Abortion Laws

'States can ban it': US Supreme Court ends constitutional protections for abortion

The ruling came more than a month after the stunning leak of a draft opinion by Justice Samuel Alito indicating the court was prepared to take this momentous step.

published on : 24th June 2022

Delhi High Court allows termination of 28-week-old foetus

The court had, on December 22, asked the AIIMS to set up a medical board at the earliest for the examination of the woman.

published on : 2nd January 2022

Germany moves to scrap ban on doctors 'advertising' abortions

Merkel's government had left the ban formally in place but allowed doctors and hospitals for the first time to say on their websites that they perform abortions.

published on : 22nd December 2021

Delhi HC grants permission to abort a 24-week pregnancy

According to a report, the foetus suffered from anencephaly, a type of neural tube defect which is incompatible with life and non-viable after birth in 100 per cent cases, the court recorded.

published on : 10th October 2021

US appeals court lets Texas resume ban on most abortions

A one-page order by the 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated the nation's strictest abortion law, which bans abortions once cardiac activity is detected, usually around six weeks.

published on : 9th October 2021

Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions

But even with the law on hold, abortion services in Texas may not instantly resume because doctors still fear that they could be sued without a more permanent legal decision. 

published on : 7th October 2021

US' most restrictive abortion law back in Texas court

It is also unclear how quickly any of Texas' nearly two dozen abortion clinics would move to resume normal operations if the law is set aside.

published on : 1st October 2021

Ireland decides on its strict abortion laws

The eighth amendment to the Irish constitution was installed following a 1983 referendum which approved outlawing abortion.

published on : 25th May 2018