decrees tighter abortion rules
09/13/2022 - West Virginia becomes second state to pass strict abortion ban since fall of Roe
09/15/2022 - As Indiana’s abortion ban goes into effect, doctors brace for impact
09/16/2022 - Chrissy Teigen says she has come to realise she had an abortion, not a miscarriage
09/16/2022 - US abortion bans leave grey areas in complicated pregnancies
09/17/2022 - Amid threats, W.Va.’s only Black female lawmaker stood up for abortion
09/19/2022 - GOP senator says he won’t back Graham’s proposed national abortion ban
09/22/2022 - Indiana judge temporarily blocks near-total abortion ban
09/22/2022 - Justice Dept. says it would defend Veterans Affairs medical workers in abortion cases
09/23/2022 - Biden says Catholic Church wouldn’t agree with Graham’s abortion ban
09/24/2022 - Arizona judge reinstates near-total abortion ban from 19th century
09/24/2022 - US abortion rights: Arizona judge approves return to 19th century near-total ban
09/30/2022 - India abortion: Why Supreme Court ruling is a huge step forward
10/01/2022 - Priyanka Chopra Discusses Mansplaining, Abortion Laws With Kamala Harris
10/04/2022 - Joe Biden To Announce New Guidelines On Abortion Rights
10/05/2022 - 14-year-old’s arthritis meds denied after Ariz. abortion ban, doctor says
10/07/2022 - Lula speaks about abortion and controversy erupts
10/07/2022 - Arizona court halts enforcement of near-total abortion ban
10/09/2022 - Abortion measure brings a hint of uncertainty to California’s midterms
10/10/2022 - Jewish women sue over Kentucky abortion laws, citing religious freedom
10/12/2022 - A little-watched Montana race has become a contentious abortion fight
10/26/2022 - Herschel Walker called abortion 'hypocrite' by second woman
10/27/2022 - US midterms: Abortion, guns and crime - it's all on in Texas
11/03/2022 - North Carolina Democrats center abortion as GOP eyes a supermajority
11/08/2022 - High-profile attorney general races pit abortion against crime
11/09/2022 - Medibank: Hackers release abortion data after stealing Australian medical records
11/14/2022 - Man charged with sneaking abortion drug into pregnant wife’s drinks
11/16/2022 - Malta moves to ease EU's last total ban on abortion
11/25/2022 - French vote for right to abortion in constitution
12/01/2022 - The Abortion Diaries: Pregnant and desperate in post-Roe America
12/29/2022 - Red states that banned abortion consider expanding Medicaid for mothers
01/04/2023 - US FDA clears path for pharmacies to sell abortion pills
01/04/2023 - US To Allow Retail Pharmacies To Sell Abortion Pills
01/05/2023 - South Carolina Supreme Court strikes down state’s 6-week abortion law
01/05/2023 - US State South Carolina's Supreme Court Overturns Six-Week Abortion Ban
01/07/2023 - US Allows Retail Pharmacies To Sell Abortion Pills. What This Means
01/11/2023 - Alabama attorney general says women could be prosecuted over abortion pills
02/07/2023 - Fla. woman forced to fly to D.C. for abortion returns for State of the Union
02/24/2023 - Mifepristone: 12 US states sue to expand access to abortion pill
02/25/2023 - 12 states sue FDA to make abortion pill more accessible
03/02/2023 - Almost 200 rights groups call on U.N. to intervene over U.S. abortion access
03/04/2023 - Abortion may be legal in Argentina but women still face major obstacles
03/07/2023 - Before abortion pills, Walgreens customers said they were denied birth control
03/07/2023 - Five women sue Texas over abortion access
03/07/2023 - Canada To End Historical Abortion, Indecency Convictions
03/10/2023 - US fight over abortion pills waged state by state
03/11/2023 - US Man Uses New State Law To Sue 3 For Securing Abortion Pills
03/13/2023 - US Court To Hear Lawsuit Seeking To Ban Abortion Pill In Country
03/14/2023 - Polish abortion: Activist guilty of providing pills to end pregnancy
03/18/2023 - Wyoming Becomes 1st US State To Ban Abortion Pills
03/18/2023 - Abortion pills banned in Wyoming as Texas judge considers nationwide decision
03/21/2023 - Minnesota advances abortion bill to protect out-of-state patients
03/23/2023 - What are abortion pills and could they be banned?

What are abortion pills and could they be banned?

Published: 03/23/2023 in BBC News - World

They have become the new frontier in the US battle over abortion access but their future is at risk.

Minnesota advances abortion bill to protect out-of-state patients

Published: 03/21/2023 in National

Minnesota's House passed legislation that shields its health-care providers and out-of-state patients from states that punish seeking or providing abortion.

Abortion pills banned in Wyoming as Texas judge considers nationwide decision

Published: 03/18/2023 in BBC News - World

The ban comes as a Texas judge considers revoking nationwide approval of a common abortion pill.

Wyoming Becomes 1st US State To Ban Abortion Pills

Published: 03/18/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Wyoming on Friday became the first US state to ban the use of abortion pills, the latest salvo in a campaign by conservative-led states to roll back access to abortion.

Polish abortion: Activist guilty of providing pills to end pregnancy

Published: 03/14/2023 in BBC News - World

Justyna Wydrzynska said she sent the pills when she found out the woman was in an abusive relationship.

US Court To Hear Lawsuit Seeking To Ban Abortion Pill In Country

Published: 03/13/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

A Texas judge favored by anti-abortion activists will hear arguments Wednesday in an unprecedented challenge to the legality of a widely-used abortion pill.

US Man Uses New State Law To Sue 3 For Securing Abortion Pills

Published: 03/11/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

In a first test of a Texas law that bans nearly all abortions, a man is suing three women he says helped his ex-wife obtain abortion pills to end her pregnancy.

US fight over abortion pills waged state by state

Published: 03/10/2023 in BBC News - World

Tussles in California, Texas and elsewhere over the drug mifepristone could affect millions of US women.

Canada To End Historical Abortion, Indecency Convictions

Published: 03/07/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

The announcement builds on a 2018 law that sought to correct past injustices and created a path for individuals to clear their criminal records.

Five women sue Texas over abortion access

Published: 03/07/2023 in BBC News - World

The plaintiffs said they were denied healthcare as they faced grave risks to themselves and their foetus.

Before abortion pills, Walgreens customers said they were denied birth control

Published: 03/07/2023 in National

Walgreens found itself back in the news after announcing that it won't offer abortion medication in 20 states with Republican attorneys general.

Abortion may be legal in Argentina but women still face major obstacles

Published: 03/04/2023 in BBC News - World

Abortion may finally be legal in Argentina, but social attitudes in some areas are making it hard for women to exercise their rights.

Almost 200 rights groups call on U.N. to intervene over U.S. abortion access

Published: 03/02/2023 in National

The United States cannot be a global champion of human rights when its own abortion rights are not protected, one signatory to the letter to the United Nations said.

12 states sue FDA to make abortion pill more accessible

Published: 02/25/2023 in National

There are tight FDA restrictions on the distribution of mifepristone, an abortion pill at the center of the reproductive rights debate.

Mifepristone: 12 US states sue to expand access to abortion pill

Published: 02/24/2023 in BBC News - World

The pill accounts for more than half of US abortions, but it is a focus of growing political attack.

Fla. woman forced to fly to D.C. for abortion returns for State of the Union

Published: 02/07/2023 in National

Anabely Lopes was 15 weeks pregnant last year when doctors told her that her fetus had a fatal birth defect that would result in death within days of birth.

Alabama attorney general says women could be prosecuted over abortion pills

Published: 01/11/2023 in National

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall suggested women who use abortion pills could be prosecuted under a law first passed to protect children from meth lab fumes.

US Allows Retail Pharmacies To Sell Abortion Pills. What This Means

Published: 01/07/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

US public health officials this week authorized pharmacies to sell abortion pills by prescription. What exactly does that change for women in the United States, after several states banned abortion last year?

US State South Carolina's Supreme Court Overturns Six-Week Abortion Ban

Published: 01/05/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

In the first reversal of its kind, South Carolina's Supreme Court overturned a law banning abortion after six weeks on Thursday -- inflicting a major setback for abortion opponents in the conservative, southern state.

South Carolina Supreme Court strikes down state’s 6-week abortion law

Published: 01/05/2023 in National

Abortions in South Carolina are now legal to at least 20 weeks after the state supreme court tossed the six-week ban Thursday.

US To Allow Retail Pharmacies To Sell Abortion Pills

Published: 01/04/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Pharmacies in the United States will be permitted to sell abortion pills, health officials said, a move that could significantly expand access to the procedure after last year's landmark Supreme Court ruling that overturned federal abortion rights.

