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| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law

Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law

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Busy Philipps stars in ACLU ad for #YouKnowMe abortion access campaign In the wake of revealing to “Busy Tonight” viewers that she had had an abortion — and creating the #YouKnowMe hashtag on social media — Busy Philipps is teaming up with the ACLU on a “You Know Me” ad campaign meant to rebut recent legislation in seve...
05:16, 05/23/2019

#YouKnowMe: Keke Palmer Shares Her Story in Response to Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Acclaimed actress Keke Palmer shared her personal experience with abortion in response to the #YouKnowMe thread begun on Twitter by actress and talk show host Busy Philips in response to Alabama’s regressive abortion law, outlawing the procedure in a...
20:16, 05/20/2019

Hillary Clinton promotes abortion fund, decries 'attacks on women's lives' amid Alabama abortion ban Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton blasted state-level abortion restrictions, calling on Wednesday for her followers to donate to organizations that either fund abortions or help elect pro-choice candidates....
16:16, 05/15/2019

| Across US, women have unequal access to abortion While abortion is legal nationwide, Americans have unequal access to the procedure, depending on their location in the United States and how much they are able to spend....
16:32, 05/23/2019

Jobs and education help women advance, not abortion Kathryn Kaufman, the managing director for Global Women's Issues at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, recently wrote that as a Republican and a Christian woman, she supports abortion because it’s required for economic development....
07:00, 06/13/2019

'Women will die': how new abortion bans will harm the most vulnerable Women of color and poor women will be disproportionately affected by new restrictions across the US, opponents sayOn the floor of the Alabama state senate this week, a robotic voice read nine pages of legalese that would define a new reality for wome...
07:16, 05/19/2019

Women share their abortion stories in rebuke of Alabama 'ban' Women are sharing their stories of having an abortion on social media in response to the state of Alabama voting to enforce a near-total ban on the procedure....
23:00, 05/16/2019

| Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence against women....
23:16, 06/03/2019

Missouri’s Last Abortion Provider Can Remain Open for Business — for Now Missouri’s only abortion clinic — The. Only. One. In. The. Entire. State. — has dodged the bullet and will remain open, at least for now....
22:32, 05/31/2019

Judge allows Missouri’s only abortion clinic to stay open St. Louis Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer said Planned Parenthood’s St. Louis clinic can continue providing abortions despite the Missouri health department’s refusal to renew its license due to a variety of patient safety issues....
14:48, 05/31/2019

Missouri's lone abortion provider stays open for now A federal judge has issued a temporary reprieve, delaying the closing of Missouri's only abortion clinic just hours before its license was due to expire....
10:16, 06/01/2019

‘This really is a war on women:’ Leslie Jones attacks Alabama abortion legislation on ‘SNL’ "This is how it starts. I'm out living my life, and I see there are a bunch of states out there trying to ban abortion and tell me what I can and can't do with my body," Jones exclaimed on the May 18 episode of SNL....
13:00, 05/19/2019

Alabama’s abortion ban is about keeping poor women down | Emma Brockes For the 25 white, male state senators voting for it, this is not about the foetus but about maintaining the social orderA lot of good points were made about the inconsistencies and hypocrisies of Alabama’s 25 white male lawmakers who passed the anti-...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Women shouldn't have to tell abortion stories to remind lawmakers they're human #YouKnowMe is both powerful and profoundly depressing – women shouldn’t have to justify wanting bodily autonomySign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
17:48, 05/18/2019

Women’s fertility app secretly took $1.79M in funding from anti-abortion campaigners Ever since the rise of femtech, period tracking apps have vowed to make women’s health easier to control and understand. But lately we’ve seen data and privacy breaches, worrying stats about “success” rates, and questionable marketing strategies. Thi...
11:00, 05/31/2019

Opinion: Strict US anti-abortion laws harm women A fierce debate is raging in the US over whether women should have the right to terminate pregnancies. The opposition to abortion is driven by misogyny, hypocrisy and ignorance of the facts, says DW's Christina Bergmann....
10:16, 05/15/2019

21 Thousand Women In US Ordered Abortion Pills Online In 6 Months As many as 21,000 women in the United States ordered abortion pills online in the past six months- between October 2018 and March 2019-according to figures revealed by a charity Aid Access....
06:16, 05/22/2019

Revealed: women's fertility app is funded by anti-abortion campaigners The Femm app has users in the US, EU and Africa and sows doubt over the safety of birth control, a Guardian investigation has foundA popular women’s health and fertility app sows doubt about birth control, features claims from medical advisers who ar...
00:16, 05/30/2019

| WATCH: Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flood the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement and to denounce violence against women....
07:00, 06/04/2019

Missouri abortion clinic to stay open for now after court order Missouri's only abortion clinic will stay open at least a few more days after a judge on Friday granted a request by Planned Parenthood for a temporary restraining order, allowing the facility to keep operating until a hearing on Tuesday....
16:32, 05/31/2019

Missouri's only abortion clinic to stay open after injunction issued The only abortion clinic in Missouri can stay open after a St. Louis judge issued a preliminary injunction on Monday saying the state must make an "official" decision on the facility's license before it can be reviewed, a court document showed....
21:16, 06/10/2019

Missouri abortion clinic to stay open – for now – after judge's order Michael Stelzer stops Missouri from allowing license to lapseThreat to clinic came amid growing push against women’s rightsA judge has issued an order allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to continue to provide the service, just hours before the ...
19:16, 05/31/2019

Judge Rules Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Can Remain Open ST. LOUIS (CNN) – Abortion services can continue, for now, in Missouri after a judge ruled against the state, which had refused to renew Planned Parenthood’s license to continue providing the procedure. The matter will be heard in court a...
15:00, 06/02/2019

Judge rules Missouri’s last abortion clinic will remain open — for now The Circuit Court of St. Louis ruled Friday that the remaining Missouri abortion clinic can remain open, at least for now. Judge Michael F. Stelzer granted Planned Parenthood a temporary restraining order against the state until Tuesday’s hearing to ...
18:32, 05/31/2019

Cory Booker writes open letter to men about abortion rights Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker penned an open letter to US men about abortion rights on Friday, writing that they need to stand with women because “all people deserve to control their own bodies.” Booker’s letter, published on GQ Magazin...
02:16, 05/18/2019

Judge Rules That Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Must Remain Open for Now A judge granted Planned Parenthood of St. Louis a preliminary injunction on Monday, allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to remain open for the time being. The ruling, hailed as a victory by abortion rights advocates, is not the final word ...
20:32, 06/10/2019

It shouldn’t be left to women to fight alone for abortion rights | Gaby Hinsliff Pro-choice men should have the guts to campaign against the rolling back of laws that benefit both sexesNo woman can be free who does not control her own body. That’s been the pro-choice mantra down the ages, no less true now than it ever was, and fr...
01:16, 05/18/2019

Michigan hotel offers free accommodations to women seeking abortion Women in states with restricted access to abortion are being offered free lodging and transportation to and from clinics in Michigan. Shelly O’Brien, who runs the Yale Hotel in the small town of Yale, Michigan, took to Facebook to offer accommo...
15:48, 06/10/2019

Revealed: 21,000 US women order abortion pills online in past six months Three-quarters of mail order requests came from states with strict anti-abortion lawsThousands of American women have obtained abortion pills online in the past six months, according to figures that highlight the escalating difficulty in accessing sa...
02:16, 05/22/2019

Fight Against Restrictive Abortion Laws Energizes Women’s Rights Rally LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied Saturday afternoon in downtown Lexington to take a stand for women’s reproductive rights. A recent push for restrictive abortion laws in many states have energized the rights movement. ...
06:32, 05/26/2019

Anti-abortion lawmaker in Mexico tells women 'think before spreading your legs' Mexican lawmaker Héctor Alonso Granados, who opposes abortions, said in a press interview that women must take responsibility for "irresponsible sex."...
13:32, 06/02/2019

'I don't feel safe': Alabama newspapers publish letters by women on abortion ban Three local publications devoted their Sunday editions to essays from women, ranging from fear to grappling with personal beliefsThree major Alabama newspapers devoted their Sunday editions to letters from women across the state, offering an expansiv...
16:16, 05/20/2019

Anti-abortion clinics that try to trick women face new Google ad policy Enlarge / MONTGOMERY, Ala. - MAY 19, 2019: A protestor dressed as a character from the Hulu TV show The Handmaid's Tale, based on the best-selling novel by Margaret Atwood, walks back to her car after participating in a rally against one of the natio...
23:48, 05/22/2019

Maryland abortion defenders reveal that 'women's health' talk is a ruse When Democrats complain that states are defunding Planned Parenthood — the nation’s largest abortion business and a politically active group on behalf of Democrats — they frequently complain that such a move deprives women of needed healthcare servic...
09:32, 05/29/2019

Planned Parenthood building large women's clinic in Alabama despite abortion law Planned Parenthood is building a women's clinic in Alabama, despite its near-total ban on abortions and opposition from critics who plan to fight against its opening. ...
21:32, 06/15/2019

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack women’s rights. “We have not called it out in the same way we have other forms of extremist hate...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Alabama state senator claims colleagues 'raped women' with abortion ban Democratic State Sen. Bobby Singleton blasted his colleagues in Alabama, suggesting that they "raped women" by passing a ban on nearly all abortions....
11:32, 05/15/2019

| Injured Wie withdraws from US Women's Open US golfer Michelle Wie said Friday the nagging right wrist injury that has sidelined her since March will keep her out of the US Women's Open next week....
15:32, 05/24/2019

Trump’s anti-abortion global gag rule threatening women's lives, report says ‘People are dying’ in Africa and south Asia as a result of policy that bans aid to foreign groups who support abortions, says author of reportThe Trump administration’s anti-abortion restrictions on US global health aid funding have significantly dam...
10:32, 06/05/2019

Pressure mounts on Google to pull ads for anti-abortion clinics that 'deceive women' ‘Appalled’ Democrat urges action after Guardian revealed Google has given $150,000 in free ads to opaque anti-abortion groupGoogle is facing pressure in Washington to immediately remove online advertisements for “fake medical clinics” that are design...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Missouri's last abortion clinic will remain open after judge issues temporary order The order from Missouri Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer comes amid a national battle over reproductive rights. A number of conservative legislatures, including Missouri's, have raced in recent weeks to pass restrictive abortion laws....
13:16, 05/31/2019

No driver, no problem for Ariya at U.S. Women's Open A year after narrowly averting what arguably would have been the biggest ever collapse in major golf, defending champion Ariya Jutanugarn arrives at this week's U.S. Women's Open seeking to spark her game back to life....
16:32, 05/28/2019

Law hopes to show who is boss at U.S. Women's Open There is nothing like winning the week before a major to boost one's confidence, and Bronte Law is hoping to strike while the iron is hot and complete a quick double at the U.S. Women's Open this week....
10:00, 05/29/2019

U.S. Women's Open winner will earn $1 million Female golfers will play for a $1 million first prize at this week's U.S. Women's Open, a first even if prize money continues to lag well behind the riches on offer in the men's game....
16:32, 05/28/2019

'The View' host: Abortion is legal ‘in order to stem’ women drinking Drano and Tide "The View" host Whoopi Goldberg said Wednesday that abortion is legal to “stem” women from drinking Tide or Drano and throwing “themselves down the stairs” in order to kill an unwanted baby....
13:00, 05/15/2019

Kenneth Cole, Jack Dorsey join 180 CEOs in open letter against abortion restrictions The leaders of more than 180 U.S. companies, including Yelp, Ben & Jerry's and H&M, signed an open letter Monday calling for comprehensive access to reproductive health, including abortions....
18:48, 06/10/2019

Ralliers Gather In Lexington To Stand For Women’s Reproductive Rights In Light Of Recent Abortion Bans LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied in downtown Lexington on Saturday afternoon to take a stand for women’s reproductive rights. A recent push for abortion bans in states across the country have outraged many, who say the...
18:48, 05/25/2019

U.S. Women’s Open: A South Korean Has the Winning Number Jeongeun Lee6, who had a numeral added to her name because she was the sixth Jeongeun Lee on the South Korean tour, prevailed by two shots to win the event’s first $1 million check....
23:00, 06/02/2019

