Under the proposed law, a woman will have access to an abortion until 20 weeks’ pregnancy and would only require a medical examination after that.
Polish police detained 15 people after protests in Warsaw late on Thursday against a near-total ban on abortion, a police spokesman said on Friday. Poland's Constitutional Tribunal ruled on Thursday that abortion due to foetal defects was unconstitutional,
Hundreds of thousands of illegal abortions are carried out every year in the nation of 44 million, and pro-choice campaigners have long-urged authorities to put an end to dangerous backstreet terminations by legalising the process.
When a state adopts a flatly unconstitutional anti-abortion law, as Texas did last week, it ordinarily never takes effect. Activists immediately ask a federal court to order state officials not to enforce it, and the court does. What’s unusual — and scary — is
The outcome could have huge consequences at a time when several states have passed laws, being challenged in the courts, that would ban abortions after a foetal heartbeat is detected, as early as six weeks.
A federal judge is deciding whether to block the nation’s most restrictive abortion law, which has banned most abortions in Texas since early on September and sent women racing hundreds of miles to get care outside the state.
A US appeals court on Friday temporarily reinstated Texas's near-total ban on abortion, two days after another court suspended the ban, dealing a setback to abortion rights advocates and the Biden administration.
The Supreme Court’s now-confirmed intention of overturning the half-century-old protection for abortion rights in Roe v. Wade is energizing the debate over how to rein in the court’s extreme conservative slant. Expanding the court beyond its current
Amanda Seyfried in her Power of Women speech honoured the International Network for Aid, Relief and Assistance (INARA), a nonprofit that connects refugee children with crucial medical and mental health care.
The Supreme Court is unravelling. The leak last week of Justice Samuel Alito’s draft opinion that would overturn the 1973 abortion-rights precedent Roe v. Wade is just part of it. The court began to leak even before the opinion (there were reports