US FDA clears path for pharmacies to sell abortion pills

Published: 01/04/2023 in BBC News - World

Certified pharmacists are now allowed to sell abortion medication after a federal rule change.

Red states that banned abortion consider expanding Medicaid for mothers

Published: 12/29/2022 in National

Opponents of abortion are promoting expanded Medicaid coverage, which many conservative states have opposed because it was tied to Obamacare.

The Abortion Diaries: Pregnant and desperate in post-Roe America

Published: 12/01/2022 in National

Three pregnant women shared their abortion journeys since Roe v. Wade was overturned, each living in a state where she could not legally access the procedure.

French vote for right to abortion in constitution

Published: 11/25/2022 in BBC News - World

The proposal was prompted by increased restrictions in the US and Poland, but it faces a tough passage.

Malta moves to ease EU's last total ban on abortion

Published: 11/16/2022 in BBC News - World

The reform would allow doctors to terminate a pregnancy if a mother's life or health were at risk.

Man charged with sneaking abortion drug into pregnant wife’s drinks

Published: 11/14/2022 in National

Mason Herring of Texas was indicted on a charge of assaulting a pregnant woman — his wife — by allegedly mixing an abortion-inducing drug into her beverages.

Medibank: Hackers release abortion data after stealing Australian medical records

Published: 11/09/2022 in BBC News - World

People affected by the breach say they have already been targeted by scammers and malware attacks.

High-profile attorney general races pit abortion against crime

Published: 11/08/2022 in National

In this year’s tightest contests, Democrats have focused on reproductive rights, while Republicans have emphasized public safety.

North Carolina Democrats center abortion as GOP eyes a supermajority

Published: 11/03/2022 in National

State Rep. Terence Everitt (D) shared his family’s experience with abortion on the campaign trail in the final stretch before Election Day.

US midterms: Abortion, guns and crime - it's all on in Texas

Published: 10/27/2022 in BBC News - World

The contest between Beto O'rourke and Greg Abbott is a textbook showdown of the US left and right.

Herschel Walker called abortion 'hypocrite' by second woman

Published: 10/26/2022 in BBC News - World

Georgia Senate hopeful Herschel Walker called the allegation - the second this month - "foolishness".

A little-watched Montana race has become a contentious abortion fight

Published: 10/12/2022 in National

A fight for a Montana supreme court seat has become a proxy for a larger battle over the state’s independent judiciary and constitution by hard-line Republicans.

Jewish women sue over Kentucky abortion laws, citing religious freedom

Published: 10/10/2022 in National

It is the third such lawsuit brought by Jewish organizations or individuals since the Supreme Court overturned the right to an abortion.

Abortion measure brings a hint of uncertainty to California’s midterms

Published: 10/09/2022 in National

There is no threat to abortion in California. But Proposition 1, which seeks to enshrine the right in its constitution, may complicate politics in key races.

Arizona court halts enforcement of near-total abortion ban

Published: 10/07/2022 in National

Planned Parenthood Arizona appealed a lower court's decision to revive an abortion ban from the 19th century that had no exceptions for rape and incest victims.

Lula speaks about abortion and controversy erupts

Published: 10/07/2022 in MercoPress

The difference between Lula and Bolsonaro would be that the incumbent President considers his views need to match the written law Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has once again addressed the issue of abortion and sparked controversies among Brazilian voters ahead of the Oct. 30 second round against the incumbent Jair Bolsonaro.

14-year-old’s arthritis meds denied after Ariz. abortion ban, doctor says

Published: 10/05/2022 in National

Although the girl has been taking methotrexate for years, a pharmacy wouldn’t fill her prescription because the drug can also be used to end pregnancies.

Joe Biden To Announce New Guidelines On Abortion Rights

Published: 10/04/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

US President Joe Biden will announce new guidelines and grants to protect reproductive rights, and describe how abortion rights have been curtailed since the Supreme Court overturned the...

Priyanka Chopra Discusses Mansplaining, Abortion Laws With Kamala Harris

Published: 10/01/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Priyanka Chopra on Friday visited the White House and interacted with US Vice President Kamala Harris at the Democratic National Committee's Women's Leadership Forum.

India abortion: Why Supreme Court ruling is a huge step forward

Published: 09/30/2022 in BBC News - World

Unlike the Roe v Wade ruling in the US, Indian top court's order is being hailed as hugely progressive.

US abortion rights: Arizona judge approves return to 19th century near-total ban

Published: 09/24/2022 in BBC News - World

The ban, which predates the state's founding, allows exemptions only to save the mother's life.

Arizona judge reinstates near-total abortion ban from 19th century

Published: 09/24/2022 in National

A decades-old injunction on a law that bans abortions except when a mother's life is at risk was lifted by Arizona judge Kellie Johnson.

Biden says Catholic Church wouldn’t agree with Graham’s abortion ban

Published: 09/23/2022 in National

With abortion set to be a key midterm election issue, President Biden is rebuking Sen. Lindsey Graham's proposed nationwide ban after 15 weeks of pregnancy.

Justice Dept. says it would defend Veterans Affairs medical workers in abortion cases

Published: 09/22/2022 in National

A recently adopted Department of Veterans Affairs policy providing abortions to veterans and their eligible relatives is legally sound and can continue, the Justice Department said.

Indiana judge temporarily blocks near-total abortion ban

Published: 09/22/2022 in National

A preliminary injunction paused enforcement of the ban until the courts determine whether the law violates the state constitution.

GOP senator says he won’t back Graham’s proposed national abortion ban

Published: 09/19/2022 in National

Sen. Lindsey O. Graham’s proposed nationwide abortion ban after 15 weeks has sowed division within the Republican party, with Sen. Mike Rounds of South Dakota being the latest to oppose the bill.

Amid threats, W.Va.’s only Black female lawmaker stood up for abortion

Published: 09/17/2022 in National

Second-term legislator Danielle Walker lost her effort to persuade the Republican state to protect abortion rights. But she remains optimistic.

US abortion bans leave grey areas in complicated pregnancies

Published: 09/16/2022 in BBC News - World

Terminations because of pregnancy complications are rare - but those who want them must navigate strict laws.

Chrissy Teigen says she has come to realise she had an abortion, not a miscarriage

Published: 09/16/2022 in BBC News - World

Model Chrissy Teigen has recently come to terms with the fact that losing a baby wasn't a miscarriage.

As Indiana’s abortion ban goes into effect, doctors brace for impact

Published: 09/15/2022 in National

Indiana’s legislature was the first to ban abortion last month, followed by West Virginia, but the Indiana law didn’t take effect until this week.

Hungary decrees tighter abortion rules

Published: 09/13/2022 in BBC News - World

All women seeking to terminate a pregnancy will have to listen to the fetus's heartbeat beforehand.

S.C. Republicans lash out at male colleagues over strict abortion bill

Published: 09/08/2022 in National

S.C. state Sen. Katrina Shealy (R) said she was "disgusted" by her Republican colleagues trying to pass a near-total abortion ban without a rape exemption.

N.M. plans $10M abortion clinic near Tex. border, expecting post-Roe demand

Published: 09/01/2022 in National

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) pledged $10 million for a clinic ahead of a potential increase in abortion seekers from states that restrict access.

South Carolina House passes abortion ban with rape and incest exception

Published: 08/31/2022 in National

The bill passed after a more extreme version with no exceptions for rape or incest was voted down.

FTC sues company over smartphone data that could uncover abortion clinic visits

Published: 08/30/2022 in National

“Where consumers seek out health care, receive counseling, or celebrate their faith is private information that shouldn’t be sold to the highest bidder,” a Federal Trade Commission official said.

"Attack On Rights Of Americans": White House Slams Latest Abortion Bans

Published: 08/26/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The White House on Friday blasted the latest set of "radical" abortion restrictions in four more states run by Republicans, signaling President Joe Biden's determination to lean on the issue ahead of...

Trigger laws tighten abortion bans in three states

Published: 08/25/2022 in National

The new laws ban abortion from conception in Tennessee and Idaho, and raise the penalty for abortion providers in Texas.

Walmart, largest U.S. private employer, expands abortion coverage for staff

Published: 08/20/2022 in National

Walmart operates more than 2,000 stores in states that have either banned abortion or imposed near-total restrictions on the procedure.

Abortion battle delays flood aid for New Orleans amid hurricane fears

Published: 08/19/2022 in National

Louisiana Republicans who control money for hurricane flood relief are angered by Democratic city officials' opposition to the state's new abortion ban.