French Open women’s final: A breakthrough win awaits Ashleigh Barty is aiming to become the first Australian woman to win the French Open since 1973; Marketa Vondrousova would be the first teenage winner since 1997....
07:48, 06/08/2019

U.S. Women’s Open: Former Duke Teammates Tie for Third-Round Lead Yu Liu of China and Celine Boutier of France, who helped the Blue Devils win the 2014 N.C.A.A. title, are at seven under par, a shot ahead of three others, including Lexi Thompson....
21:32, 06/01/2019

Michelle Wie withdraws from US Women's Open with injury Michelle Wie says she has withdrawn from next week's U.S. Women's Open as she recovers from a hand injury        ...
11:48, 05/24/2019

Golf: Lee6 stands alone as U.S. Women's Open champion Lee Jeong-eun had a '6' added to her surname on the Korean women's golf tour to differentiate her from the five others that joined the circuit before her....
23:48, 06/02/2019

South Korea’s Jeongeun Lee6 is No. 1 at US Women’s Open CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jeongeun Lee6 is No. 1 at the U.S. Women’s Open. The 23-year-old South Korean shot a 1-under 70 on Sunday, enduring some shaky moments after opening up a three-stroke lead with three to play to hold off third-round co-le...
16:48, 06/02/2019

Liu, Boutier head crowded leaderboard at U.S. Women's Open China's Yu Liu joined Celine Boutier of France at the top of a crowded U.S. Women's Open leaderboard after the third round at Charleston, South Carolina on Saturday....
20:32, 06/01/2019

Golf: Recovering Wie withdraws from next week's U.S. Women's Open Former U.S. Women's Open champion Michelle Wie has pulled out of next week's major tournament because of continuing wrist problems, she said on Friday....
17:32, 05/24/2019

Higa wrestles first-round lead at U.S. Women's Open Japan's Mamiko Higa, feeding off encouragement from her sumo wrestler fiance, sizzled on her U.S. Women's Open debut, wielding a hot putter on a scorching morning to take the first-round lead with a six-under-par 65 on Thursday....
18:16, 05/30/2019

Missouri's only abortion clinic to stay open after judge issues preliminary injunction: court document The only abortion clinic in Missouri will remain open after a St. Louis judge issued on Monday a preliminary injunction, ordering the state to make a decision on the facility's license to perform the procedure by June 21, a court document showed....
16:32, 06/10/2019

Gulf between US Open prize funds for women and men remains a chasm Second major of the season gets under way at the Country Club of Charleston on Thursday but the $5.5m purse is dwarfed by the men’s of $12.5mThe USGA normally has to wait until June before the annual necessity to hunker down as criticism flies from a...
09:48, 05/29/2019

Lightning strikes tree near clubhouse at US Women's Open Lightning struck a large tree between the 18th fairway and 11th green at the Country Club of Charleston during a weather delay at the U.S. Women's Open        ...
16:48, 05/31/2019

Boutier one shot behind U.S. Women's Open halfway leader Higa Celine Boutier of France birdied her final hole to move within one stroke of Japanese leader Mamiko Higa after the second round at the U.S. Women's Open in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday morning....
13:00, 06/01/2019

Hank Haney deletes US Women’s Open tweet: ‘I knew a Lee would win’ When Jeongeun Lee6 was finishing up her US Women’s Open victory on Sunday, Hank Haney was still hacking away. On Sunday, the SiriusXM PGA Tour host and former Tiger Woods swing coach attempted to clarify the statements that earned him a suspens...
10:00, 06/03/2019

Higa waits out lightning, remains in U.S. Women's Open lead Mamiko Higa of Japan rolled in a 10-foot birdie at the final hole to end the day as she started it, with a one-stroke lead, at the U.S. Women's Open on Friday....
18:48, 05/31/2019

Golf: South Korea's Lee6 wins U.S. Women's Open Lee Jeong-eun became the ninth South Korean to win the U.S. Women's Open on Sunday, holding her nerve while her rivals faltered in South Carolina to claim the first $1 million winner's prize in women's golf....
23:48, 06/02/2019

2019 Women's US Open golf: final round – live! Hole-by-hole coverage of the action at CharlestonOfficial live USGA leaderboardAny comments? Feel free to email Scott Murray 9.23pm BST If Green’s second into 9 was good, Liu’s is simply sensational! She draws back her fairway wood and gives the ball...
13:32, 06/02/2019

Jessica Korda moves up in second round of US Women's Open Jessica Korda shot a 68 and climbed within a shot of leader Mimiko Higa halfway through the second round of the U.S. Women's Open on Friday        ...
16:00, 05/31/2019

Defending champ Jutanugarn learns from last US Women's Open Defending U.S. Women's Open champion Ariya Jutanugarn looking to avoid big collapse after needing 4-hole playoff to win last year        ...
14:16, 05/30/2019

Young Canadian golfers from Quebec, B.C. looking to learn at U.S. Women’s Open “I think, overall, it's going to be a really cool experience playing alongside everyone and seeing how my game stacks up to everyone else," B.C. golfer Megan Osland said....
13:16, 05/30/2019

VOTE: Who's going to win 2019 French Open women's singles title? "Can Serena Williams win her first Grand Slam since her comeback at the 2019 French Open, or will Simona Halep defend her first major title from Roland Garros last year?"...
09:16, 05/16/2019

U.S. Women's Open champion will earn $1 million for the first time The winner of this week's U.S. Women's Open will receive a $1 million prize, the largest winner's check in women's major championship history.        ...
17:00, 05/28/2019

Golfers finish 2nd round at weather-delayed US Women's Open Japan's Mamiko Higa has 1-shot lead after two rounds at U.S. Women's Open in weather-affected Charleston        ...
08:48, 06/01/2019

Meet the high school coach who qualified for the U.S. Women's Open Two days after Amy Ruengmateekhun led Ursuline Academy to a second consecutive state high school title, she qualified for her first U.S. Women's Open.        ...
10:48, 05/28/2019

Nordstrom's massive department store for women set to open this October in New York Nordstrom has chosen Oct. 24 for the grand opening of its women's store in New York, the largest single-project investment in the company's history....
09:16, 05/20/2019

The Latest: French Open women's final could be pushed back The Latest at the French Open: Tournament director Guy Forget says it is possible that the women's singles final at Roland Garros could be delayed a day because of the rain that has jumbled the schedule        ...
10:00, 06/05/2019

French Open: 'Unfair and inappropriate' change to women's schedule criticized The French Open's decision to relocate the women's singles semifinals away from Roland Garros' main court has been labeled "unfair and inappropriate" by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA)....
05:16, 06/07/2019

2019 French Open: Barty and Vondrousova Make the Women’s Final Marketa Vondrousova lost the first 10 points against Johanna Konta before claiming a win. Ashleigh Barty recovered from an early collapse to beat Amanda Anisimova....
12:00, 06/07/2019

Final round of U.S. Women's Open will have heavy Duke influence The Blue Devil bonanza at the top of the leaderboard will be quite the storyline in Sunday's final round of the U.S. Women's Open.        ...
20:00, 06/01/2019

Rain Rally: Higa holds onto US Women's Open lead after delay Mamiko Higa of Japan birdied three of her final six holes following a nearly two-hour weather delay to shoot an even-par 71 and maintain a one-shot lead in the suspended second round of the U.S. Women's Open       ...
23:32, 05/31/2019

Higa of Japan shoots 65, lowest debut US Women's Open round Japan's Mamiko Higa shoots a bogey-free 65 for the lowest debut round ever at the U.S. Women's Open        ...
14:16, 05/30/2019

Jeongeun Lee6 rides Sunday surge to win U.S. Women's Open championship Jeongeun Lee finished at 6-under 278 in the 2019 U.S. Women's Open, a fitting number for a player who goes by the nickname “Lucky 6.”        ...
21:48, 06/02/2019

Andrea Lee juggles Stanford studies and golf, opens with a 69 at U.S. Women's Open Andrea Lee was granted an extension on her Stanford essay so she could play in the U.S. Women's Open; her opening 69 has her 4 shots off the lead.        ...
20:00, 05/30/2019

Netflix star Alexa Pano, 14, qualifies for her first U.S. Women's Open in playoff After six attempts, Pano will finally get her chance on women's golf's biggest stage May 30-June 2 at the Country Club of Charleston (S.C.).        ...
15:00, 05/07/2019

Women's World Cup 2019: Nearly one million tickets sold as France set to open tournament Hosts France launch the Women's World Cup when they play South Korea at the Parc des Princes in Paris on Friday (20:00 BST), a match you can watch live on BBC One....
00:32, 06/07/2019

French Open order of play Day 14: Women's final after Djokovic-Thiem conclusion "Saturday at Roland Garros seees Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem conclude their semi-final before Ashleigh Barty faces Marketa Vondrousova in the women\u0027s final."...
13:48, 06/07/2019

French Open glance: Djokovic-Thiem SF resumes; women's final Djokovic, Thiem to resume rain-suspended semi before Barty faces Vondrousova for women's title        ...
11:32, 06/07/2019

Wild video shows lightning strike a tree during second round of U.S. Women's Open The second round of the 2019 U.S. Women's Open was in a weather delay on Friday when lightning struck a tree between the 18th and 11th holes.        ...
20:48, 05/31/2019

Suspended Hank Haney claims vindication after Jeongeun Lee6 wins U.S. Women’s Open The famed golf instructor set off a firestorm last week by saying he "couldn't name" six LPGA players and predicting that a random Korean golfer named Lee would win the event....
04:48, 06/03/2019

WTA puts French Open officials on blast for scheduling women's semifinals on outside courts The WTA was critical of the French Open's scheduling of the women's semifinals on outside courts while the men's semis will be on the main court.        ...
15:48, 06/06/2019

French Open: Thiem stops Djokovic in 5-set semi; Barty wins women's title Dominic Thiem advanced to the French Open's final round with a 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 victory over top-seeded Novak Djokovic. Later Saturday in the women's final, Ashleigh Barty defeated Marketa 6-1, 6-3....
13:48, 06/08/2019

An abortion 'reversal'? The method is unproved, but Ohio lawmakers want women to consider it Republicans in Ohio want every women seeking a medical abortion to be informed of a method for abortion "reversal," which critics call unethical.        ...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Madrid Open: An Ascending Tsitsipas Upsets Nadal in Semis; Bertens Wins Women’s Title Stefanos Tsitsipas, 20, will face Novak Djokovic after defeating the most successful clay-court player in history. Kiki Bertens beat Simona Halep, a two-time winner in Madrid....
18:16, 05/11/2019

Mamiko Higa takes lead from Jessica Korda as lightning strikes at U.S. Women's Open "That was really scary," said Japan's Mamiko Higa, the leader after the second round. "That was the first time I saw the lightning hit so close."        ...
20:48, 05/31/2019

French Open women’s form guide: the players to watch at Roland Garros | Jacob Steinberg Simona Halep, the 2018 winner, could be challenged by Naomi Osaka among others but is Serena Williams undercooked?There were emotional scenes when the Romanian ended her wait for a first major at the French Open last year. Having thrown away an impos...
10:16, 05/24/2019

'Today is a dark day for women': Planned Parenthood vows to challenge Alabama abortion ban Planned Parenthood is gearing up for a legal battle against Alabama after state lawmakers passed the most extreme abortion ban in the US.        ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Jeongeun Lee6 of South Korea wins U.S. Women’s Open golf title at Country Club of Charleston CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jeongeun Lee6 of South Korea wins U.S. Women’s Open golf title at Country Club of Charleston....
16:48, 06/02/2019

Illinois authorities not alerted to early clues about women suspected in cutting open woman to steal baby Staff at a Chicago-area hospital failed to alert police and Illinois child welfare officials after they determined a woman who appeared at the medical center covered in blood with an ill newborn wasn’t the child’s mother, authorities said....
19:48, 05/18/2019

