abortion law

Trump administration give taxpayer-funded clinics time to enforce new restrictive abortion laws 

Under the Trump administration rule, clinics will be restricted in how they can discuss abortion as an option with pregnant women.

published on : 21st July 2019

SC to examine abortion laws for provisions that violate rights to women's free reproductive choice

It said that in case of minors, there should be an alternative route for making safe abortions accessible in a situation where the guardian refused consent.

published on : 15th July 2019

US court allows Trump's abortion rules to take effect

Planned Parenthood, a non-profit organization, tweeted, 'This is a devastating blow to the 4 million patients who obtain birth control, cancer screenings through Title X'

published on : 21st June 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hollywood's big players stay quiet on Georgia abortion law

Georgia's "heartbeat bill" would ban abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can be as early as six weeks, before many women know they are pregnant.

published on : 17th 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
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