Google Employees Petition Bosses For Abortion Policy Changes

Published: 08/18/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Over 650 workers at Google owner Alphabet Inc are demanding it offer abortion benefits to contractors, suspend donations to anti-abortion politicians and better protect users from abortion-related...

South Carolina Supreme Court temporarily blocks 6-week abortion ban

Published: 08/17/2022 in National

In a unanimous order, the court upheld the pre-Dobbs “status quo” by temporarily enjoining South Carolina’s Fetal Heartbeat and Protection from Abortion Act.

Florida court rules 16-year-old is not ‘sufficiently mature’ for abortion

Published: 08/17/2022 in National

Though the teen has support from a guardian and said she is not ready to have a baby, a court upheld a ruling that said she isn't "sufficiently mature" to choose.

Idaho’s top court lets near-total abortion ban kick in

Published: 08/12/2022 in National

An abortion ban with few exceptions will take effect on Aug. 25. The court is separately reviewing the merits of the law.

Malta: 'I was scared to even search the word abortion'

Published: 08/11/2022 in BBC News - World

Malta is the only EU state with a total ban on abortion, but some believe change could be coming.

Facebook Shares Chat History In Abortion Case, Sparks Outrage In US

Published: 08/10/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Facebook sparked outrage by complying with US police probing an abortion case, boosting simmering fears the platform will be a tool for clamping down on the procedure.

A new reality for women seeking an abortion in Texas

Published: 08/10/2022 in BBC News - World

This is what happened when a woman considering an abortion walked into a crisis pregnancy centre.

Being adopted has shaped their views on abortion — in different ways

Published: 08/10/2022 in National

Since the fall of Roe v. Wade, a number of people who were adopted have been vocal on both sides of the debate.

John Legend on abortion rights: 'Government should not be involved'

Published: 08/06/2022 in BBC News - World

The singer has spoken out on the issue after his partner suffered a miscarriage two years ago.

Indiana passes near-total abortion ban, the first state to do so post-Roe

Published: 08/06/2022 in National

The bill, which includes exceptions for rape and incest cases, was signed into law by Gov. Eric Holcomb (R) soon after passing Indiana's Republican-controlled Senate.

‘Not her body, not her choice:' Indiana lawmakers on abortion ban

Published: 08/06/2022 in National

The Republican-dominated state Senate passed legislation for a near-total abortion ban, in a 28-19 vote that had divided GOP legislators over how far the ban should go.

Indiana passes near-total abortion ban, the first state to do so post-Roe

Published: 08/05/2022 in National

The bill, which includes exceptions for rape and incest cases, was signed into law by Gov. Eric Holcomb (R) soon after passing Indiana's Republican-controlled Senate.

DeSantis suspends Democratic elected prosecutor who signed a pledge on abortion, transgender cases

Published: 08/04/2022 in National

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended the Tampa Bay-area's top state prosecutor Thursday after he vowed not to prosecute potential crimes related to abortion restrictions or gender-affirming care for minors. Legal experts described the decision as alarming, effectively punishing an elected official exercising prosecutorial discretion.

How abortion rights organizers won in Kansas: Horse parades and canvassing

Published: 08/03/2022 in National

The opposition coalition mobilized a large swath of the state’s electorate –including Republican and independent voters – to turn out in historic numbers.

After Kansas defeat, what's next for abortion bans?

Published: 08/03/2022 in BBC News - World

While the battle to ban abortion in Kansas may have been lost, the fight continues across the US.

Kansas abortion vote: Pro-choice campaigners score major win

Published: 08/02/2022 in BBC News - World

Voters overwhelmingly decide they do not wish to amend the state constitution to assert there is no right to abortion.

Justice Dept. sues Idaho over near-total abortion ban coming Aug. 25

Published: 08/02/2022 in National

The lawsuit filed Tuesday was the Biden administration’s first legal action since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June.

Abortion: Georgia offers tax credits for six-week-old embryos

Published: 08/02/2022 in BBC News - World

Georgia residents can now claim embryos as dependents, after the state banned most abortions.

Kansas heads to polls for first referendum on abortion since Roe

Published: 08/02/2022 in National

Kansans vote Tuesday on whether the state’s constitution protects the right to abortion, the first electoral test since Roe v. Wade was overturned.

Kentucky judge revives state abortion ban, reversing lower-court order

Published: 08/02/2022 in National

GOP Attorney General Daniel Cameron persuaded a state court to reverse a lower-court order that had temporarily allowed abortions in Kentucky.

US' Kansas 1st State To Vote On Abortion Rights Since Supreme Court Ruling

Published: 07/31/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Campaign signs dot the tree-lined streets of the affluent Kansas town of Leawood, as the Midwestern state prepares to hold the first major vote on abortion since the US Supreme Court ended the...

Kansas: The state where abortion is on the ballot

Published: 07/30/2022 in BBC News - World

Opposing sides are in a close race to decide whether women in Kansas have the right to abortion.

Samuel Alito: Top US judge mocks world leaders over abortion ruling

Published: 07/29/2022 in BBC News - World

Samuel Alito dismisses Boris Johnson and others who condemned the move to restrict abortion.

Girl, 12, challenges W.Va. lawmakers on abortion: ‘What about my life?’

Published: 07/28/2022 in National

Addison Gardner questioned lawmakers about the state abortion bill's lack of protections against rape and incest: “Does my life not matter to you?”

In viral ad, doctor calls Texas governor to get permission for abortion

Published: 07/28/2022 in National

The political ad, released Monday by Mothers Against Greg Abbott, criticizes the "lack of choice" pregnant people face under Texas's strict abortion laws.

19-year-old turns Gaetz insult into $115K abortion rights fundraiser

Published: 07/27/2022 in National

Olivia Julianna of the group Gen Z for Change had criticized Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) for calling abortion rights activists “disgusting” and overweight.

Abortion in US: How misinformation has fuelled the debate

Published: 07/24/2022 in BBC News - World

Claims about health concerns and legal rights are intensifying the strength of feeling.

YouTube To Remove Videos With Abortion Misinformation

Published: 07/21/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

YouTube on Thursday said it will start removing videos containing false or unsafe claims about abortion in a crackdown on misinformation about the medical procedure.

Louisiana abortion clinics stay open after judge temporarily blocks ban

Published: 07/21/2022 in National

Abortion access in Louisiana has been sporadic in the weeks following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade last month.

Brett Kavanaugh’s neighbors: For abortion rights but tired of protests

Published: 07/20/2022 in National

Weekly demonstrations on their Brett Kavanaugh's street prompt increased noise complaints; police warn of possible arrests.

Democrats arrested at abortion rights protest

Published: 07/19/2022 in BBC News - World

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar were among those held near the Supreme Court.

Ind. attorney general’s comments endangered abortion provider, complaint says

Published: 07/19/2022 in National

Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita (R) faces an ethics complaint that alleges he made "baseless claims" against a doctor who helped a 10-year-old get an abortion.

Louisiana judge will decide whether to keep blocking abortion ban

Published: 07/18/2022 in National

The legality of abortion in Louisiana has changed rapidly in the weeks since the Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade.

US House Passes Bills To Protect Abortion Access Across Country

Published: 07/15/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The US House of Representatives adopted two bills on Friday aimed at protecting access to abortion after the Supreme Court ruled that individual states can ban or restrict the procedure.

Record shows Indiana doctor fulfilled duty to report 10-year-old’s abortion

Published: 07/15/2022 in National

Records show the doctor, Caitlin Bernard, reported the 10-year-old's abortion as required by law, despite criticism from Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita.

US Rape Survivor, 10, Crosses State To End Pregnancy After Abortion Ban

Published: 07/14/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Ohio police have confirmed a 10-year-old rape survivor crossed state lines to terminate her pregnancy, local media reported Wednesday, in a case drawing broad attention after the US Supreme Court...

Man charged with raping Ohio girl, 10, who was denied abortion

Published: 07/13/2022 in BBC News - World

The 10-year-old was legally barred from terminating her pregnancy in her home state.

Democratic cities in Republican states seek ways around abortion bans

Published: 07/13/2022 in National

The net result is confusion, as GOP states impose abortion bans while liberal local prosecutors say they will decline to enforce the measures.

Pennsylvania GOP aims to bypass governor’s veto on abortion restrictions

Published: 07/12/2022 in National

The Republican-controlled General Assembly just approved a constitutional amendment that would clear the way for a statewide abortion ban in the future.

Roe v Wade: Abortion pills a new front in culture wars

Published: 07/11/2022 in BBC News - World

Abortion pills - the most common way to end pregnancies in the US - are in activists' crosshairs.