Ashleigh Barty vs Markéta Vondroušová live stream: watch 2019 French Open Women's final at Roland-Garros So who's going to be marching on to the Philippe Chatrier Court at Roland-Garros for today's 2019 French Open women's final then? Serena Williams? No. Simona Halep? No. Kerber, Muguruza or Wozniacki? No no no. Step forward Ashleigh Bar...
08:32, 06/08/2019

South Korea's Jeongeun Lee6 is No. 1 at US Women's Open South Korea's Jeongeun Lee6 shot 70 to win the U.S. Women's Open by holding off third-round co-leader Celine Boutier on Sunday        ...
21:48, 06/02/2019

Michelle Wie announces she won't play in U.S. Women's Open because of injury LPGA star Michelle Wie says she has been making progress from a hand injury but enough to make an appearance in the U.S. Women's Open.        ...
17:00, 05/24/2019

Gucci Collection Promotes Abortion Rights Amid Wave of Abortion Restrictions in U.S. Gucci weighed into the abortion debate at its 2020 fashion show in Rome on Tuesday, unveiling several pieces that made reference to abortion rights and women’s rights. The fashion statement comes amid a battle over abortion rights in the United...
09:48, 05/29/2019

After Alabama OKs strictest abortion law in nation, Missouri could be next. Where states stand on abortion bans Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid It May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also about how the policy could worsen disparities that already endanger the health of women living in the s...
11:16, 05/16/2019

Josh Hawley: Alabama abortion ban is ‘direct response’ to New York’s late-term abortion law Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said that Alabama’s passage of the nation’s strictest anti-abortion bill is a reaction to late-term abortion legislation seen in states like New York, and exaggerated the extent of the proposed measures....
12:48, 05/16/2019

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outside statehouses on Tuesday....
12:32, 05/21/2019

U.S. Needs Cabinet Agency Focused on Women and Girls, Says Former Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues It’s time for President Donald Trump to create a Cabinet-level agency focused on women and girls to help “guarantee that women’s issues don’t get shoved aside,” says a former U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issu...
07:00, 05/30/2019

This Is the Most Anticipated Women’s World Cup Ever. But Corruption and Abuse Still Block Women From Soccer The biggest women’s sports tournament of 2019 will begin in Paris on Friday. The top 24 teams in the world will be descending on France to compete for the title of World Champions at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The next six weeks will be ...
08:16, 06/05/2019

International Women's Day: Empowering more women decision-makers ‘essential’, says Guterres Under the theme “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, the United Nations hosted its flagship event celebrating International Women’s Day on Friday to recognize unsung women from across the world, and encourage innovation to transform lives...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Successful women meet at the Association of German Women Entrepreneurs conference Prejudices against female managers are just one of many topics discussed at the annual meeting of the Association of German Women Entrepreneurs. Even the German Chancellor came to learn more about women in business....
01:16, 05/18/2019

US women's soccer star Alex Morgan talks fight for pay parity ahead of Women's World Cup Soccer star Alex Morgan is an Olympic gold medalist, Women's World Cup winner, and one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people of 2019 but her most challenging battle is for pay parity in the sport she loves to play....
12:16, 05/03/2019

Intel will open three Project Athena Open labs to test next-gen laptops Intel is opening three laboratories in Taipei, Taiwan, Shanghai, China and Folsom, California to test vendors' laptop components and ensure they adhere to Project Athena's specifications. The tech giant first announced Project Athena at CES...
23:32, 05/07/2019

Vogue 25 Women: The Duchess of Sussex and Phoebe Waller-Bridge make it onto the list of 25 women shaping 2019 Vogue has put together their annual list of the 25 most influential women working in Britain, with this year's featuring Naomi Campbell, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and the Duchess of Sussex....
10:16, 06/07/2019

McIlroy to skip Irish Open to focus on Open Championship "Rory McIlroy is set to skip the Irish Open at Lahinch in July to focus on the Open Championship in his native Northern Ireland later that month, the four-times major winner has said."...
07:32, 05/01/2019

McIlroy targets US Open after Canadian Open win "Rory McIlroy threatened to shoot 59 but fell just short as he made his Canadian Open debut a great one by clinching a seven-stroke victory in Ontario on Sunday and then said it was only mission half-accomplished."...
04:16, 06/10/2019

Brazil Women 3-0 Jamaica Women Veteran Brazil striker Cristiane scores the first hat-trick of the 2019 Women's World Cup as Jamaica's debut at the tournament ends in defeat in Grenoble....
13:00, 06/09/2019

Where is abortion legal? Everywhere. But ... Forty-three states prohibit abortion after a certain point in the pregnancy, including Alabama's ban and four that passed heartbeat bills in 2019.        ...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Who is trying to ban abortion in the US? – podcast Alabama is one of 15 states to recently pass an abortion ban. Although none of the bans are currently in effect, the aim is to place pressure on Roe v Wade, the court decision that enshrined a woman’s legal right to an abortion. The Guardian’s US hea...
19:16, 05/26/2019

Abortion Is Still Legal in All 50 States If the recent wave of six-week abortion bans has you utterly terrified and spitting mad, you’re not alone. But it’s important to remember that, as of yet, no laws have changed; despite increasingly severe restrictions in many states, abortion is stil...
13:48, 05/17/2019

Here Are Some Abortion Funds That Could Use Your Money Right Now Abortions can be expensive, and especially in places where people must travel hundreds of miles in order to obtain one, the cost—of the abortion itself, of travel, of taking time off from work—can make getting an abortion incredibly difficult and bur...
13:32, 05/15/2019

McCarthy: Alabama abortion law 'goes further than I believe' The top Republican in the House said Thursday that he believes Alabama’s new restrictive abortion law — the strictest in the nation — goes too far.“It goes further than I believe, yes,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told reporters during a ne...
16:16, 05/16/2019

Abortion Is a Labor Issue I spend a lot of time thinking about the future of my uterus—well, all uteruses, really. I am ambivalent about ever carrying a pregnancy to term, so I’m not describing the typical malaise that invades the minds of those who consider expanding their f...
22:48, 05/09/2019

Campaigners fear US could be on brink of all-out abortion ban Seeking an abortion in Alabama is already hard. Outside the Reproductive Health Services clinic in the city of Montgomery, protesters harangue approaching patients....
21:16, 05/22/2019

How Do We Make Cis Men Give a Shit About Abortion? Anti-abortion activists have been bashing away at abortion’s legality and accessibility for decades, but the past two weeks have been especially dramatic. On May 15th, Alabama passed the most restrictive law in the nation, which would grant no except...
11:16, 05/22/2019

Busy Philipps opens up about having an abortion at 15 Busy Philipps said she felt compelled to share her personal experience Tuesday after Georgia's 'heartbeat bill' was signed into law.        ...
19:48, 05/08/2019

How to Support a Friend Through an Abortion or Miscarriage Abortion is one of the safest and most common outpatient procedures currently available. Though one in four women in America chooses to terminate a pregnancy, Republican fear-mongering and extremism renders abortion increasingly inaccessible, and mor...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Google Says It Will Fix Its Misleading Abortion Ads Problem This month, Google came under fire after a report revealed that it had given about $150,000 in free advertising tools to an anti-abortion organization. Google has a thorny history when it comes to providing these types of organizations with powerful ...
10:32, 05/21/2019

Netflix weighs in on Georgia abortion law So far actors and production companies have been the most vocal about a controversial Georgia anti-abortion law, but now Netflix has entered the conversation....
09:00, 05/28/2019

Billionaires and Corporations Won't Save Abortion Georgia’s “fetal heartbeat” law, which was passed and signed into law by Gov. Brian Kemp earlier this month has been just one of many around the country in what’s been an all-out conservative offensive against abortion rights. What separates Georgia ...
08:16, 05/30/2019

Roadblock in bid to repeal Missouri abortion ban Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft says the state Constitution prohibits a referendum on Missouri's new eight-week abortion ban. The ACLU submitted a referendum petition on the legislation. (June 6)        ...
01:32, 06/07/2019

3 companies say they won't film in Georgia over abortion law Hollywood has been outspoken against a controversial Georgia abortion law, and now the heads of three production companies are saying they will not film in the state....
19:32, 05/10/2019

Missouri could become first US state without an abortion clinic State officials have refused to renew facility’s licensePlanned Parenthood: ‘This is a real public health crisis’Missouri could become the first US state in the modern era without an abortion clinic, officials with the last remaining facility, in St ...
13:16, 05/28/2019

Missouri's Last Abortion Clinic Isn't Closing Yet A state judge ruled Monday that the last abortion clinic in the state of Missouri can remain open for now, according to Politico. The judge blocked state officials attempts to close the clinic over supposed licensing problems....
06:00, 06/11/2019

Jay Inslee: Abortion access should be a civil right RAYMOND, N.H. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee vowed Saturday to push for legislation making abortion access a civil right should he clinch the White House next year....
18:16, 05/18/2019

What to know about Alabama's proposed abortion ban The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next.        ...
07:00, 05/15/2019

Anti-abortion advocates come out against Medicare for All More than 50 anti-abortion organizations on Tuesday urged Congress not to support any healthcare bills unless they include language banning federal funding for most abortions....
10:32, 05/14/2019

German doctors convicted over abortion law The doctors were found to have broken a regulation that forbids describing how an abortion is performed. Campaigners have argued that lack of access to information is a health and rights issue....
16:16, 06/14/2019

Clash over abortion at UNC results in second arrest A second liberal student at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill was arrested after being triggered by signs depicting the graphic reality of abortion....
12:00, 05/14/2019

Alabama passes near complete ban on abortion A bill banning nearly all abortions in Alabama passed the House of Representatives 74 to 3, with nearly all Democrats exiting the chamber in protest before the vote....
02:16, 05/01/2019

Protesters oppose new Louisiana abortion law Not long after hundreds of demonstrators protested abortion bans outside the Louisiana State Capitol Building in Baton Rouge, the state’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy. (May 30)   ...
02:16, 05/31/2019

Abortion ban aims for U.S. Supreme Court, but won’t get there soon Alabama’s virtual ban on abortion is the latest and most far-reaching state law seemingly designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsider a constitutional right it announced 46 years ago in the landmark Roe v. Wade decision....
23:32, 05/15/2019

3 production companies boycott Georgia after abortion ban ATLANTA (AP) — Executives from three production companies say they won’t film in Georgia because of the state’s “heartbeat” abortion ban. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports they include David Simon of Blown Deadline, Chr...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Romney says he doesn't support Alabama abortion law Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday said he doesn't support a recently enacted law prohibiting nearly all abortions at any point during pregnancy in Alabama. "I don't support the Alabama law," the Utah Republican and 2012 GOP nominee for president told CNN'...
21:48, 05/19/2019

How to Get Financial Assistance for an Abortion—Including Travel Even though abortion is still technically legal in all 50 states, that doesn’t mean the clinics are accessible and affordable for everyone. The cost of the procedure itself is one thing—and in some cases, may be covered by your insurance—but even if ...
11:48, 06/06/2019

Pope laments abortion with controversial 'hit man' remark The head of the Catholic Church has equated getting an abortion for medical reasons with hiring a contract killer. German officials have condemned such rhetoric, saying it is "absolutely unacceptable."...
12:32, 05/25/2019

Newsbook: 3 Novels Explore the Abortion Debate How would life in the United States change for women if terminating a pregnancy was outlawed? A recent novel imagines the outcome, and two others delve into the issue....
12:00, 05/15/2019

What Abortion Access Looks Like in Mississippi: One Woman at a Time With state legislatures passing new abortion restrictions, the Mississippi Reproductive Freedom Fund follows its own compass on how to best help clients....
02:16, 06/13/2019

Federal judge strikes down Kentucky abortion law FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has struck down a Kentucky abortion law aimed at banning a common second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies. U.S. District Judge Joseph McKinley ruled Friday the law would create a “substantial obstacle...
16:48, 05/10/2019

Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Can Keep Providing the Procedure, for Now A licensing dispute between the state and Missouri’s only abortion clinic threatened to make the state the first without access to the procedure in nearly 50 years....
13:32, 05/31/2019

Leslie Jones tears into Alabama abortion law Alabama's new anti-abortion law drew the fire of "Saturday Night Live" star Leslie Jones, who proclaimed, "You can't tell me what to do with my body" on the show....
19:16, 05/19/2019

