abortion

US prosecutors say they won't enforce strict abortion laws

The lawyers added that "many of the laws are so vaguely written" anyone involved in the abortion process could be prosecuted.

published on : 8th June 2019

Here's why the third season of Hulu's 'The Handmaid's Tale' is on everyone's mind

Set in the futuristic USA, The Handmaid's Tale gives us a sneak peek into what a religiously fundamentalist America looks like for its citizens, more importantly, its women.

published on : 5th June 2019

WarnerMedia threatens to boycott Georgia over abortion law

Should the television and film industry decide to snub Georgia as a filming location, it would be a huge blow to the state

published on : 31st May 2019

Couple running illegal abortion centre behind departmental store nabbed

Sources say action was taken after the Collector received a complaint from relatives of a woman who underwent an abortion at the illegal centre and developed complications.

published on : 30th May 2019

Netflix could reconsider investment in Georgia over abortion law

There have been mounting calls for Hollywood to snub the state and such a move would lead to major economic losses for Georgia.

published on : 28th May 2019

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon

A 2005 survey, which backs abortion rights, found about 1 per cent of women said they had abortions because of rape or incest.

published on : 26th May 2019

Abortion is never OK, equates it to 'hiring a hitman': Pope Francis

Speaking to a Vatican-sponsored anti-abortion conference, Francis said the opposition to abortion isn't a religious issue but a human one.

published on : 25th May 2019

US judge blocks Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion ban

More than a dozen states have adopted laws banning or drastically curtailing access to abortion which was legalized in the landmark 1973 US Supreme Court ruling Roe v Wade.

published on : 25th May 2019

Missouri governor Mark Parson signs bill banning abortions at eight weeks

Under the law that comes into force August 28, doctors who violate the eight-week cutoff could face five to 15 years in prison.

published on : 24th May 2019

21,000 US women ordered abortion pills online in six months

Women who obtained pills online described desperation at being unable to access affordable medical services locally, with some saying they had considered extreme measures to end their pregnancies.

published on : 22nd May 2019

Thousands expected to protest abortion ban in Alabama

Women's reproductive rights defenders will gather to denounce the "Alabama Human Life Protection Act," or HB314, which virtually outlaws terminations.

published on : 19th May 2019

In abortion debates, female lawmakers recount their rapes

Mace is against abortion in most cases and supported the fetal heartbeat bill as long as it contained the exception for rape and incest.

published on : 18th May 2019

Missouri's GOP-led Legislature passes eight-week abortion ban

The Missouri legislation comes after Alabama's governor signed a bill Wednesday making performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases.

published on : 18th May 2019

Will the US Supreme Court reconsider abortion rights?

Alabama passed a law banning women from having an abortion even in cases of incest or rape and the Missouri legislature made illegal abortions from eight weeks of pregnancy.

published on : 18th May 2019
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