Biden Aims To Restore Abortion Rights, Says Supreme Court "Out Of Control"

Published: 07/10/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

President Joe Biden said that federal legislation offered the fastest route to restoring US abortion rights and urged voters to elect pro-choice legislators in upcoming mid-term elections and called...

Roe v Wade: Thousands march to White House for abortion rights

Published: 07/09/2022 in BBC News - World

The US Supreme Court last month repealed Roe v Wade, ending the nationwide guarantee to an abortion.

Without abortion, advocates worry that abuse victims will be trapped

Published: 07/09/2022 in National

Some end pregnancies in part to avoid becoming permanently tethered to abusive partners.

Biden signs executive order to lessen effects of Roe overturning on abortion

Published: 07/09/2022 in MercoPress

For the President of the US, the overturning of Roe v Wade is a nightmare already happening US President Joseph Biden Friday issued an Executive Order which would mitigate the effects of the recent overturning by the US Supreme Court of the 1973 Roe v Wade ruling which had cleared the way for abortions nationwide.

Roe v Wade: Biden signs executive order on abortion access

Published: 07/08/2022 in BBC News - World

It will not fully restore nationwide abortion rights - the president says a federal law is needed.

Joe Biden Signs Executive Order On Abortion, Contraception Access In US

Published: 07/08/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

US President Joe Biden will sign an executive order on Friday to help safeguard women's access to abortion and contraception after the Supreme Court last month overturned the Roe v Wade decision that...

US Abortion: Biden to sign executive order on safeguarding access

Published: 07/08/2022 in BBC News - World

The order comes amid pressure on the US president to take more action to safeguard abortion access.

Joe Biden Moves To "Protect Patient Privacy" After US' Abortion Ruling

Published: 07/08/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

President Joe Biden will sign an executive order on abortion Friday that among other things aims to protect the privacy of women seeking to end a pregnancy, the White House said.

Abortion: Mississippi's near-total ban to take hold

Published: 07/07/2022 in BBC News - World

A state ban on abortion has forced the clinic at the heart of last month's Supreme Court decision to shut.

Mississippi’s last abortion clinic will shutter as trigger ban begins

Published: 07/06/2022 in National

Jackson Women’s Health Organization will lock its doors after the close of business on Wednesday evening following a trial judge’s refusal to block the state’s trigger law from taking effect.

Roe v Wade: Mississippi judge refuses to block abortion ban

Published: 07/05/2022 in BBC News - World

It is part of an escalation in activity in US courts as states seek to impose abortion restrictions.

Abortion: Salvadorean woman sentenced to 50 years

Published: 07/05/2022 in MercoPress

Pro-abortion groups will appeal the woman's conviction A woman in El Salvador has been handed down a 50-year jail sentence for having had an abortion, it was reported Monday. It was the first time that the maximum penalty has been applied. Pro-abortion groups have pledged to appeal the ruling.

Inside a US abortion clinic in its final days

Published: 07/02/2022 in BBC News - World

The BBC spent time with staff before they had to stop work and turn patients away.

New York tightens gun laws, revisits abortion rights after SCOTUS rulings

Published: 07/02/2022 in National

Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) pushed lawmakers to act after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a state gun-control law and overturned Roe v. Wade.

15,000 Australians Rally Against Overturning Of US Abortion Law

Published: 07/02/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Thousands of Australians joined raucous protests across the country on Saturday against the US Supreme Court's overturning of women's constitutional right to abortion.

Google To Delete Users' Location History On US Abortion Clinic Visits

Published: 07/01/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Google announced Friday it would delete users' location history when they visit abortion clinics, domestic violence shelters and other places where privacy is sought.

Controversial Florida abortion ban blocked by court

Published: 06/30/2022 in BBC News - World

A Florida judge has granted a temporary injunction against a law banning abortions after 15 weeks

Biden Calls For 'Exception' In Senate Rules To Pass Abortion Rights Law

Published: 06/30/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

US President Joe Biden on Thursday called for an "exception" to the Senate filibuster rule so that Democrats can pass an abortion rights law, reversing the recent Supreme Court decision.

How a song by the Chainsmokers became TikTok’s abortion rights anthem

Published: 06/30/2022 in National

The lyric "If we go down, we go down together" from the Chainsmokers' song "Paris" has become a rallying cry for efforts to support women seeking abortions.

Gen Z is influencing the abortion debate — from TikTok

Published: 06/28/2022 in National

Here is how two influencers on opposing ends of the abortion debate — Savannah Craven and Olivia Julianna — have risen as youth activists on TikTok.

El Salvador's abortion ban: 'I was sent to prison for suffering a miscarriage'

Published: 06/27/2022 in BBC News - World

Elsy was sentenced to 30 years for aggravated homicide after losing her baby in a miscarriage in El Salvador.

The abortion clues that can hide on your phone

Published: 06/27/2022 in BBC News - World

There are a number of concerns around data protection following the US Supreme Court's ruling on abortion.

Abortion live updates: U.S. emerges from day of protests and celebrations

Published: 06/26/2022 in National

The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, ending the constitutional right to an abortion. Follow along for the latest news on the fallout and demonstrations.

Roe v Wade reaction: Chaos at abortion protest in South Carolina

Published: 06/26/2022 in BBC News - World

In South Carolina, six people are arrested at an event full of pro-choice and anti-abortion activists.

Abortion Pills The Next Battleground In US Reproductive Fight

Published: 06/26/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

As conservative US states rush to enact abortion bans following the Supreme Court's bombshell decision, the fight over reproductive rights in America is poised to shift to a new battleground:...

"Set In Stone": France Wants To Enshrine Abortion Rights In Constitution

Published: 06/25/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Politicians representing a parliamentary majority on Saturday voiced support for a bill enshrining abortion rights in France's constitution, after the US Supreme Court revoked the nationwide legal...

"No Uterus, No Opinion": Massive Protests In US As Abortion Right Ends

Published: 06/25/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Abortion rights defenders fanned out across America Saturday for a second day of protest against the Supreme Court's thunderbolt ruling, as state after conservative state moved swiftly to ban the...

Florida emerges as key battleground in state-by-state abortion fight

Published: 06/25/2022 in National

Gov. Ron DeSantis’s efforts to manage his statewide and national political fortunes will be complicated if Florida becomes an epicenter of the abortion battle.

For these young Americans, abortion is personal — and complicated

Published: 06/25/2022 in National

Those younger than 30 are arguably the most immediately affected by the decision.

Live updates: Abortion protests expected nationwide after Supreme Court ends Roe v. Wade

Published: 06/25/2022 in National

The Supreme Court voted 6 to 3 to uphold a restrictive Mississippi law and overturn the constitutional right to abortion established nearly 50 years ago in Roe v. Wade.

GOP governors in four blue states pledge to uphold right to seek abortion

Published: 06/25/2022 in National

New Hampshire's Chris Sununu, Maryland's Larry Hogan, Massachusetts's Charlie Baker and Vermont's Phil Scott govern with a relatively light touch on social issues.

US Draws Criticism From Closest Allies Over Supreme Court's Abortion Ruling

Published: 06/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The US Supreme Court's historic end to nationwide abortion rights on Friday drew unusual criticism from some of America's closest allies and bucks a global trend to more liberal reproductive rights.

After US' Abortion Ruling, Companies Reach Out To Help Women Employees

Published: 06/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Several US companies said they would help their employees if they had to travel out of state for abortion services after the US Supreme Court overturned "Roe v. Wade" which recognised a woman's...

Billie Eilish protests US abortion ruling at Glastonbury

Published: 06/24/2022 in BBC News - World

The 20-year-old calls the decision to end the constitutional right to abortion a "dark day".

Roe v Wade: Abortion clinics start to close after Supreme Court ruling

Published: 06/24/2022 in BBC News - World

After the Supreme Court removed the constitutional right to abortion, some states have outlawed it.

First reactions to US Supreme Court abortion ruling

Published: 06/24/2022 in BBC News - World

Protesters react strongly as news of the Supreme Court's decision spreads to crowds outside.

"God Made Decision": Trump Hails US Supreme Court's Verdict On Abortion

Published: 06/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Former US president Donald Trump on Friday said "God made the decision" to end the national right to abortion after the Supreme Court overturned nearly five decades of settled law.

Same-Sex Marriage, Contraception At Risk After US Court's Abortion Ruling

Published: 06/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The US Supreme Court decision ending the right to abortion established by Roe v. Wade in 1973 has put other hard-won rights at risk, including the rights to same-sex marriage and contraception.