Here's the latest point in pregnancy you can get an abortion in all 50 states Yutong Yuan/Business Insider Multiple states have recently passed bills strictly limiting abortion after five to six weeks of pregnancy with limited exceptions, and in Alabama's case, banning the procedure altogether. None of these or any previous f...
15:00, 05/21/2019

On Abortion Law, Trump Says "Strongly Pro-Life" But With Three Exceptions President Donald Trump has declared himself "strongly Pro-Life", days after two US states passed tough new restrictions on abortions, but said exceptions should be made for pregnancies resulting from......
09:16, 05/19/2019

Disney Would Consider Boycotting Georgia if Abortion Ban Goes Into Effect Georgia’s entertainment industry may take a major hit thanks to the state’s regressive politics. Several Hollywood producers have already said they won’t film in the state thanks to an abortion ban passed earlier this month. Now, Disney CEO Bob Iger ...
21:00, 05/29/2019

Klobuchar goes off on restrictive abortion laws: 'This is dangerous' Presidential hopeful Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., did not mince words when she took aim at new abortion laws in Republican-led states, and promised to take action to counter such measures if she wins in 2020....
09:16, 05/19/2019

Louisiana passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill Louisiana's legislature passed a bill Wednesday banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected, joining a growing list of conservative states in a push to tighten restrictions on the procedure in recent week...
17:32, 05/29/2019

Abortion rights supporters rally across the nation Hundreds of rallies were set across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortions.        ...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Trump and Romney say Alabama abortion ruling went too far President Trump and GOP Sen. Mitt Romney said they favor exceptions to strict abortion bans recently passed by several states in an effort to get the Supreme Court to overturn the landmark case of Roe v. Wade....
13:16, 05/19/2019

How Abortion Became a Top Issue in the 2020 Democratic Primary Among the hundreds who gathered in front of the Supreme Court to protest for abortion rights on Tuesday were roughly a half-dozen candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination. As activists held up signs reading #StopTheBans to protest recent...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Trump Fulfills His Promises on Abortion, and to Evangelicals President Trump, through his appointment of judges who oppose abortion rights and his graphic language, is again speaking a language that evangelicals embrace....
13:48, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs strictest U.S. abortion ban into law Alabama's governor signed a bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by conservatives to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision establishing a woman's right to terminate h...
21:48, 05/15/2019

Louisiana is latest to pass six-week abortion ban In a 79-23 vote, Louisiana house passed bill that would prohibit the procedure before some women even know they are pregnantLouisiana lawmakers on Wednesday passed a strict new abortion ban that would prohibit the procedure before some women even kno...
18:48, 05/29/2019

Abortion rights supporters rally in Georgia Supporters of abortion rights rallied at the Georgia State Capitol as part of a national campaign responding to states that have passed new abortion restrictions. (May 21)        ...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Abortion ban igniting legal, political battles In Alabama and other conservative states, anti-abortion politicians and activists emboldened by the addition of conservative justices to the U.S. Supreme Court hope to ignite legal fights and eventually overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. (Ma...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion bill: What happens next for most restrictive ban in US in 40 years? The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next.        ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Pope Francis compares having an abortion to hiring a ‘hit man’ Pope Francis denounced abortion as similar to mob-style murder. “Is it licit to throw away a life to resolve a problem?” he said at a Saturday conference in Vatican City. “Is it licit to hire a hit man to resolve a problem?” Francis added that aborti...
09:48, 05/25/2019

Utah prosecutor says he won’t enforce strict abortion law SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The chief prosecutor in the county with Utah’s only two abortion clinics says he won’t enforce a new law banning most procedures after 18 weeks. The decision announced Tuesday by Democratic Salt Lake County District ...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Pope: Abortion is never OK, equates it to ‘hiring a hitman’ VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or malformed. He is urging doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term. During an audience Saturday with participa...
09:00, 05/25/2019

Planned Parenthood building clinic despite abortion law BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Planned Parenthood is building a new women’s clinic in Alabama despite the state’s near-total ban on abortions. A spokeswoman says the facility is set to open late this year in Birmingham and plans to offer service...
09:16, 06/15/2019

Judge to consider fate of Missouri's last abortion clinic A judge could decide Tuesday whether Missouri's last abortion clinic remains open or shuts down in a state that recently banned abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy....
11:16, 06/04/2019

AP Look: Will Alabama's abortion law reach SCOTUS? Alabama's new law which would virtually ban abortions is the latest and most far-reaching state law designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsider the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. AP's Mark Sherman looks at its chances of reaching the C...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Missouri Closing in on Being the Next State to Effectively Ban Abortion Not content with watching Alabama get all the attention, Missouri is now just a couple short steps away from instituting a heinous abortion ban of its own....
11:16, 05/16/2019

Hearing set over imperiled Missouri abortion clinic A hearing is scheduled in a St. Louis court Thursday on an effort by the only abortion clinic in Missouri to retain its license after the state raised concerns about care there....
07:32, 05/30/2019

What to Do if You're Freaking Out About the Wave of Six-Week Abortion Bans Even though abortion is still legal everywhere in the United States, Republicans are dead-set on changing that. Apart from donating money to abortion funds, it’s hard to know what you can do to help....
10:00, 05/20/2019

Biden Reverses His Position on Abortion Rights, Again One day after he was torn to shreds by a righteous Elizabeth Warren, former Vice President Joe Biden decided that maybe he does support repealing the Hyde Amendment after all, according to CNN....
19:48, 06/06/2019

Arizona leaders weigh in on Alabama abortion law TUCSON- Alabama’s new, restrictive abortion law remains in the national spotlight. Arizona leaders are weighing in. Our sister station News 12’s Brahm Resnik got reaction from U.S. Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally on the ban. Se...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Hollywood Is Gearing Up to Boycott Georgia Over Its New Abortion Law Three Hollywood production companies have announced that they will boycott the state of Georgia over Draconian new abortion laws, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The companies include David Simon’s Blown Deadline Productions, Killer Films, and t...
22:48, 05/09/2019

ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue over Alabama abortion ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the procedure a felony punishable by up to 99 years in priso...
08:16, 05/24/2019

The frontline of the abortion battle isn’t in Alabama, it’s online As the legislative noose draws tighter around women’s necks, it’s centuries-old technology, or modern adaptation of it anyway, that could provide some much-needed breathing room. After Louisiana and Georgia recently joined the ranks of states passing...
19:16, 06/06/2019

Hollywood backlash over Georgia abortion law grows Big business stays silent over controversy – in contrast to entertainment giantsGeorgia is home to some of the world’s biggest businesses but those corporations are so far avoiding becoming involved in the growing controversy over the state’s new abo...
07:32, 05/31/2019

Netflix and Disney speak out against Georgia’s new abortion law Georgia is one of the latest states to pass legislation that will make it harder for women to get abortions, but Georgia also happens to be one of the countries where several movie studios shoot some of their pictures, including Netflix and Disney. B...
06:32, 05/30/2019

At abortion clinics, new laws sow confusion, uncertainty HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Abortion providers say the flurry of recent state laws restricting abortion has emboldened protesters and left patients confused. Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and Ohio have passed laws that prohibit abortion when a fetal hea...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Tony Gum's best photograph: the emotional toll of abortion ‘Women need to be equipped for how gruelling an abortion can be. It does mess with your mind. I was trying to put myself back together again’This image, Sweet Saboteur, was inspired by a painting I did last November, during a particularly difficult t...
23:16, 06/12/2019

Pat Robertson Doesn't Think Alabama's Abortion Ban Is 'Too Extreme' Televangelist and right wing agitator Pat Robertson said on his show “The 700 Club” on Wednesday that he believes Alabama’s new ban on abortions is “extreme” and said the state has “gone too far.”...
17:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly 50 years...
13:00, 05/16/2019

University may return $21.5M after donor’s abortion remarks MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The University of Alabama appears poised to give back $21.5 million donated by a philanthropist who recently called on students to boycott the school over the state’s new abortion ban. Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr., a 70-year-...
12:16, 06/06/2019

Abortion in the forefront of US House races near Atlanta ATLANTA (AP) — One of the primary backers of Georgia’s abortion ban is set to announce a run for congress. State Sen. Renee Unterman’s candidacy is likely to bring abortion rights to the forefront in highly competitive U.S. House races th...
12:16, 06/06/2019

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind six-week abortion bans in Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky, Mi...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Federal lawsuit filed to block Ala. abortion ban Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. (May 24)        ...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Alabama 'has gone too far' with 'extreme' abortion bill, Pat Robertson says Pat Robertson, televangelist and Christian fundamentalist who has long opposed abortion rights says the new anti-abortion bill in Alabama is too “extreme.”...
16:48, 05/15/2019

Maine expands list of abortion providers AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is making it easier to get an abortion with the governor’s signing of her bill to allow nurse practitioners and other non-doctors to perform abortions. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills signed the bill Monday. Maine is set...
15:00, 06/10/2019

University may return $21.5M after donor's abortion remarks The University of Alabama appears poised to give back $21.5 million donated by a philanthropist who recently called on students to boycott the school over the state's new abortion ban....
12:48, 06/06/2019

Supreme Court reenters the abortion debate As the public debate over abortion heats up, the Supreme Court has definitively signaled its willingness to weigh in on state efforts to protect human life. As Justice Clarence Thomas emphasized in his concurring opinion in Box v. Planned Parenthood ...
22:16, 06/07/2019

Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed a bill to ban all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest bid by political conservatives challenging the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that established a woman's rig...
16:16, 05/15/2019

Maine’s New Abortion Law Will Allow Non-Doctors to Perform Procedure The law, which will go into effect in September, will allow nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other medical professionals to administer abortions....
20:48, 06/10/2019

There Are No Abortion Providers in Guam — the Governor Wants That to Change (HONOLULU) — Lourdes Leon Guerrero vigorously defended abortion rights as she campaigned to become the first female governor of Guam. She won, but now no doctors are willing to perform the procedure she fought so hard to defend. The last aborti...
09:00, 06/07/2019

The Supreme Court Just Outlined How It Might Get Rid of Abortion Rights Abortion rights may be in trouble in the United States, according to a new Supreme Court opinion that outlines how conservatives might overturn Roe v. Wade....
18:48, 05/13/2019

Missouri Is on the Verge of Losing Its Last Abortion Clinic Missouri’s last abortion clinic says their license is expiring this week—and without a renewal in place, the state could become the first without a clinic that can perform abortions since the passage of Roe v. Wade, CBS News reported on Tuesday....
13:16, 05/28/2019

U.S. judge blocks Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion ban A federal judge on Friday blocked a Mississippi law that would ban abortions once an embryonic heartbeat is detected, which can occur at six weeks after conception, often before a woman even realizes she is pregnant....
19:00, 05/24/2019

Missouri, Latest US State To Restrict Abortion The Missouri House passed a bill on Friday banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, making it the latest US state to pass restrictions on ending a pregnancy....
16:32, 05/17/2019

Missouri’s GOP-led Legislature passes 8-week abortion ban JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Republican-led House on Friday passed sweeping legislation designed to survive court challenges, which would ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. If enacted, the ban would be among the most restrictiv...
18:16, 05/17/2019

After Alabama Abortion Law, 3 Democrats Propose a New Strategy Senators Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand and Elizabeth Warren are taking an aggressive approach in a debate whose terms have long been set by conservatives....
18:48, 05/17/2019

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)        ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Official: Safety prioritized over abortion access A Missouri health official says patient safety takes priority over access to abortion after a judge holds another hearing on a lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood to allow the state's only abortion clinic to keep its license. (June 5)  ...
06:32, 06/06/2019

Alabama House approves near total ban on abortion If it passes the Senate and is signed by Gov. Kay Ivey, the measure would be one of the most sweeping abortion restrictions in the nation.        ...
20:32, 04/30/2019

House GOP grapples with abortion messaging after Alabama law Republicans wanted to weaponize abortion against vulnerable Democrats in 2020, but a wave of strict bans across the country has upended their strategy, leaving them scattered and mostly mute.Before Alabama passed its law, Republicans had made clear t...
04:00, 05/29/2019

