Stories tagged: abortion
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 10:45 p.m.
An Austrian doctor who prescribes abortion drugs to patients around the world is suing the United States for allegedly blocking her American patients from getting abortions by seizing their prescriptions.
Sun., Sept. 8, 2019, 7:22 p.m.
Hevan Lunsford, of Atlanta Georgia, is one of thousands of women in the U.S. who have crossed state lines for an abortion in recent years as states have passed ever …
Sun., Aug. 25, 2019, 10:23 p.m.
Critics of a new Missouri ban on abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy are asking a judge to block the law from taking effect this week.
Sun., July 21, 2019
The Trump administration has backtracked on an announcement five days earlier that had required federal funded family planning centers to immediately stop referring women for abortions, giving the clinics two …
Fri., July 19, 2019, 10:47 p.m.
Trump administration weighs delay in enforcing its ban on abortion referrals by family-planning clinics
Mon., July 15, 2019, 9:39 p.m.
Trump administration says its new regulation barring taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from making abortion referrals will take effect immediately.
Fri., June 28, 2019, 12:44 p.m.
A Missouri commissioner on Friday ruled that the state’s only abortion clinic can continue providing the service at least until August as a fight over its license plays out, adding …
Fri., June 21, 2019, 9:33 p.m.
Missouri’s only abortion clinic lost its license to perform the procedure, though it remains open at least temporarily under a judge’s order. The state health department notified the Planned Parenthood …
Thu., June 13, 2019, 9:12 a.m.
A bill requiring public and private insurance companies to cover abortion is now law in Maine with Democratic Gov. Janet Mills’ signature Thursday.
Sun., June 9, 2019
Elizabeth Warren has a plan for everything. I’d love to hear a plan for making abortion irrelevant.
Sat., June 8, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Trump administration ended fetal tissue research for government scientists on Wednesday. This move doesn’t have anything to do with reducing abortions, but only serves to punish those who research …
Sat., June 8, 2019
I expected that speaking out on Alabama’s recent abortion restrictions would have consequences, but I never could have imagined the response from the University of Alabama, which on Friday said …
UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019, 8:55 p.m.
The University of Alabama board of trustees voted Friday to give back a $26.5 million donation to a philanthropist who recently called on students to boycott the school over the …
Fri., June 7, 2019
There are no more dog-whistles. Abortion is front and center, and will be one of the key issues in the 2020 election.
Thu., June 6, 2019, 10:29 p.m.
The first female governor of Guam says she’s concerned that a lack of abortion access in the U.S. territory means women will be forced to seek illegal or dangerous alternatives
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 3:29 p.m.
The network behind “The Walking Dead,” a show that’s become synonymous with Georgia, says it will “reevaluate” its activity in the state if a new abortion law goes into effect.
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 4:02 p.m.
The Trump administration is ending medical research by government scientists that uses human fetal tissue, overriding the advice of scientists who say it has led to life-saving medical advances and …
UPDATED: Fri., May 31, 2019, 12:17 p.m.
A judge issued an order Friday ensuring Missouri’s only abortion clinic can continue providing abortions, acting just hours before the St. Louis Planned Parenthood facility’s license was set to expire.
UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019, 5:31 p.m.
A St. Louis judge is deciding whether to grant an order that would allow Missouri’s only abortion clinic to keep its license to perform abortions past Friday.
UPDATED: Tue., May 28, 2019, 6:07 p.m.
Though major studios have so far remained quiet on Georgia’s recently passed abortion law, Netflix on Tuesday said it will contest the legislation and “rethink our entire investment” in the …
UPDATED: Tue., May 28, 2019, 8:31 p.m.
The Supreme Court is upholding an Indiana law that requires abortion providers to dispose of aborted fetuses in the same way as human remains, a sign that the more conservative …
Mon., May 27, 2019, 1:09 p.m.
A bill seeking to preserve abortion protections in state law fails to pass a key committee. Lawmakers cite God, church and faith in proclaiming their opposition to it. Abortion-rights groups …
Sat., May 25, 2019, 11:06 a.m.
Pope Francis said Saturday that abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or likely to die, and urged doctors and priests to support families to …
Sat., May 25, 2019
In newly battleground states like Georgia, where the votes of suburban women are seen as critical to statewide contests, alarmed women say they won’t let the changes to abortion law …
Fri., May 24, 2019, 3:21 p.m.
Federal judge temporarily blocks Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once fetal heartbeat detected
A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves on Friday issued an order …
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 3:33 p.m.
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed a bill that bans abortions on or beyond the eighth week of pregnancy without exceptions for cases of rape or incest, making it …
Fri., May 24, 2019, 8:13 a.m.
Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state.
Thu., May 23, 2019
Driving along Colorado’s scenic byways, one might be distracted these days by a series of billboards promoting safe abortions or, depending upon one’s route, alternatives to abortion, as well as …
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 10:11 p.m.
In front of more than 100 people on Tuesday, Cynthia Hamilton, Women’s March and Indivisible organizer, told the story of her abortion.
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019, 2:59 p.m.
Abortion providers say they are reassuring confused patients that restrictive abortion laws passed by a number of states have yet to take effect.