abortion ban

Tiffany Haddish postpones show over Georgia abortion law

Companies like Disney, WarnerMedia and Netflix have also warned they will reconsider doing business in the state should the law be enacted.

published on : 17th June 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

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

Missouri House expected to pass abortion ban at eight weeks

Planned Parenthood Action Fund President Leana Wen said in a statement that enacting the measure would be disastrous.

published on : 17th May 2019

Alabama passes near-total abortion ban bill

Anti-abortion campaigners have successfully enacted a ban on all or most abortions in Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Dakota, Ohio and Georgia.

published on : 15th May 2019

More 'heartbeat' abortion bans advancing in South, Midwest

If a new Mississippi law survives a court challenge, it will be nearly impossible for most pregnant women to get an abortion there.

published on : 12th May 2019