US state's only abortion clinic could close down by the end of the week The only abortion clinic in Missouri could close by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its licence, it has been claimed....
01:16, 05/29/2019

Argentine activists try again with new bill to legalize abortion The Argentine lower house presented a bill on Tuesday to legalize abortion less than a year after the Senate rejected similar legislation, backed by a persistent groundswell of support from the abortion rights movement....
20:16, 05/28/2019

Gynecologists in Germany fined for abortion advertising A German court has fined two gynecologists for violating a ban on advertising abortions, the first such case to be tried since the rules were loosened earlier this year...
07:48, 06/14/2019

Michigan Legislature to vote to ban abortion procedure LANSING, Mich. — Michigan’s Republican-led Legislature is poised to vote to ban a common second-trimester abortion procedure, pushing ahead with legislation that would likely be vetoed by Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. The bills up for votes...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Missouri may become only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license of the last clinic in Missouri to perform the procedure, Planned Parenthood said on Tuesday....
17:00, 05/28/2019

Lawmaker vows to ‘do better’ after abortion clinic video PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who’s drawn criticism for a recording of himself berating an anti-abortion demonstrator outside a Planned Parenthood clinic is promising to “do better.” Democratic state Rep. Brian S...
14:32, 05/07/2019

Elizabeth Warren Is Going on the Offensive for Abortion Rights Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren put up a detailed policy proposal on Medium before any of us woke up this morning. This time, Warren is using recent abortion bans and restrictions in Alabama and other stat...
08:48, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: Celebrities react to Alabama's abortion law On Wednesday, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that makes abortion a Class A felony. Celebrities immediately took to social media to make their opinions known....
11:48, 05/17/2019

Missouri abortion clinic’s lab reaccredited after review JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri health officials say they’re still seeking answers from the state’s only abortion clinic about why patients were unaware that they remained pregnant after what the officials described as “failed s...
13:00, 06/07/2019

Abortion law 'harsher in Northern Ireland than in Alabama' Campaigners say women can face jail sentences up to life in UK owing to 1861 legislationAlabama’s near total ban on abortion mirrors the situation in one corner of the UK: Northern Ireland.But pro-choice campaigners in the region say Northern Irish a...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Judge rescinds ruling against ‘physicians-only’ abortion law RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has rescinded his own ruling that struck down a Virginia law that said only physicians may perform first-trimester abortions. U.S. District Court Henry Hudson last week found that the law was “unduly burdens...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Georgia’s Republican Gov. Kemp set to sign abortion ban ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s Republican Gov. Brian Kemp is set to sign legislation banning abortions at around six weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant. Kemp’s office says the signing at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the sta...
00:48, 05/07/2019

Spike Lee on Filming in Georgia After Abortion Ban: 'They Got to Shut It Down' Ever since Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law a “heartbeat” bill that prohibits abortions as early as six weeks into a pregnancy, Hollywood studios such as Disney, Netflix and Warner Bros. have expressed an unwillingness to continue filming in ...
07:48, 06/07/2019

Judge strikes down physicians-only abortion law in Virginia RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has struck down a Virginia law that says only physicians can perform first-trimester abortions. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson issued his ruling Monday. His opinion co...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand slams abortion right bills Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand was in Georgia Thursday, criticizing the recent abortion bans signed into law. She said as president, she'd seek to write into law the Supreme Court's landmark ruling that legalized abort...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s abortion law is designed to challenge Roe v Wade: What’s next? The Alabama lawmakers who crafted the strictest abortion legislation in the nation hope it will be the measure that takes down Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that established the right to an abortion. When signing the measure Wednesday, Alabama G...
20:00, 05/16/2019

In Alabama, Opposition to Abortion Runs Deep Even before the near-total ban that Alabama’s governor signed late Wednesday, only three clinics remained in the state. The state is aiming for zero....
17:48, 05/16/2019

Argentina revisits tense abortion law debate Argentina's parliament is once again debating the liberalization of abortion laws as citizens on both sides of the argument protest en masse. The issue has divided the country for years, could there finally be a change?...
19:48, 05/28/2019

Why 'some kids are unwanted' is such a transparent rationalization for abortion Alabama state Rep. John Rogers just made one of the most horrific justifications of abortion ever proposed in American politics. Or, at least, one of the clearest....
13:32, 05/02/2019

Bernie Sanders declares abortion is a ‘constitutional right’ Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Wednesday declared abortion is a “constitutional right,” an apparent response to the virtual abortion ban just approved in Alabama. ...
08:01, 05/15/2019

‘Inherently discriminatory’: UN calls for right to safe abortion in the U.S. The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risky underground abortions that can endanger a woman's life....
17:16, 05/21/2019

Alabama House set to vote on near-total abortion ban Alabama House Bill 314 probably has the votes to pass the House; however the Senate leader expresses unease with lack of rape, incest exemptions.        ...
11:00, 04/30/2019

This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion Five men vote to make Waskom ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’Unconstitutional vote comes after series of bans nationwideThe entirely white male council of Waskom in Texas has voted to make the small town a “sanctuary city for the unborn”.The five men ...
12:16, 06/14/2019

Fact Check Any Abortion News You See on Facebook With more and more states signing abortion bans into law, it’s no surprise that Facebook is crawling with abortion-related misinformation. This time, though, it’s more than a handful of viral links making the rounds; it’s the overwhelming majority of...
09:32, 05/29/2019

Democratic-led states divided over approach on abortion PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Abortion opponents in Republican-led legislatures have had a highly successful year, passing measurers that would ban or significantly limit abortions beginning early in a woman’s pregnancy. So what about the states cont...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in promising to take that step if elected president....
01:00, 05/22/2019

Alabama to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases Governor Key Ivey signed off on the abortion ban in Alabama, setting the stage for a battle that could end up in the US Supreme Court. Several states are seeking to overturn the landmark abortion ruling Roe vs. Wade....
23:32, 05/15/2019

Rallies in all 50 states aim to halt anti-abortion movement in U.S. Hundreds of rallies are scheduled nationwide Tuesday to oppose new momentum in recent weeks to overturn the Supreme Court's 46-year-old ruling that makes abortion legal in the United States....
08:00, 05/21/2019

Biden says he would support Congress in enshrining abortion rights into law if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law “should it become necessary,” his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in promising to take that step if elected president....
23:16, 05/21/2019

Mississippi’s six-week abortion ban heads to federal court JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts the ban even earlier. The law would prohibit most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, at ...
05:16, 05/21/2019

Turns Out Abortion Is Still Very Popular With Actual American Voters Most Americans don’t want Roe v. Wade overturned, a new poll from CBS News finds. This is the latest piece of evidence that the abortion bans passed by states like Alabama and Georgia are a lot less popular than Republicans want you to believe....
20:16, 05/21/2019

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and children....
06:48, 05/21/2019

Louisiana: Anti-abortion constitutional language nears OK BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have taken another step in efforts to chip away at abortion rights, nearing final passage of a bill that would ask voters to rewrite the state constitution to ensure it offers no protections for the procedu...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and when the mother’s life is at risk....
10:16, 05/16/2019

Revealed: nine more US states considering hardline anti-abortion bills Legislation pushed by high-profile conservative Janet PorterGeorgia this month signed six-week abortion ban into lawAlabama passes nation’s strictest abortion banAnti-abortion legislation that copies a controversial bill recently passed into law in G...
03:00, 05/16/2019

AMC to rethink Georgia filming if abortion law takes effect ATLANTA — The network behind a show that’s become part of Georgia’s pop-culture fiber says it will “reevaluate” its activity in the state if a new abortion law goes into effect. “The Walking Dead” is an economic po...
21:32, 06/05/2019

Alabama governor signs nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in political conservatives' latest challenge to the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision establishing a woman's right to te...
19:00, 05/15/2019

AOC blasts ‘fundamentalists’ for trying to ‘outlaw sex’ in wake of Alabama abortion ban Freshman Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday blasted “religious fundamentalists,” claiming they are trying to “outlaw sex” they don’t agree with by passing laws banning abortion. The Bronx and Queens congresswoman made the asse...
04:32, 05/16/2019

‘The Time Is Now’: States Are Rushing to Restrict Abortion, or to Protect It States across the country are passing some of the most restrictive abortion laws in decades, including in Alabama, where Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill effectively banning the procedure....
18:32, 05/15/2019

Hollywood's big players stay quiet on Georgia abortion law In the week since Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law one of the nation's most restrictive abortion laws, none of the major film or television studios have commented on the issue or altered production plans....
05:48, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban nears final vote MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers could soon approve a near total ban on abortion. The Alabama Senate on Thursday will debate the bill to make it a felony to perform an abortion at any stage of pregnancy. Emboldened by conservative additions ...
00:16, 05/09/2019

Kentucky starts appeal of ruling striking down abortion law LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration has started its appeal of a federal judge’s ruling that struck down a state abortion law that would halt a common second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies. The Republic...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Closing arguments set in Virginia abortion regulations trial RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal trial is coming to an end in a lawsuit challenging four Virginia abortion laws that women’s health groups say are overly restrictive and limit access to abortion in the state. The case is one of more than a dozen ...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Hollywood’s big players stay quiet on Georgia abortion law LOS ANGELES (AP) — Georgia has become known as the “Hollywood of the South” thanks to its generous tax incentives that have made the state home to productions as big and diverse as the films of Marvel Studios and shows like “The Wal...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate Set to Take Up Bill Effectively Banning Abortion Alabama lawmakers hope the measure will lead the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade, which recognized a constitutional right to end a pregnancy....
11:32, 05/14/2019

Missouri Senate approves 'heartbeat' abortion bill The Missouri state Senate approved a bill Thursday along party lines to ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining similar bills in other states in hopes the issue will get to the U.S. Supreme Court....
09:32, 05/16/2019

Democratic lawmaker vows to ‘do better’ after abortion clinic video A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who has drawn criticism for a recording of himself berating a woman who was protesting abortion outside a Philadelphia clinic promised Tuesday to “do better.” Democratic state Rep. Brian Sims posted a two-min...
22:32, 05/07/2019

AMC says it will ‘reevaluate’ filming in Georgia if abortion law takes effect AMC Networks calls the abortion legislation "highly restrictive" and says in a statement it will be closely watching what's likely to be "a long and complicated fight" over the law....
23:48, 06/05/2019

Ala. abortion bill sparks legal, political battles Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has not said whether she'll sign the abortion ban bill into law, but state residents are already 'disappointed' with the proposed bill. (May 15)        ...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said Wednesday night....
09:16, 05/22/2019

| WATCH: Protesters rally across the US against new state abortion bans US abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others protested across the country on Tuesday....
02:16, 05/22/2019

Alabama Senate to vote on bill banning abortion Alabama's state Senate was due to vote on a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, but will first consider whether to allow the procedure for women and girls impregnated by rape and incest....
05:16, 05/14/2019

In abortion debates, female lawmakers recount their rapes COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As one Republican legislature after another has pressed ahead with restrictive abortion bills, they have been confronted with raw and emotional testimony about the consequences of such laws. Female lawmakers and other women have...
08:48, 05/18/2019

Google has given $150,000 in free ads to deceptive anti-abortion group Obria Group’s ads suggest it provides abortion services, when in fact it tries to persuade women not to terminate pregnanciesGoogle has given tens of thousands of dollars in free advertising to an anti-abortion group that runs ads suggesting it provi...
00:00, 05/13/2019

'This is the endgame': how Trump has helped turn the tide against abortion Trump’s wholesale appointment of judiciary hostile to abortion and LGBT rights has emboldened conservatives seeking to change policy via the courtsAlabama’s move to outlaw nearly all abortions has reverberated across America, teeing up fresh debate i...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Joe Scarborough: GOP ‘extremism’ on abortion is ‘scaring the hell out of a lot of Americans’ MSNBC's "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough said Friday that Republican “extremism” on abortion “is scaring the hell out of a lot of Americans who might even be pro-life,” responding to the recent passing of the controversial bill in Alabama which mak...
09:48, 05/17/2019