Biden Slams US Supreme Court, Calls Abortion Ruling "A Tragic Error"

Published: 06/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

President Joe Biden Friday slammed the US Supreme Court for ending the right to abortion, accusing it of putting women's lives at risk in the name of an "extreme ideology."

Justin Trudeau Slams 'Horrific' US Abortion Ruling

Published: 06/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday slammed the US Supreme Court decision to throw out the right to abortion in the United States.

Key Reactions After US Supreme Court Ends Right To Abortion

Published: 06/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The US Supreme Court's decision to end constitutional protections for abortion fulfills a long-cherished goal of conservatives and the religious right, while devastating defenders of women's...

Pence calls for national abortion ban, as Trump, GOP celebrate end of Roe

Published: 06/24/2022 in National

Trump and Pence were among the Republicans who lauded what they called a “courageous and correct” ruling decades in the making for the antiabortion movement.

Missouri First US State To Ban Abortion After Top Court Ruling: 10 Facts

Published: 06/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The US Supreme Court today ended the constitutional right to terminate a pregnancy in a seismic ruling. The ruling puts an end to abortion rights that had been granted to women in the US nearly 50...

US Supreme Court Abortion Ruling 'A Big Step Backwards': Boris Johnson

Published: 06/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday called a US Supreme Court ruling ending the federal right to abortion "a big step backwards".

Roe vs Wade: What's The Nub Of Abortion Verdict That Has US On Edge?

Published: 06/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The American Supreme Court appears all set to overturn a constitutional right granted in a landmark 1973 ruling, called Roe vs Wade, which legalised abortion. A leaked document has shaken the country....

Supreme Court Ruling On Abortion Attacks 'Essential Freedoms': Obama

Published: 06/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Former US president Barack Obama slammed the decision by the Supreme Court to throw out the right to abortion in the United States on Friday, calling it an attack on "essential freedoms."

Live updates: Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, ending constitutional protection for abortion

Published: 06/24/2022 in National

The decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health was the most anticipated of the court’s term, with political tension surrounding the fight over abortion erupting in May with the leak of a draft opinion indicating a majority of justices intended to end the long-standing precedent.

Roe v Wade: US Supreme Court strikes down abortion rights

Published: 06/24/2022 in BBC News - World

Millions of women lose the legal right to abortion after the Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade.

US Supreme Court Ends Constitutional Right To Abortion

Published: 06/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The US Supreme Court on Friday ended the right to abortion in a seismic ruling that shreds half a century of constitutional protections on one of the most divisive and bitterly fought issues in...

Roe’s demise marks new phase in state-by-state battle over abortion

Published: 06/24/2022 in National

The Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the landmark precedent will prompt immediate changes to the country’s abortion landscape.

Tell The Post: How do you feel about the Supreme Court’s abortion ruling?

Published: 06/24/2022 in National

How do you feel in this historic moment? Does it impact your life or future plans?

Fears for US woman's life as abortion denied in Malta

Published: 06/22/2022 in BBC News - World

Andrea's pregnancy is no longer viable but doctors cannot intervene unless she goes into labour or develops sepsis.

The woman who could upend US abortion rights

Published: 06/20/2022 in BBC News - World

Lynn Fitch says she wants to empower women. Her next step is to repeal Roe v Wade.

Supreme Court: Rifts divide abortion views in Mississippi

Published: 06/15/2022 in BBC News - World

All eyes are on Mississippi as the US awaits a Supreme Court decision involving its last abortion clinic.

Empty clinics, no calls: The fallout of Oklahoma’s abortion ban

Published: 06/04/2022 in National

As nation awaits a Supreme Court decision, one conservative state offers a window into a post-Roe America.

Croatia abortion: Thousands protest against termination

Published: 05/14/2022 in BBC News - World

A fierce debate about reproductive rights has been reignited in the strongly Catholic country.

"My Body My Choice": Thousands Rally Across US For Abortion Rights

Published: 05/14/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Thousands of activists, many in pink, took to the streets across the United States on Saturday in a national day of action calling for safe and legal access to abortion.

Roe v Wade: Thousands attend rallies in US cities to support abortion rights

Published: 05/14/2022 in BBC News - World

Pro-choice supporters are concerned that the Supreme Court could overturn the legal right to abortion.

Thousands Expected To Rally Across US For Abortion Rights Today

Published: 05/14/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Thousands of activists are gearing up to take to US streets Saturday in a national day of action calling for safe and legal access to abortion.

Medical Journal 'Lancet' Warns US Supreme Court Over Abortion

Published: 05/13/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

British medical journal The Lancet warned Friday that US Supreme Court justices would have "women's blood on their hands" if they strike down the nationwide right to abortion.

Democrats push doomed bid for federal abortion law

Published: 05/11/2022 in BBC News - World

A bill to make the right to abortion a national law is likely to fail, but could have political weight.

Senator compares protections for fetuses, sea turtle eggs in abortion speech

Published: 05/11/2022 in National

Montana Sen. Steve Daines (R) said "an unhatched sea turtle would have more protections than an unborn human baby" if a bill codifying access to abortion passes.

Chicago will be ‘oasis’ for abortion if Roe is overturned, mayor says

Published: 05/10/2022 in National

If Roe v. Wade is overturned and more states enforce trigger laws severely weakening abortion access or banning it altogether, Chicago's mayor said the city would “be a safe haven.”

President Biden criticises abortion protests at judges' houses

Published: 05/09/2022 in BBC News - World

Pro-choice activists marched to the homes of two conservative Supreme Court justices this weekend.

Abortion Rights Bill Will Be Put On Vote In US Senate. Why It Could Fail

Published: 05/08/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The US Senate is expected to vote Wednesday on a national abortion rights law -- a process likely doomed to fail -- after a leaked draft decision signalled the Supreme Court's readiness to overturn...

US Companies Are Trying A "New Generational Thing"- Talking On Abortion

Published: 05/08/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

After carefully avoiding the taboo topic for decades, more and more US companies are taking a stand on the right to abortion, a sign of a new generation with growing influence and very different...

Trump Rallies Are Back. His Audience: Backers Of Expected Abortion Ruling

Published: 05/08/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

For the Donald Trump supporters attending a Pennsylvania rally, reports that the Supreme Court may soon end the federally protected right to abortion have been galvanizing. As one man summed up the...

Roe v Wade: The lawyer behind America’s landmark abortion ruling

Published: 05/06/2022 in BBC News - World

Sarah Weddington was just 26 years old when she argued her case in front of the US Supreme Court.

Watch: What Is Roe vs Wade And Will Abortion Become Illegal In The US?

Published: 05/06/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Hot Mic with Nidhi Razdan: The US Supreme Court appears all set to overturn a landmark ruling, called Roe vs Wade, which had legalised abortion across the United States.

US Groups Call For Abortion Rights Marches On "Day Of Action" May 14

Published: 05/05/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Multiple US organizations that support abortion rights called Thursday for nationwide protests on May 14, after a leaked draft opinion showed the Supreme Court poised to overturn its landmark Roe v....

Anger outside Mississippi's last abortion clinic

Published: 05/04/2022 in BBC News - World

Activists from both sides of the debate say they will fight on whatever the US Supreme Court rules.

Access To Safe Abortion Saves Lives: WHO Chief Amid US Supreme Court Row

Published: 05/04/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday that access to safe abortions saves lives, after a leaked draft ruling indicated the US Supreme Court was mulling ending nationwide legal...

Mississippi’s last abortion clinic may move to New Mexico if Roe is overturned

Published: 05/04/2022 in National

Abortion clinics in Republican-led states, like Jackson Women's Health Organization in Mississippi, are scrambling to prepare for an uncertain future.

After Roe draft opinion, Phoebe Bridgers reveals she had an abortion

Published: 05/04/2022 in National

Singer Phoebe Bridgers announced on social media that she took the abortion pill in October while on tour.

Abortion ruling: Overturning Roe v Wade an assault on freedom - Harris

Published: 05/04/2022 in BBC News - World

The US vice president reacts angrily to abortion rights news saying it would deny women freedom.

"Woman's Right To Choose Fundamental": Biden On Draft Abortion Order In US

Published: 05/03/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

President Joe Biden has urged US voters to defend access to abortion, describing as "radical" a draft Supreme Court ruling showing a majority opinion ending the nationwide right.

US Abortion "Spiderman" Protester Climbs 60-Storey San Francisco Building

Published: 05/03/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Amid the ongoing protests in the US after the apparent leak of a US Supreme Court order overturning a ruling on abortion rights, an "anti-abortion" activist on Tuesday (local time) climbed a 60-storey...

