Abortion
Supreme Court asked to void Louisiana abortion clinic law  ABC NEWS · 4 days
A Louisiana abortion clinic is asking the Supreme Court to strike down regulations that could leave the state with just one clinic more
Planned parenthood’s ‘risky strategy’ to update its image  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
The Trump administration is pushing ahead with its reproductive health agenda. It has rolled out changes to the Title X program, which funds family planning services for low-income people, that are designed... more
North Carolina 'born-alive' abortion bill wins final passage  ABC NEWS · 5 days
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 more
Long-term study shows gender-based abortions lead to skewed gender population numbers  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
A team of researchers from Singapore, the United Nations Population Division, and the U.S. has found that abortions based on gender lead to larger-than-thought distortions in... more
Bill to outlaw most abortions in Alabama to get hearing  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Alabama lawmakers are set to hold a public hearing on a bill before a House committee that would outlaw almost all abortions in the state, what critics call... more
South Korean court orders easing of abortion ban  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
In a major reversal, South Korea's Constitutional Court has ordered the easing of a decades-long ban on abortions, one of the strictest in the developed world more
South Korean court orders easing of decades-old abortion ban  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
In a major reversal, South Korea's Constitutional Court has ordered the easing of a decades-long ban on abortions, one of the strictest in the developed world more
South Korean court sets up likely easing of abortion ban  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
South Korea's Constitutional Court has ruled that a decades-long ban on abortions is incompatible with the constitution, setting up a likely easing of restrictions more
The Latest: Supporters laud bill banning abortion procedure  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Supporters of a North Dakota bill that makes it a crime for a doctor performing an abortion to use instruments such as clamps, scissors and forceps to remove a fetus from the... more
North Dakota governor signs bill banning abortion procedure  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has signed legislation that makes it a crime for a doctor performing an abortion to use instruments such as clamps, scissors and forceps to remove the fetus... more
States pushing near-bans on abortion, targeting Roe v. Wade  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A number of states are pushing near-total bans on abortion in the hope that the new conservative majority on the Supreme Court will overturn or weaken Roe v. Wade more
Near-total abortion bans seek to overturn Roe v. Wade  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A reconfigured Supreme Court has anti-abortion activists hopeful they can overturn or weaken Roe v. Wade more
Abortion foes mount direct challenges to Roe v. Wade  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Lawmakers in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Kentucky are considering or have passed measures designed to directly challenge Roe v. Wade more
Eying Supreme Court, abortion foes promote tough state bans  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Emboldened by the new conservative majority on the Supreme Court, anti-abortion lawmakers and activists in numerous states are pushing near-total bans on the procedure in a deliberate frontal attack on... more
Massachusetts parental consent law delays abortion care for minors  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Massachusetts is among 37 states in the U.S. that currently mandate parental consent or notification before a minor is provided with abortion care. more
Maryland passes countermeasure to Trump family-planning rule  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The Maryland legislature has become the first in the country to pass a bill that would reject federal money for family planning services if clinics can't make abortion referral as part of their services more
Alabama bill would outlaw abortion as lawmakers aim at Roe  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Alabama lawmakers are proposing to outlaw almost all abortions as conservatives take aim at the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion more
Alyssa Milano leads protest of Georgia abortion ban  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Actress Alyssa Milano has joined several Georgia-based TV and film industry workers in protesting a "heartbeat" abortion ban awaiting signature by Republican Gov. Brian Kemp more
GOP tries to push vote on bill on babies surviving abortions  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Republicans are starting a long-shot drive to force a House vote on a measure that would imprison doctors for five years if they don't try saving... more
Lawsuit: Hospital forced doctor out over her abortion stance  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A West Virginia doctor says a hospital run by a Republican state lawmaker prevented her from performing a medically necessary abortion, falsified records and forced her out more
Lawsuit: W.Va. hospital forced doctor out over abortion view  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A West Virginia doctor says a hospital prevented her from performing a medically necessary abortion and falsified records, forcing her out more
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