Alabama Senate votes in favour of near-total ban on abortion The Republican-dominated Alabama Senate voted 25-6 for the bill that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable by up to 99 years or life in prison....
20:32, 05/14/2019

| Biden, in flip, opposes ban on federal funds for abortion Leading US Democrat Joe Biden, facing major pressure from several rivals chasing the party's 2020 presidential nomination, reversed his longstanding opposition to using federal funds for abortions....
08:48, 06/07/2019

US briefing: Alabama abortion ban, Ebola outbreak and Iran Wednesday’s top story: Alabama Republicans pass nation’s strictest abortion law. Plus, the Midwest towns under existential threat from climate changeSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s esse...
05:32, 05/15/2019

More 'heartbeat' abortion bills advancing in Midwest and South If a new Mississippi law survives a court challenge, it will be nearly impossible for most pregnant women to get an abortion there. Or, potentially, in neighboring Louisiana. Or Alabama. Or Georgia....
18:48, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Sen. Doug Jones calls abortion ban ‘shameful’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on developments related to Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Democratic U.S. Sen. Doug Jones is calling his state’s new abortion ban “shameful.” Jone...
17:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists on Wednesday vowed to challenge an Alabama bill banning abortion in almost all cases, including pregnancies resulting from rape or incest, that is part of an effort to get the Supreme Court to reconsider its 1973 ruling...
08:48, 05/15/2019

Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retaliation and online flyers urged people not to buy anything in, or from Alabama....
16:32, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Alabama Senate begins debate on abortion ban MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama Senate taking up a proposed abortion ban (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Alabama lawmakers have begun debating a proposal to outlaw most abortions in the state. The GOP-dominated Senate is expected to vo...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Celebrities answer call to share abortion testimonials Celebrities are among those sharing their abortion stories with the new hashtag #youknowme, introduced by actress and talk show host Busy Philipps in response to Alabama’s vote to ban nearly all abortions...
19:48, 05/17/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Is Struggling. Will Abortion Rights Be Her Rallying Cry? The New York senator is mired near the bottom of most polls but hopes to jump-start her campaign and fund-raising as she aggressively criticizes anti-abortion laws in Alabama and other states....
09:32, 05/17/2019

Alabama abortion law raised hope for execution reprieve A lawyer for a condemned inmate said he hoped Gov. Kay Ivey might a grant clemency request and block the execution after she talked about her belief that "life is precious" in signing a bill to virtually outlaw abortion in Alabama....
12:16, 05/17/2019

Alabama Senate heads toward vote on abortion ban measure MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers are headed toward a vote on a proposal to outlaw most abortions that has splintered Republicans over its lack of an exception for pregnancies resulting from rape or incest. The GOP-dominated Alabama Senate is...
00:32, 05/14/2019

'It goes after Roe directly': Alabama's abortion bill set to go before state senate Nation’s strictest legislation would ban all abortions at any stage of pregnancy, and backers hope it will fuel a challenge to Roe v WadeJenna King-Shepherd was 17 and had just graduated high school when, a decade ago, she had an abortion at a clinic...
00:16, 05/14/2019

Missouri Legislature passes abortion ban at 8 weeks of pregnancy Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature has approved a ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, and GOP Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign it.        ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Missouri House expected to pass abortion ban at 8 weeks Missouri’s Republican-led House is expected to pass a sweeping bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy on lawmakers’ final day in session Friday, joining Alabama and several other states that have moved recently to severely rest...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Missouri Joins Alabama in Passing Horrific Abortion Law The Missouri House has passed a bill banning abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant. The state Senate passed the same bill yesterday, and Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign it. Most provisions wouldn’t take...
13:16, 05/17/2019

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the United States....
15:48, 05/17/2019

Missouri lawmakers approve extreme eight-week abortion ban The legislation, which is expected to be signed by the governor, echoes even tighter restrictions passed by Alabama this weekMissouri lawmakers on Friday approved legislation to ban abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy, becoming the latest state t...
17:48, 05/17/2019

University of Alabama rejects $26M gift after abortion flap The University of Alabama board of trustees is expected to vote Friday on returning $21.5 million to a top donor who recently called on students to boycott the school over the state's new abortion ban....
14:32, 06/07/2019

Maryland official urges divesting from Alabama over abortion ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s comptroller says he’s urging the state’s pension system to divest itself from Alabama-based companies due to the state’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban. In a Facebook post Thursday, Compt...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Questions surface as states pass abortion laws As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, confusion is swirling about what exactly that means for women. (May 17)        ...
16:32, 05/17/2019

Abortion rights demonstration held on Cannes red carpet Ahead of Saturday's premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women demonstrated for abortion rights on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival in France....
07:48, 05/19/2019

Tim Heidecker responds to Alabama abortion ban with charity single, "To The Men" This week, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a law that, in addition to banning most abortions in the state, makes performing one a felony punishable by up to 99 years. Though exceptions are made if the mother’s health is at risk, there are none for those...
15:32, 05/16/2019

Georgia DAs Are Fighting Back Against the State's Appalling New Abortion Law In defiance of a new draconian anti-abortion bill passed in Georgia, district attorneys in four of the largest counties in the state said Monday that they will not prosecute women who seek abortions....
11:00, 05/20/2019

Why is Planned Parenthood flipping out over the Hyde Amendment if abortion is really 3% of what they do? At one time, the Democratic Party took a seemingly moderate stance on abortion. Many of their politicians, including Hillary Clinton, even endorsed "safe, legal, and rare" as the best approach to what they considered a complicated subject. Those days...
21:16, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Alabama Gov. Ivey reviewing abortion ban bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on a proposed (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is not saying whether she intends to sign a proposed abortion ban into law. Ivey told reporters Wednesday that she will review the legislation approv...
13:32, 05/15/2019

Former federal prosecutor on Alabama law: Abortion will 'clearly' be issue in 2020 In response to the controversy surrounding Alabama's recent law outlawing abortion, Former Whitewater Independent Counsel Robert Ray said that the issue will be a divisive issue ahead of the 2020 presidential election....
12:16, 05/16/2019

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for legislation that restricts government funding of abortions. Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens/Bronx) voted on J...
16:48, 06/07/2019

Democrats press to retain longtime abortion funding ban WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democrats on Capitol Hill are intent on preserving a four-decade ban on taxpayer-financed abortions despite calls from their party’s presidential candidates to abandon it. Lawmakers are arguing that any attempt to undo the...
15:00, 06/10/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest attempt by conservatives to reverse a 1973 Supreme Court ruling establishing a woman's right to it....
14:32, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Georgia abortion bill backer to run for Congress ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on a Congressional bid by a backer of Georgia’s abortion ban (all times local): 8:25 p.m. One of the primary backers of Georgia’s abortion ban has announced she will run for Congress. State Sen. Renee Unterman...
20:48, 06/06/2019

Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supported a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, reversing course after sharp criticism from abortion-rights proponents....
19:32, 06/06/2019

Abortion bills at nexus of national debate among states Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Joy Behar: Alabama lawmakers who voted for abortion ban should get a vasectomy Joy Behar, a co-host on “The View,” floated the idea that Alabama state senators receive a vasectomy if they backed a piece of legislation to outlaw almost all abortions....
15:16, 05/15/2019

Joe Biden Reverses Course on Banning Federal Funding for Abortion (ATLANTA) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for aborti...
21:32, 06/06/2019

Alabama abortion advocate says the quiet part out loud Alabama state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, had a few choice comments last week about abortion — the very sort of comments that abortion's defenders usually know to keep to themselves....
22:32, 05/04/2019

Missouri Governor After Seeing Alabama’s Abortion Ban: Hold My Moonshine The clearly not-so-great-state of Alabama just enacted the most extreme abortion ban since abortion was made legal by Roe v. Wade some 46 years ago. Gov. Kay Ivey, a Republican, signed the bill that could punish doctors who perform abortions with lif...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Leslie Jones rips Alabama abortion law on 'SNL': 'You can't tell me what to do with my body' On the heels of the Alabama state Senate passing US’ most restrictive abortion legislation, "Saturday Night Live" tackled the topic twice during its Season 44 finale....
14:48, 05/19/2019

Republicans’ Messaging on Abortion Puts Democrats on the Defensive The unusually forceful campaign has created challenges that Democrats did not expect as they struggle to combat misinformation and thwart further efforts to undercut access to abortion....
13:48, 05/16/2019

Hundreds protest Alabama’s abortion ban at state capitol MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators have marched to the Alabama Capitol to protest the state’s new abortion ban. Protesters chanted “My body, my choice!” and “vote them out!” as they rallied Sunday evening,...
16:00, 05/19/2019

After Alabama OKs strict anti-abortion bill, Missouri could be next Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion bill is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic.        ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses to describe abortion bans New style guidance encourages editors to avoid medically misleading terms like ‘heartbeat bill’ in reference to restrictive abortion laws sweeping the USMake a contribution now and support the Guardian’s independent journalism and coverage of women’s...
05:16, 06/07/2019

25 men voted to ban abortion in Alabama. Do they reflect the rest of America? States are passing strict abortion laws and 'heartbeat' bans, but polling shows most Americans believe abortion should be legal in all or most cases.        ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Lawsuit filed to stop Ohio abortion ban after 1st heartbeat COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Planned Parenthood and abortion clinics sued Wednesday to thwart Ohio’s latest and most restrictive abortion law, an anticipated move that’s part of a national anti-abortion strategy to challenge the landmark Roe v. ...
12:48, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Ohio AG to fight ACLU abortion ban challenge COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit challenging a restrictive Ohio abortion ban (all times local): 3 p.m. Attorney General David Yost says the state will “vigorously” defend Ohio’s restrictive abortion law from a court cha...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Missouri governor expected to sign eight-week abortion ban into law Missouri's Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnancy, part of a wave of restrictions aimed at driving a challenge of abortion to the U.S. Supreme Court...
09:16, 05/20/2019

3 production companies say they won't film in Georgia after abortion law signed Hollywood has been outspoken against a controversial Georgia abortion law, and now the heads of three production companies are saying they will not film in the state....
10:32, 05/10/2019

Alabama governor signs bill banning nearly all abortion Alabama’s governor on Wednesday signed into law the most restrictive abortion legislation in the nation, triggering a fight likely bound for the US Supreme Court. Gov. Kay Ivey said the Alabama Human Life Protection Act “stands as a power...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Elderly woman attacked outside Kentucky’s only abortion clinic LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky woman is charged with assaulting an 82-year-old woman who tried to hand her a flier outside the state’s only abortion clinic. WDRB-TV cited a criminal summons in reporting that 31-year-old Janaya Gregory at first ignored ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Federal judge blocks ‘heartbeat’ abortion law in Mississippi Washington (CNN) – A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on Friday that forbids abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. In issuing a preliminary injunction, Judge Carlton Reeves said the la...
15:32, 05/24/2019

US judge temporarily blocks Mississippi 6-week abortion ban JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves on Friday issued an order to stop the law from taking effect July 1. ...
14:32, 05/24/2019

The Latest: No doctor testimony in abortion case hearing ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on a dispute between the state of Missouri and a St. Louis clinic over renewal of the clinic’s abortion license (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A St. Louis judge says testimony from non-staff doctors at Missouri’s...
14:00, 06/04/2019

US Court Rules Abortion Services Can Continue In Missouri For Now Abortion services can continue in Missouri for now, a court ruled Friday, granting a temporary restraining order to keep open the sole clinic that performs the procedure in the US state....
20:00, 05/31/2019

Alabama abortion law challenged in Planned Parenthood lawsuit The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Friday in a bid to block Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban, touching off a legal battle that could eventually land before the Supreme Court....
09:16, 05/24/2019

Netflix Opposes Georgia Abortion Law But Will Keep Filming in State Netflix, which shoots “Stranger Things” and “Ozark” in the state, said it would work to oppose a new law restricting abortions but would continue to film in Georgia for now....
04:00, 05/29/2019

How arguments over rape and incest are dividing U.S. abortion opponents The debate pits those who believe any abortion is immoral against those who worry that a no-exception stance could be harmful to some Republican candidates in upcoming election....
07:48, 05/24/2019