Roe v Wade: US women divided on leaked abortion ruling

Published: 05/03/2022 in BBC News - World

Overturning the right to an abortion would be a major win for some. For others, a devastating loss.

Abortion ruling: US Supreme Court says leak is real as investigation launched

Published: 05/03/2022 in BBC News - World

The leak has stirred expectations that the 1973 decision legalising US abortion could be overturned.

Leaked US Supreme Court Abortion Draft "Authentic", Probe Ordered

Published: 05/03/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

US Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts said Tuesday that a draft opinion on abortion leaked to the press in an "egregious breach" of trust was authentic, but not the final decision on the matter.

What It Means For US If Supreme Court Overturns Their Landmark Abortion Law

Published: 05/03/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The US Supreme Court's leaked draft decision to end the nationwide right to abortion would be one of the most explosive domestic political developments in a generation if it holds.

US Voters Must Defend "Fundamental" Abortion Rights, Says Joe Biden

Published: 05/03/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

President Joe Biden said Tuesday that US voters will have to defend the "fundamental" right to an abortion if the Supreme Court scraps constitutional guarantees allowing the procedure.

Florida lawmaker says abortion bans help sex-trafficking victims escape

Published: 05/03/2022 in National

State Sen. Ileana Garcia (R) said that denying abortions to sex-trafficking victims can help them escape their captors.

Abortion Rights Supporters, Opponents Face Off At US Supreme Court

Published: 05/03/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Hundreds of pro-choice and anti-abortion activists gathered in front of the US Supreme Court on Monday night, hours after a stunning leak of a draft opinion that signals the institution may be set to...

The Court Case That Paved Way For Abortion Rights In US

Published: 05/03/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A US Supreme Court's draft opinion leaked on Monday suggests that the majority of justices are ready to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade judgement which paved way for constitutional right to abortion...

"One Of The Worst Decisions": US Speaker On Abortion Rights Row

Published: 05/03/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Following the reports of a draft Supreme Court decision overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, the US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said that the move will inflict the greatest restriction of...

Roe v Wade: US Supreme Court leak suggests abortion law repeal

Published: 05/02/2022 in BBC News - World

Law that guarantees right to abortion described as "egregiously wrong" in document leaked to Politico.

Leaked Draft Shows US Court Set To Strike Down Abortion Rights: Report

Published: 05/02/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The Supreme Court may be poised to strike down the right to abortion in the United States, US media reported Monday, citing a leaked draft of a majority opinion that would represent a staggering blow...

A call, a text, an apology: How an abortion arrest shook up a Texas town

Published: 04/13/2022 in National

Interviews with several people in the community closely following the situation, as well as statements from leaders in the Texas antiabortion movement, suggest this was not part of a broader antiabortion strategy, but instead a hasty error by a first-term Democratic district attorney.

Oklahoma lawmakers pass near-total ban on abortion

Published: 04/05/2022 in BBC News - World

The new laws could see doctors face fines of up to $100,000 and up to 10 years in prison.

Texas abortion: The ‘ranch’ for mothers with no place to go

Published: 04/03/2022 in BBC News - World

Women have few options in Texas, since the passing of one of the strictest abortion laws in the US.

9 face charges for blockading abortion clinic with chain and rope

Published: 03/31/2022 in National

The group pushed into the D.C. abortion clinic, barricaded the entrances, and roped and chained themselves to the waiting room chairs, federal prosecutors say.

Tracking new actions on abortion legislation across states

Published: 03/26/2022 in National

As Republican-led states move to restrict abortion, The Post is tracking legislation across the country on 15-week bans, Texas-style bans, trigger laws and abortion pill bans, as well as Democratic-dominated states that are moving to protect abortion rights enshrined in Roe v. Wade.

Lizzo says Texas abortion and transgender policies violate human rights: ‘Very regressive laws being passed’

Published: 03/14/2022 in National

The Grammy-winning singer urged Texas politicians to "mind your business" when it came to a policy affecting transgender children and their families, and another restricting abortion access.

What Biden Said On Inflation, Abortion Rights In 1st State Of Union Speech

Published: 03/01/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

With prices rising at rates not seen for four decades, US President Joe Biden named fighting the inflation wave his "top priority," and vowed to wean American supply chains off foreign dependence.

Chile's Constitution to include abortion and sexual rights?

Published: 02/24/2022 in MercoPress

The Fundamental Rights Committee also passed the inclusion of native peoples in the media A Committee within Chile's Constitutional Convention Wednesday greenlighted a set of articles granting sexual and reproductive rights, which will now be put up for a plenum approval to be added to the country's new Fundamental Law.

Abortion legal in Colombia until week 24

Published: 02/22/2022 in MercoPress

There are reportedly 24 women in prison for having had an abortion. Photo: Carlos Ortega / EFE Colombia's Constitutional Court Monday ruled to decriminalize medical procedures to terminate pregnancies up to the 24th week. In other words, there will be no criminal consequences for such actions until the sixth month.

An activist claimed she was taking an abortion pill on live TV: ‘This is going to end a pregnancy’

Published: 01/26/2022 in National

During a TV debate marking the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, abortion activist Jex Blackmore appeared to swallow an abortion pill, she said, "to end a pregnancy."

France Calls To Add Abortion, Climate Protection To European Union's Charter

Published: 01/19/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

French President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday he would push to have the right to abortion and defence of the environment added to the EU's Charter of Fundamental Rights, as his country takes on the...

Roe v Wade US abortion rights lawyer Sarah Weddington dies

Published: 12/26/2021 in BBC News - World

Sarah Weddington won the landmark 1973 US Supreme Court case that legalised abortions in the US.

US FDA permanently allows mail-order abortion pills

Published: 12/16/2021 in BBC News - World

The Food and Drug Administration made permanent a temporary pandemic-related measure.

US Supreme Court Refuses To Block Controversial Texas Abortion Law

Published: 12/12/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The conservative-leaning US Supreme Court refused on Friday to block a Texas law that bans most abortions after six weeks, but left the door open for abortion providers to challenge the law in lower...

California governor pushes for gun laws modeled on Texas abortion ban

Published: 12/12/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The Texas law was designed by the state's Republican-controlled legislature to avoid normal means of legal challenge.

US Supreme Court Refuses To Block Restrictive Texas Abortion Law

Published: 12/10/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The conservative-leaning US Supreme Court refused on Friday to block a Texas law that bans most abortions after six weeks, but left the door open for abortion providers to challenge the law in lower...

US Supreme Court says Texas abortion clinics can sue over law

Published: 12/10/2021 in BBC News - World

The Supreme Court leaves controversial Texas abortion law in place, but allows lawsuits

Supreme Court allows lawsuit challenging Texas abortion ban to continue, keeps law in effect for now

Published: 12/10/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The Supreme Court ruled that a lawsuit challenging the legality of Texas' new restrictive abortion law can proceed before it is enforced against anyone.

Ros Atkins on… America’s abortion divide

Published: 12/03/2021 in BBC News - World

How abortion rights in the US look likely to be changed by a conservative majority Supreme Court.

This doctor commutes 800 miles to provide abortion services in underserved communities

Published: 12/02/2021 in National

Emboldened by attacks on abortion rights, a new generation of doctors travels by plane, train and Uber to provide care.

Chile's Lower House votes against legalizing abortion

Published: 12/02/2021 in MercoPress

“We will lose as many times as we need to,” said left-wing Deputy Maite Orsini Chile's Lower House Tuesday turned down a bill to decriminalize abortion up to the 14th week of pregnancy by 65 votes against, 62 in favor and one abstention. Thus the initiative will be shelved.

US Top Court Likely To Uphold Law That Could Roll Back Abortion Rights

Published: 12/01/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The conservative-dominated Supreme Court appeared poised Wednesday to roll back abortion rights in the United States by upholding a law in the southern state of Mississippi that would ban the...

"Rational Position": Joe Biden Asserts Support For Abortion Rights Ruling

Published: 12/01/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

US President Joe Biden on Wednesday weighed in on the Supreme Court's politically explosive abortion law hearing, saying he backs the nearly half-century-old case underpinning current rights.

US Supreme Court hears landmark abortion case

Published: 12/01/2021 in BBC News - World

The court's eventual ruling may cut off abortion access for tens of millions of American women.

Supreme Court to hear arguments in major abortion case challenging Roe v. Wade

Published: 12/01/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Anti-abortion petitioners in the Supreme Court case Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health argue that Roe v. Wade should be overturned.

