Stories tagged: abortion
UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 12:25 p.m.
A federal judge will hear arguments about a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected.
Sun., May 19, 2019
Under the laws, people have all sorts of rights and protections. When a state grants full personhood to a fetus, should they not apply equally?
Sat., May 18, 2019, 11:43 a.m.
Ahead of Saturday’s premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women demonstrated for abortion rights on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival in France.
Sat., May 18, 2019, 10:51 a.m.
For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums – …
Fri., May 17, 2019
The Republican Party’s appeal stems largely from an implicit promise: Vote for us and we will repeal the 20th century.
Thu., May 16, 2019, 7:29 p.m.
The Texas Senate approved a bill Thursday that would require doctors who perform abortions to provide immediate medical care, including hospitalization, in the rare instance of a live birth during …
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 9:30 p.m.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Doug Jones condemned Alabama’s new abortion ban as “extreme” and “irresponsible” Thursday, a day after the state’s Republican governor signed the most restrictive abortion measure in the …
Wed., May 15, 2019, 3:49 p.m.
Alabama’s governor has signed the most stringent abortion ban in the nation. Republican Gov. Kay Ivey signed the measure Wednesday. The law will make performing an abortion at any stage …
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 2:58 p.m.
Democratic presidential candidates rushed Wednesday to condemn Alabama’s approval of a ban on nearly all abortions, warning that it portends a larger offensive by conservatives around the country to undermine …
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 2:24 p.m.
Planned Parenthood and abortion clinics sued Wednesday to thwart Ohio’s latest and most restrictive abortion law, an anticipated move that’s part of a national anti-abortion strategy to challenge the landmark …
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 7:18 p.m.
Alabama’s Republican governor signed the most stringent abortion legislation in the nation Wednesday, making performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases.
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 8:08 p.m.
Alabama’s Senate passed a near-total ban on abortion Tuesday, sending what would be the nation’s most stringent abortion ban to the state’s Republican governor. The Republican-dominated Alabama Senate voted for …
UPDATED: Sat., May 11, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
New abortion bans approved by four states still advancing elsewhere in the South and Midwest
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 2:34 p.m.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has signed into law one of the nation’s most restrictive abortion laws. The measure bans the procedure once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which can …
Sat., May 4, 2019, 5 a.m.
President Donald Trump’s new executive order to strengthen health care providers’ religious right to refusal is just another attack on the sexual and reproductive health of women and the LGBT …
Fri., May 3, 2019, 12:05 p.m.
Advancing his anti-abortion agenda, President Donald Trump moved Thursday to protect health care workers who object to procedures like abortion on moral or religious grounds.
UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019, 9:31 p.m.
Kansas’ highest court ruled for the first time Friday that the state constitution protects abortion rights and blocked a first-in-the-nation ban on a common second trimester method for ending pregnancies.
UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019, 6:29 a.m.
Hundreds attend event outside Spokane’s Planned Parenthood, and the service (or protest) is spreading to other cities
For months, a group called Church at Planned Parenthood has been meeting on the grassy area across from Planned Parenthood. They say these are church services, but Planned Parenthood said …
Tue., April 16, 2019, 4:36 p.m.
North Carolina lawmakers have given final passage to a bill to require doctors and nurses to care for babies born alive during a failed late-term abortion, a measure critics say …
Sat., April 13, 2019
The men and women sympathetic to the plight posed by crisis pregnancies but who have never truly seen the carnage of abortion are the ones who will be most moved …
Thu., April 11, 2019, 11:49 a.m.
In a major reversal, South Korea’s Constitutional Court on Thursday ordered the easing of the country’s decades-old ban on most abortions, one of the strictest in the developed world.
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 6:26 p.m.
Lawmakers in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Kentucky are considering or have passed measures designed to directly challenge Roe v. Wade. Anti-abortion activists are hopeful that President Donald Trump’s appointments of …
Sun., April 7, 2019, 5 a.m.
When a “hero” bill becomes a “villain” bill.
Sun., April 7, 2019
How bad has Trump derangement syndrome gotten in Washington? Consider this: On Tuesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was set to receive the 2019 Foley American Hostage Freedom Award, in …
Tue., April 2, 2019, 3:29 p.m.
Republicans started a long-shot drive Tuesday to force a House vote on a measure that could imprison doctors for five years if they don’t try saving the lives of infants …
Sun., March 31, 2019, 5 a.m.
Bills introduced late in the session are sometimes “hero” bills. And that’s not really a compliment.
Fri., March 8, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
Georgia and Tennessee joined a string of states moving to enact tough abortion restrictions when Republican House lawmakers passed bans on most abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected.
Sat., March 2, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act has exposed the Democrats’ greatest political vulnerability with young voters
Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 9:46 a.m.
Washington state says it will sue to challenge President Donald Trump’s policy setting up new obstacles for women seeking abortions, days after the administration adopted it.
Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 6:49 p.m.
The Supreme Court is stopping Louisiana from enforcing new regulations on abortion clinics in a test of the conservative court’s views on abortion rights.