Planned Parenthood responds to anti-abortion post TUCSON –  A Tucson Planned Parenthood is making headlines after one man’s social media post goes viral. It all started with a Facebook post from a Tucson man who said he was taking pictures of license plates at a Planned Parenthood facility and...
16:32, 06/04/2019

More film companies considering boycotting Georgia over abortion bill Disney and other film companies announce they are considering boycotting Georgia because of the recent anti-abortion laws.        ...
10:00, 05/30/2019

Louisiana lawmakers send new abortion ban to governor’s desk BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have passed a strict new abortion ban prohibiting the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant. The bill bars abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as the sixth week of pr...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Hearing to consider fate of lone Missouri abortion clinic ST. LOUIS (AP) — The fate of Missouri’s only abortion clinic is at stake in a hearing scheduled for Wednesday in St. Louis. Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer will hear testimony in a hearing on Planned Parenthood’s request for a preliminary i...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Canada's Trudeau to discuss 'backsliding' on abortion with VP Pence Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday he would raise his concerns about "backsliding" on women's rights in the United States and elsewhere when he meets U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, one of the most prominent American abortion op...
20:16, 05/29/2019

University may return largest-ever donation over abortion controversy Controversy over Alabama’s new abortion restrictions could have financial consequences for the state’s public university system. The chancellor of the University of Alabama system this week asked the institution to return $21.5 million donated to its...
14:00, 05/31/2019

Biden camp confirms he supports abortion funding ban The presidential campaign team for former Vice President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that the Democratic contender supports the Hyde Amendment, which bans federal funding for certain abortions....
09:16, 06/05/2019

As Passions Flare in Abortion Debate, Many Americans Say ‘It’s Complicated’ Abortion is anything but a simple issue. But the nuance in how most Americans think about it has all but disappeared from the political conversation, some voters say....
06:16, 06/15/2019

Legislator films himself berating woman abortion protester PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Democratic state lawmaker is drawing criticism for filming himself berating a woman demonstrator at length outside an abortion clinic in Philadelphia, calling her an “old white lady” and her protest “grotesque....
16:48, 05/06/2019

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the procedure a felony punishable by up to 99 years in priso...
16:48, 05/24/2019

Clarence Thomas predicts Supreme Court will have to take up abortion law Justice Clarence Thomas predicted the Supreme Court eventually will have to take up abortion law, after the court on Tuesday refused to consider reinstating Indiana’s 2016 law that bans women from aborting a fetus based on its race, gender or disabil...
23:16, 05/28/2019

Netflix Comes Out Against Georgia's Anti-Abortion Law, Other Studios Still Silent The third season of The Handmaid’s Tale may be a month away, but it already feels like it’s making headlines. More states have passed and signed legislation that makes it hard for women to get safe and legal abortions—including in Georgia, which has ...
22:00, 05/28/2019

Texas city bans abortion, says it’s a ‘sanctuary’ for unborn WASKOM, Texas (AP) — A small Texas city has passed a local abortion ban and declared itself a “sanctuary city for the unborn.” Right to Life of East Texas says the vote Tuesday by the all-male Waskom City Council means the city along the ...
11:00, 06/13/2019

On Fox News, Kirsten Gillibrand Talks Abortion, Al Franken and More In an hourlong appearance on Sunday, Ms. Gillibrand, hoping to bolster her flagging candidacy, got into some contentious exchanges about the host network....
19:48, 06/02/2019

Rally at Supreme Court to stop abortion bans Activists were joined by members of Congress to rally near the Supreme Court on "National Day of Action to Stop the Bans" on abortion. (May 21)        ...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic May Lose Its License This Week The last abortion provider in Missouri may lose its license this week, functionally leaving women in the state without access to safe abortions—even though they currently remain legal in Missouri and all other U.S. states. Planned Parenthood...
22:00, 05/28/2019

Lawmaker: Abortion comments meant to criticize hypocrisy MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama lawmaker who remarked “kill them now or kill them later” during debate on an abortion bill said he was trying to criticize politicians’ focus on abortion as they neglect social services. The commen...
20:32, 05/02/2019

Abortion-rights activists renew battle in Argentina Abortion rights activists are launching a renewed effort to legalize elective abortions in the homeland of Pope Francis after narrowly falling short last year...
09:32, 05/28/2019

Judge to hear bid to block Indiana abortion procedure ban INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge is set to take up the American Civil Liberties Union’s bid to block a new Indiana law that would ban a second-trimester abortion procedure. A judge in Indianapolis was scheduled to hear arguments Monday from ...
06:48, 06/03/2019

Alabama rep blasted for abortion stance calls Don Jr. ‘retarded’ The Alabama state lawmaker being blasted over his bizarre statements on abortion made disturbing comments about Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday, calling the first son “retarded” and saying he should have been aborted. “He’s evidently retarde...
02:48, 05/03/2019

Planned Parenthood: Missouri’s last abortion clinic may shut ST. LOUIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could be closed by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its license. Planned Parenthood officials said in a teleconference Tuesday that the cu...
10:32, 05/28/2019

Netflix will ‘rethink’ Georgia shoots if abortion law holds This photograph released by the state shows Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signing a bill that virtually outlaws abortion in the state on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Montgomery, Ala. Republicans who support the measure hope challenges to the law will be used ...
12:48, 05/28/2019

US abortion policy is 'extremist hate' and 'torture', says UN commissioner Trump administration’s ban on terminations is a crisis directed at women, warns Kate GilmoreThe US policy on abortion is a form of extremist hate that amounts to the torture of women, the UN deputy high commissioner for human rights told the Guardian...
01:32, 06/04/2019

Netflix To Rethink Investment In US State If Abortion Law Is Implemented Netflix on Tuesday became the first major studio to say it would reconsider its investment in Georgia should a controversial abortion law in the US state, known as the Hollywood of the South, go into......
13:00, 05/28/2019

Biden in 2006 video: 'I do not view abortion as a choice and a right' CNN unearths clip highlighting Democratic presidential candidate’s inconsistent record on the issueA 2006 video of Joe Biden unearthed by CNN on Thursday shows the then senator saying he does not see abortion as “a choice and a right”.“I do not view ...
04:00, 06/14/2019

Judge temporarily blocks Mississippi’s heartbeat abortion ban U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves made the order to stop the law from taking effect July 1. Reeves is the same judge who struck down a 2018 Mississippi law to ban abortion at 15 weeks....
20:00, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Donor willing to fund push to undo abortion ban JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 4:55 p.m. A wealthy GOP political donor is willing to bankroll a possible ballot initiative to repeal a Missouri ban on abortions afte...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Federal judge blocks Mississippi ‘heartbeat’ abortion law A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked Mississippi from moving ahead with an abortion law that bans the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which occurs at around six weeks on pregnancy....
17:32, 05/24/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of a failed abortion....
10:16, 05/23/2019

Judge weighing Missouri abortion clinic's license A St. Louis judge is weighing whether to grant an order allowing Missouri's only abortion clinic to remain open, a day after abortion-rights protesters were arrested at a state office building....
09:00, 05/31/2019

Georgia governor signs bill to ban abortion after six weeks Law would ban terminations after fetal cardiac activity detectedLegislation is expected to trigger lengthy battle in courtsGeorgia’s Republican governor Brian Kemp has signed legislation to ban abortion once cardiac activity can be detected – which c...
11:16, 05/07/2019

| Louisiana lawmakers pass foetal heartbeat abortion ban Louisiana lawmakers passed a bill banning abortions once a foetal heartbeat is detected, joining a string of other US states restricting the termination of pregnancies as early as six weeks....
20:48, 05/30/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Hits Black Population Differently Days after eight white women and 43 white men yelled “Roll Tide!” before voting to pass the nation’s harshest abortion ban, companies are already changing plans on expanding into Alabama, decisions which will surely hit black communities the hardest....
13:48, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Georgia’s GOP Gov. Kemp signs early abortion ban ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the signing of an early abortion ban by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Georgia’s Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has signed legislation banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. Tha...
07:48, 05/07/2019

2 film productions quit Georgia after abortion law is signed ATLANTA (AP) — Two film projects have pulled production from Georgia after the governor signed the so-called “heartbeat bill,” which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected. The heartbeat can be detected as early as six wee...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Tiffany Haddish cancels Atlanta show over abortion law ATLANTA (AP) — Actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish has canceled her upcoming Atlanta performance because of Georgia’s new restrictive abortion law. News outlets report that the “Girls Trip” star sent a statement to ticketholders Sa...
20:16, 06/15/2019

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signs 'heartbeat' abortion law Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signed one of the nation's most restrictive abortion bills into law, essentially banning the procedure after the sixth week of pregnancy....
20:32, 05/30/2019

Louisiana’s Democratic Governor Signs State’s Abortion Ban Into Law (BATON ROUGE, La.) — Louisiana’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy Thursday, a move that puts him squarely in line with the leaders of other conservative Southern states while provoking anger ...
15:48, 05/30/2019

Missouri's only abortion clinic faces closure at midnight Missouri could become the only U.S. state without a legal abortion provider on Friday as its only abortion clinic could lose its license to perform the procedure unless a St. Louis judge intervenes....
07:00, 05/31/2019

Judge weighing Missouri abortion clinic’s license ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis judge is weighing whether to grant an order allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to remain open, a day after abortion-rights protesters were arrested at a state office building. Judge Michael Stelzer heard argum...
07:16, 05/31/2019

Disney, Netflix React to Georgia’s Anti-Abortion Ban As the country’s top producer of pecans, peanuts, and trap music, the state of Georgia is a bit of a paradox—case in point, it’s the birthplace of both the civil rights movement and the televised antics of Stevie J. and Karlie Redd....
09:32, 05/30/2019

Judge considering Missouri abortion clinic license case A hearing is scheduled in a St. Louis court Thursday on an effort by the only abortion clinic in Missouri to retain its license after the state raised concerns about care there....
15:48, 05/30/2019

Democratic lawmaker films himself berating abortion protester PHILADELPHIA — A Democratic Pennsylvania state lawmaker is drawing criticism for recording himself berating a woman demonstrator at length outside an abortion clinic in Philadelphia, calling her an “old white lady” and her protest “grotesque.” State ...
23:32, 05/06/2019

#BoycottGeorgia for its abortion bill? Two major film productions just said they would. Amazon show "The Power" and the Kristen Wiig film "Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar" announced that they plan to avoid filming in Georgia because of the state's antiabortion bill....
12:16, 05/22/2019

Louisiana’s Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards signs abortion ban into law BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy Thursday, a move that puts him squarely in line with the leaders of other conservative Southern states while provoking anger from mem...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Anti-Abortion Democrat Has Big Fancy Fundraiser Cancelled A fundraiser for the anti-abortion Democrat Rep. Daniel Lipinski has been cancelled by Rep. Cheri Bustos, who heads the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), according to the New York Times. It’s likely that the fundraiser was cancelled...
16:16, 05/22/2019

Some prosecutors are refusing to enforce new state abortion laws ATLANTA — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle: prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly two dozen district attorneys across seven states, a...
09:16, 05/30/2019

New documentary on fight to legalise abortion in Argentina arrives to Cannes 'Que Sea Ley,' directed by Juan Solanas – son of senator and filmmaker Fernando 'Pino' Solanas – will premiere this Saturday at the famous French film festival....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Kamala Harris proposes having DOJ approve new abortion laws in certain states Presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris released a plan Tuesday that would mandate states where past anti-abortion laws have been overturned by the courts to have any new ones approved by the Department of Justice...
15:32, 05/28/2019

A GOP lawmaker used the phrase ‘consensual rape’ during abortion debate. He says he misspoke. Missouri state Rep. Barry Hovis, a former police lieutenant, said most of the sexual assault cases he handled in his law enforcement career were "date rapes or consensual rapes."...
12:32, 05/17/2019

Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after the states passed near-total bans on abortion....
12:32, 05/17/2019

Netflix might ‘rethink’ Georgia investment over anti-abortion bill Netflix has become the first major Hollywood studio to speak out on Georgia’s controversial anti-abortion bill, saying that if the law goes into effect the streaming giant will “rethink our entire investment” in the production-hub state. Ted Sarandos...
15:00, 05/28/2019