Marjorie Taylor Greene, in feud with Nancy Mace on Islamophobia, launches personal attack over abortion

Published: 12/01/2021 in National

Republican Rep. Nancy Mace, who has been criticized by former president Donald Trump, is a rape survivor who supports restrictions on abortion but champions exemptions for victims of sexual abuse.

Mike Pence asks Supreme Court to overturn abortion rights

Published: 11/30/2021 in BBC News - World

The former vice-president speaks on the eve of the most important abortion case in years at the top US court.

Poland clarifies abortion law after protests over mother’s death

Published: 11/08/2021 in BBC News - World

The guidance was issued after a pregnant woman's death was blamed on Poland's strict abortion laws.

Polish abortion law protests over woman's hospital death

Published: 11/02/2021 in BBC News - World

A family's lawyer links the death of a 30-year-old mother to tighter abortion laws.

US Supreme Court hears arguments in controversial Texas abortion case

Published: 11/01/2021 in BBC News - World

The justices will decide whether providers and the government can challenge Texas' abortion ban.

US Supreme Court Appears To Lean Towards Blocking Texas Abortion Law

Published: 11/01/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A majority on the US Supreme Court appeared to be leaning Monday towards blocking a Texas bill that bans abortion after six weeks, the most restrictive law passed since abortion was made a...

Supreme Court conservatives sound skeptical about parts of Texas abortion law

Published: 11/01/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Some of the justices who had previously rejected a bid to block the Texas law signaled they were concerned about the way it was written.

Pope Calling Joe Biden "Good Catholic" Further Fuels US Abortion Debate

Published: 10/29/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

US President Joe Biden said on Friday that Pope Francis told him he was a "good Catholic" who can receive communion, widening a gulf between Francis and conservative US bishops who want to deny it...

The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in major cases on abortion and guns. Here's what to know

Published: 10/29/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Abortion and guns are front and center as the Supreme Court heads back to the bench to hear oral arguments in some of the term's highest-profile cases.

Joe Biden To Meet Pope Amid Domestic Pressure Over Abortion Rights

Published: 10/26/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Devout Roman Catholic Joe Biden meets Pope Francis in the Vatican on Friday at a time when the U.S. president is under intense pressure for his conflicted position in the dispute over abortion rights.

Abortion in Mexico: Fight for rights just beginning, women say

Published: 10/22/2021 in BBC News - World

Mexican women celebrate the Supreme Court ruling decriminalising abortion but say obstacles remain.

Texas abortion law to stay in place until Supreme Court decision

Published: 10/22/2021 in BBC News - World

The controversial law will be tested next month when the court holds an expedited hearing.

US Supreme Court To Hear Texas Abortion Law Case On November 1

Published: 10/22/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The US Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear legal challenges on November 1 to a restrictive abortion law passed in Texas, but declined to block the controversial legislation in the meantime.

Supreme Court told it should reconsider Roe v. Wade if it takes up Texas abortion law challenge

Published: 10/21/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The arguments were filed in response to two separate petitions challenging the restrictive Texas law, which bans most abortions after as early as the sixth week of pregnancy.

Supreme Court will consider fast track appeal of Texas abortion law

Published: 10/18/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The petitioners last month had submitted the unusual request for the Supreme Court to take up the case before final judgment in lower courts.

US Justice Department Asks Supreme Court To Block Texas Abortion Law

Published: 10/18/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The US Justice Department asked the Supreme Court on Monday to block a Texas law that bans most abortion in the state.

Texas abortion law: Biden administration to request block on abortion ban

Published: 10/15/2021 in BBC News - World

The president's administration will ask the Supreme Court to block a restrictive Texas abortion law.

Joe Biden Government To Ask Supreme Court To Block Texas Abortion Ban

Published: 10/15/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

President Joe Biden's administration on Friday said it would ask the Supreme Court to block a ban on most abortions in Texas, in the latest stage of a national battle over reproductive rights.

Justice Department will ask Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law for now

Published: 10/15/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The Texas law bans most abortions after as early as six weeks of pregnancy and empowers private citizens to sue anyone who "aids or abets" in the procedure.

Texas abortion ban remains in effect after appeals court rules against Justice Dept.

Published: 10/15/2021 in National

Biden administration sought to lift six-week ban while litigation over the law continues.

U.S. appeals court rules to keep Texas abortion ban in effect

Published: 10/14/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

A U.S. appeals court on Thursday refused a petition by the U.S. Department of Justice to put on hold Texas's restrictive abortion law.

Health Workers' Conscientious Objection To Abortion Non-Negotiable: Pope

Published: 10/14/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Health workers have a non-negotiable right to exercise conscientious objection by refusing to participate in an abortion, Pope Francis said on Thursday, calling the procedure "murder".

Supreme Court signals it will side with Kentucky attorney general in bid to defend abortion law

Published: 10/12/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The court recently voted not to block a Texas law banning most abortions, and it is set to consider a case challenging Roe v. Wade.

Texas abortion: US appeals court reinstates near total ban

Published: 10/08/2021 in BBC News - World

It comes two days after a lower court blocked the law, which bans abortions at six weeks of pregnancy.

U.S. appeals court lets Texas temporarily resume abortion law

Published: 10/08/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

A federal appeals courts Friday night allowed Texas to temporarily resume banning most abortions, just one day after clinics across the state began rushing to serve patients again for the first time since early September.

Federal judge blocks enforcement of Texas law banning abortion as early as six weeks

Published: 10/07/2021 in National

The order responds to the Justice Department’s lawsuit against the state of Texas.

Texas abortion: Judge temporarily blocks enforcement of law

Published: 10/06/2021 in BBC News - World

The White House calls the ruling "an important step" to restoring Texas women's constitutional rights.

U.S. judge blocks enforcement of near-total abortion ban in Texas

Published: 10/06/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

A federal judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked a near-total ban on abortion in Texas, the toughest such law in the United States, in a challenge brought by President Joe Biden's administration after the U.S. Supreme Court had allowed it to go into effect.

Thousands march across US in support of abortion rights

Published: 10/02/2021 in BBC News - World

Rallies are held in all 50 states amid fears that abortion rights are being rolled back.

Women’s March targets Supreme Court, with access to abortion on the line

Published: 10/02/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Nationwide protests drew thousands to Washington and other cities to demand continued access to abortion.

"My Body, My Choice": Protests For Abortion Rights Hits US Streets

Published: 10/02/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Carrying signs with slogans like "my body, my choice, my right" thousands of women rallied Saturday in Washington at the start of a day of nationwide protests aimed at countering a conservative drive...

The Supreme Court has guns, God and abortion on the docket this term: Here's what to expect

Published: 10/01/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The court is poised to consider pivotal cases that broach some of the most contentious issues in American politics, including religion, guns and abortion.

Women in Latin America march for abortion rights

Published: 09/29/2021 in BBC News - World

Thousands of women demonstrate across Latin America for access to legal and safe abortions.

San Marino votes to legalise abortion in referendum

Published: 09/26/2021 in BBC News - World

Over three quarters of voters approved changes to the total ban on abortion in the European enclave.

House passes bill to protect abortion rights in response to restrictive Texas law

Published: 09/24/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

House Democrats approved a bill to protect abortion rights, a symbolic response to the Supreme Court's refusal to block a Texas law banning most abortions.

Texas abortion: Doctor sued in first known challenges of new law

Published: 09/20/2021 in BBC News - World

The cases against a doctor who admitted to performing an abortion are the first known lawsuits.

Mark Lee Dickson paved the way for the Texas abortion ban, one small town at a time

Published: 09/16/2021 in National

Over the last two years, Dickson has lobbied towns and cities to ban abortion within their limits. Nearly 40 have.

Pope Says Abortion Is Murder, Urges "Pastoral" Approach

Published: 09/15/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Pope Francis said on Wednesday that abortion was "murder" but, asked about US bishops threatening to deny holy communion to President Joe Biden, said the Church should generally avoid taking a...

Justice Department asks federal judge to block enforcement of Texas abortion law

Published: 09/15/2021 in National

The request to a federal judge comes less than a week after the Biden administration sued Texas over the restrictive abortion law.

Texas abortion: Biden administration requests abortion law pause

Published: 09/15/2021 in BBC News - World

The new law bans abortion from as early as six weeks, when many women do not know they are pregnant.

IT Firm Offers To Help Texas Employees Relocate After Abortion Law

Published: 09/11/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The IT giant Salesforce has offered to help relocate its employees working in Texas, following the passage of a restrictive abortion law in the conservative US state.

Venice Film Festival: Abortion drama wins top prize

Published: 09/11/2021 in BBC News - World

Audrey Diwan's Happening is set in 1960s France but comes amid debate over strict new laws in Texas.

Salesforce offers to relocate employees and their families after Texas abortion law

Published: 09/10/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

In a message to employees, Salesforce said on Friday that it will help employees and their families relocate if they're concerned about reproductive care.

Biden administration sues Texas over restrictive abortion law

Published: 09/09/2021 in BBC News - World

The Texas law effectively bans abortions from as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.

Texas governor defends abortion ban with vow to ‘eliminate all rapists.’ Democrats call it ‘magical thinking.’

Published: 09/08/2021 in National

The exchange between Abbot and the reporter sparked a day’s worth of backlash from Democrats in Texas and across the country.

Mexico decriminalises abortion

Published: 09/07/2021 in BBC News - World

A ruling by the supreme courts makes it illegal for women to be prosecuted for having an abortion.

Tripwire boss steps down over support for Texas abortion law

Published: 09/07/2021 in BBC News - World

Tripwire boss John Gibson had said he was "proud" of the Supreme Court ruling on Texas abortion.

Texas abortion clinics will be protected, Justice Department

Published: 09/06/2021 in BBC News - World

The US Justice Department pledge comes after a near-total ban on abortions took effect in the state.

Lyft will cover legal fees for drivers sued under Texas abortion law

Published: 09/03/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

It's the first rideshare company to speak out on the issue.

Texas abortion: Biden vows 'whole-of-government' response to new law

Published: 09/02/2021 in BBC News - World

The president called the decision to allow the law to take effect an "unprecedented assault" on women's rights.

Elon Musk declines to address Texas abortion law directly after Gov. Greg Abbott's comments

Published: 09/02/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Elon Musk declined to directly weigh in on Texas' abortion law after Gov. Greg Abbott said the Tesla CEO supported his state's "social policies."

House to vote on abortion rights bill after Supreme Court declines to block restrictive Texas law

Published: 09/02/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Nancy Pelosi said the House will vote on the Women's Health Protection Act after the Supreme Court declined to block a restrictive Texas abortion law.

Joe Biden Warns Of "Unconstitutional Chaos" Due To Texas Abortion Law

Published: 09/02/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

US President Joe Biden lashed out on Thursday at the Supreme Court's refusal to block a Texas law banning abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, warning that it threatens to unleash "unconstitutional...

Biden condemns Supreme Court ruling on Texas abortion law as 'unprecedented assault' on women's rights

Published: 09/02/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The decision "is an unprecedented assault on a woman's constitutional rights under Roe v. Wade," Biden said in a searing statement.

Supreme Court refuses to block restrictive Texas abortion law in 5-4 decision

Published: 09/01/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Texas abortion law: Biden vows to defend women's constitutional rights

Published: 09/01/2021 in BBC News - World

The US president reacts after Texas adopts an "extreme" law banning abortion from six weeks.

Texas Abortion Law "Blatantly Violates" Constitutional Rights: Joe Biden

Published: 09/01/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

President Joe Biden said Wednesday that tough new legal restrictions on abortion in Texas "blatantly" counter constitutional rights under the Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade ruling.

"Heartbeat Bill": Texas 6-Week Restrictive Abortion Ban Takes Effect

Published: 09/01/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A Texas law that bans abortion after six weeks, and makes no exception for rape or incest, took effect on Wednesday after the Supreme Court did not act on an emergency request to block it.

Texas passes law banning abortion after six weeks

Published: 09/01/2021 in BBC News - World

The law, one of the most restrictive in the US, passes as the Supreme Court fails to block it.

R. Kelly trial: Woman says singer pressured her to have abortion

Published: 08/24/2021 in BBC News - World

The second accuser to testify against the singer says he abused her and urged her to get an abortion.

Mississippi Calls On Supreme Court To Overturn US Right To Abortion

Published: 07/22/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The state of Mississippi on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to overturn the right to abortion in the United States in a legal brief added to a case set to be heard later in the year.

US, Vatican Hold Talks After Bishops Challenge Joe Biden Over Abortion

Published: 06/28/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Pope Francis on Monday held talks with US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, who was visiting the Vatican in the wake of a decision by American Catholic bishops that could lead to them denying...

Gibraltar votes to ease tough abortion laws

Published: 06/24/2021 in BBC News - World

Referendum results show support for lifting the rules, which are some of the harshest in Europe.

Joe Biden Goes To Church Day After Challenge From Bishops On Abortion

Published: 06/19/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

President Joe Biden went to church Saturday in his hometown a day after US Roman Catholic bishops issued a challenge to him over his support for abortion rights.

Abortion rights: US Catholic bishops face clash with Biden

Published: 06/18/2021 in BBC News - World

US Catholic leaders begin a process that may call for the president to be barred from Holy Communion.

Abortion: Texas teen attacks new law in high school graduation speech

Published: 06/03/2021 in BBC News - World

Paxton Smith says she couldn't stick to her approved speech script "when there is a war on my body".

The looming battle over abortion in the US

Published: 05/27/2021 in BBC News - World

Pro-choice groups say many restrictions have been introduced in states across the US this year.

US state of Texas criminalizes every abortion after the sixth week of pregnancy

Published: 05/20/2021 in MercoPress

“Millions of children lose their right to live each year due to abortion,” said Governor Abbot Texas' Republican Governor Greg Abbot Wednesday signed into law a new bill criminalizing terminations of pregnancies of six weeks or more.

Abortion: Texas governor signs restrictive new law

Published: 05/19/2021 in BBC News - World

Governor Greg Abbott signs the legislation which bans abortions after as early as six weeks.

Supreme Court to hear Mississippi abortion case challenging Roe v. Wade

Published: 05/17/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear arguments in a major abortion case from Mississippi.

Abortion in Italy: 'I found a grave with my name on it'

Published: 03/29/2021 in BBC News - World

Women in Italy who had an abortion or miscarriage have discovered the fetus had been given a religious burial in a grave marked with the mother's name, without their consent.

Argentina: Can one country's change of abortion law alter a continent?

Published: 03/03/2021 in BBC News - World

Pro-choice activists hope Argentina's legalisation of abortion will bring about change elsewhere.

Poland abortion ban: Thousands protest for third day

Published: 01/29/2021 in BBC News - World

Thousands march through the streets of Warsaw, chanting "freedom, equality, abortion on demand".

Biden reverses global abortion 'gag rule' and expands Obamacare

Published: 01/28/2021 in BBC News - World

The rescinded policy blocked US funds from going to international aid groups that support abortion.

Joe Biden To Scrap Ban On US Funds For Abortion Counseling

Published: 01/28/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

US President Joe Biden on Thursday is to dive into a political minefield when he scraps a ban on US funding for abortion counseling provided by international organizations.

Biden to sign orders reversing Trump policies on Obamacare and abortion

Published: 01/28/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The latest moves add to the more than three dozen other presidential orders and memoranda Biden has signed in his first week in office.

Poland enforces controversial near-total abortion ban

Published: 01/28/2021 in BBC News - World

Protests are under way and more are planned after the ban came into effect at midnight on Wednesday

Poland To Implement Near-Total Ban On Abortion

Published: 01/27/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A controversial Polish court ruling that imposes a near-total ban on abortion will come into force on Wednesday, the government said, in an announcement expected to spark major protests.

On Abortion, Voting Rights, Trump Leaves Lasting Mark On US Judiciary

Published: 01/15/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

When a U.S. appeals court declared that Florida could make it harder for convicted felons to vote - a ruling decried by civil rights activists - the impact of President Donald Trump's conservative...

Covid: Locked-down women turn to pills amid Malta abortion ban

Published: 01/08/2021 in BBC News - World

Malta has the EU's strictest abortion ban - but pressure is growing to ease it.

Bill legalizing abortion passed in pope's native Argentina

Published: 12/30/2020 in World - CBSNews.com

Argentina is the largest Latin American country to legalize abortion and the vote was being closely watched.

Argentina abortion: Activists celebrate Senate vote

Published: 12/30/2020 in BBC News - World

Crowds from both sides gathered in Buenos Aires to hear the results of the vote.

Argentina Passes Landmark Bill Legalizing Abortion

Published: 12/30/2020 in NDTV News - World-news

Argentina Wednesday became one of only a handful of South American nations to legalize abortion, after hours of debate in the Senate.

Argentina abortion: Senate to vote on legalisation

Published: 12/29/2020 in BBC News - World

The law, if passed, would allow abortions up to the 14th week of pregnancy in the highly Catholic nation.

Argentina abortion legalisation bill passes key vote

Published: 12/11/2020 in BBC News - World

Parliament's lower house voted to legalise abortion but the bill must pass the Senate to become law.