Michigan hotel is offers a free stay anyone traveling for an abortion In recent months, states across the country have been passing laws designed to make it harder -- and in some cases, nearly impossible -- to get an abortion....
07:48, 06/09/2019

Missouri Dangerously Close to Becoming First State Without Access to Abortion Clinics Last week, Gov. Mike Parson—in his efforts to position Missouri as “one of the strongest pro-life states in the country”—signed legislation that makes any doctor who performs an abortion within the state subject to up to 15 years imprisonment....
15:48, 05/28/2019

Missouri’s only abortion clinic could close Friday unless judge intervenes Missouri could become the only U.S. state without a legal abortion provider on Friday as its only abortion clinic could lose its license to perform the procedure unless a St. Louis judge intervenes. The legal battle in St. Louis comes a week after Mi...
05:32, 05/31/2019

Judge Napolitano: Alabama's restrictive abortion law will go to Supreme Court Fox News' senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano referred to Alabama's recent ruling on abortion "the most extreme pro-life legislation in the country," and argued that it was written with the intention of going to the Supreme Court....
07:00, 05/16/2019

| Abortion | US Immigration: WATCH the top World news videos for today Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law | Trump to propose making immigration more merit-based; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
23:16, 05/15/2019

Joe Biden Dropped His Support for the Hyde Amendment. Here’s How It Became a Flashpoint on Abortion For years, the Hyde Amendment represented a rare point of bipartisan consensus on abortion in Congress, with lawmakers from both parties agreeing that taxpayer money should not be used to fund abortions, with some exceptions. But with abortion rights...
13:48, 06/07/2019

Missouri House passes extreme eight-week abortion ban – live State’s Republican-led House joins states such as Alabama by passing sweeping bill, which does not include exceptions for rape or incestSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.00pm BST House minority leader @crystal_quade addresses th...
11:16, 05/17/2019

US briefing: Pompeo and Putin, China tariffs and Alabama abortion law Tuesday’s top story: secretary of state visits Moscow amid US tensions with Iran. Plus, why copying the populist right won’t help save the leftSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential ...
06:32, 05/14/2019

Romance novelists pledge to confront abortion 'taboo' after Alabama ban State senate’s near-total abortion ban prompts demand for genre to treat issue as ‘a normal part of life, not a moral lesson’Dip into the fast-moving world of romantic fiction and it quickly becomes clear that very few of the fictional couples enjoyi...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Major Hollywood studios may reconsider Georgia business over abortion law The producer of the hit television series "The Walking Dead" and other major Hollywood film and TV studios said on Thursday they would reconsider locating productions in Georgia if a new state law restricting abortions takes effect....
18:32, 05/30/2019

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Senate voted 34-20 for the bill to remove restrictions on certain late-term abortions and criminal pen...
15:32, 06/01/2019

Moulton takes swipe at Biden over abortion reversal: 'Now do the Iraq War' 2020 longshot Seth Moulton on Friday took a swipe at former Vice President Joe Biden after he reversed his decades-long stance on federal funding for abortions -- by challenging him to also admit he was "wrong" in supporting the Iraq War....
11:32, 06/07/2019

Missouri the latest state to pass tough anti-abortion law Missouri became the latest state to pass a restrictive anti-abortion law Friday as the GOP-led Legislature approved a ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, and Republican Gov. Mike Parson was expected to sign it. The proposed ban allows excep...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Tiffany Haddish Cancels Atlanta Show Over Georgia Abortion Law Comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish canceled a scheduled stand-up show in Atlanta in opposition to Georgia’s new “fetal heartbeat bill” that virtually outlaws all abortion in the state....
09:00, 06/16/2019

Hotel manager's Facebook offer: Need an abortion? Come to Michigan. After several states passed new abortion laws, Shelley O’Brien offered any woman struggling with access a free place to stay and a ride to the clinic.        ...
21:00, 06/07/2019

'Consensual rape' and 're-implantation': the times lawmakers 'misspoke' on abortion Politicians saying ludicrous things while arguing for extreme abortion restrictions seems to be commonOn Friday Missouri became the latest state to enact extreme abortion restrictions, passing a bill that bans abortion after eight weeks. The ban prov...
17:48, 05/18/2019

'We're in the fight of our lives': Alabama abortion law spurs lawsuits and protests Women’s health advocates and Democratic leaders vow to fight the measure and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwideThe fight to prevent Alabama from implementing a near-total ban on abortion is set to rage for months afte...
03:00, 05/16/2019

US actress Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike over Georgia abortion law The US actress has called for women to not have sex until the state of Georgia rescinds its new abortion law. Some film and television companies working in Georgia said they would no longer work in the state....
07:48, 05/12/2019

'​You just said to my daughter, you don't matter ' – senator reacts to Alabama abortion ban – video The Democratic minority leader, Bobby Singleton, delivered an emotional speech after a rape and incest exception from the abortion ban bill failed to pass in a roll-call vote. Alabama’s Republican-controlled state senate has passed a bill to outlaw a...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Abortion: judge strikes down Kentucky restriction but governor to appeal Federal judge says 2018 law would create ‘substantial obstacle’ to abortion rightsAfter a federal judge struck down a Kentucky abortion law that would halt a common second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies, the state’s anti-abortion Republican g...
21:32, 05/11/2019

Texas pastor who backed bill criminalizing abortion arrested HOUSTON (AP) — A former Southern Baptist pastor who supported legislation in Texas this year that would have criminalized abortions has been arrested on charges of child sex abuse. Court records show that Stephen Bratton posted a $50,000 bond Saturda...
11:48, 06/16/2019

Trump administration lets religious doctors opt out of abortion referrals The Trump administration on Thursday added protections for medical workers so they won't be forced to provide or refer to abortion, sterilization, or medically assisted suicide if doing so violates their faith....
13:32, 05/02/2019

Trump spokeswoman suggests he’s opposed to parts of Alabama’s abortion ban President Trump’s 2020 campaign spokeswoman joined other Republicans in her disapproval of Alabama’s ban on almost all abortions, and suggested the president shared her view. During an appearance on M......
13:48, 05/18/2019

Abortion Rights Demonstration on Red Carpet of Cannes Film Festival (CANNES, France) — Ahead of Saturday’s premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women demonstrated for abortion rights on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival in France. Women, including the filmmakers and activis...
12:16, 05/18/2019

Hunt attacked for repeating 'incredibly alarming' abortion views Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has been accused of "attacking women's rights" after reiterating his view that the legal limit for abortion should be reduced from 24 weeks to 12 weeks....
12:16, 06/09/2019

Democrats on the defensive as abortion foes ask if party tolerates their views “It’s not the same party anymore,” said former congressman Bart Stupak (D-Mich.), who battled for some abortion restrictions in the 2010 Affordable Care Act....
05:32, 06/08/2019

Democrats advance bill to expand Illinois abortion rights SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Democrats in Illinois have advanced a measure to replace the state’s abortion law with less restrictive language that gives people “a fundamental right” to make decisions about their reproductive healt...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Supreme Court Sidesteps Abortion Question in Ruling on Indiana Law The justices upheld a law on the disposal of fetal remains, but declined to hear a case on whether states can prohibit abortions sought solely based on a fetal characteristic like sex or disability....
07:32, 05/28/2019

Surge in pressure on NI abortion laws in wake of Alabama ruling Britons outraged over Alabama's near-total ban on abortion are channelling their anger into attempting to change Northern Ireland's own restrictive rules - where women can face life in jail for aborting a pregnancy....
23:16, 05/17/2019

The Latest: ACLU petition aims to stop Missouri abortion law ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the possible closure of Missouri’s only abortion clinic (all times local): 12:25 p.m. The ACLU of Missouri is seeking a statewide vote on a new law that will ban most abortions starting at eight weeks of pregnancy...
10:32, 05/28/2019

Missouri's last abortion clinic warns it may close after state action Missouri's only abortion clinic expects to be shut down this week after the state health department refused to renew its license, which would make it the only U.S. state without a legal abortion clinic, Planned Parenthood said on Tuesday....
10:00, 05/28/2019

Abortion rights protest held on Cannes Film red carpet CANNES, France (AP) — Ahead of the premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women have demonstrated for abortion rights on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival. Women, including the filmmakers, wore green and carried a large ...
09:48, 05/18/2019

Company executives denounce abortion restrictions in New York Times ad Scores of technology, media and fashion executives took out a full-page advertisement in the New York Times on Monday to denounce restricting access to abortion and other reproductive healthcare....
07:16, 06/10/2019

Roe v. Wade at risk: key facts on legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights A bill passed by Alabama legislators that would outlaw nearly all abortions in the state is the strictest such measure in the United States. If signed into law, it will face legal challenges and put the focus on the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme...
14:32, 05/15/2019

Louisiana braces for latest turn of the screw on abortion rights The state legislature is to vote on a bill banning terminations after six weeks but so-called Trap laws have already severely restricted accessKathaleen Pittman still remembers the first time she had to turn away a patient because of new intrusive an...
18:48, 05/29/2019

Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Won’t Close at Midnight, Judge Rules A judge in Missouri ruled on Friday that the state’s only abortion clinic can continue providing the procedure, blocking Missouri from becoming the first state without an abortion clinic in nearly 50 years. Planned Parenthood said in a statemen...
15:00, 05/31/2019

Louisiana governor, a Democrat, poised to sign 'heartbeat' abortion ban into law Louisiana's state legislature on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a so-called "heartbeat" pro-life bill, becoming the latest in a slew of states to enact strict new restrictions on abortion that many conservatives have hoped will end with the Supreme ...
18:32, 05/29/2019

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's comptroller wants pension fund divestment, other measures against Alabama, which enacted the nation's most restrictive abortion law....
14:00, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Missouri agency raises abortion clinic concerns JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on efforts of a St. Louis abortion clinic to retain its license (all times local): 5 p.m. Missouri’s health department is citing failed abortions, compromised patient safety and legal violations as it press...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Disney chief: abortion law would make it difficult to keep filming in Georgia Bob Iger says many Disney employees would not want to work there if law that bans abortion as early as six weeks takes effectThe chief executive of the Walt Disney Company said Georgia’s new strict abortion law would make it “very difficult” for the ...
12:48, 05/30/2019

2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Measure and Vow to Fight It The measure, approved by the Alabama Senate, would outlaw almost all abortions in the state. “This is a war on women,” Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said....
09:48, 05/15/2019

Alabama gears up for abortion fight activists thought was history As Alabama passes the country's most restrictive abortion law, activists who believe in a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy are bracing for a battle. The Supreme Court could end up deciding the matter....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Corporations are getting dragged into a debate they’ve long sought to avoid: Abortion A confluence of forces could make it more challenging for companies to remain quiet on the sidelines on what is perhaps America's most polarizing social issue....
06:48, 05/31/2019

Planned Parenthood readies challenge to near-total abortion ban in Alabama Planned Parenthood president says near-total ban "will cost women's lives;" Ivey mum on whether she will sign it        ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Disney CEO: ‘I rather doubt we will’ film in Georgia if new abortion law takes effect Bob Iger on Georgia's new abortion law: "I think many people who work for us will not want to work there, and we will have to heed their wishes in that regard."...
20:00, 05/29/2019

Showdown over Missouri abortion clinic postponed as governor weighs in Gov. Mike Parson said court intervention in the fight over whether to renew the license of Missouri's lone abortion provider would be "reckless."        ...
05:00, 05/30/2019

Disney CEO Bob Iger Says Georgia’s Abortion Ban Will Make It ‘Very Difficult’ to Work There Walt Disney’s CEO Bob Iger said the company would find it difficult to continue filming in Georgia if the state’s controversial abortion ban takes effect, Reuters reports. “I rather doubt we will,” Iger said when asked if Disn...
04:16, 05/30/2019

Prosecutors push back on enforcing new state abortion laws ATLANTA (AP) — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle from prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly two dozen district attorneys across seven ...
03:48, 05/30/2019

U.S. judge blocks new Trump abortion rule for health clinics A federal judge in Washington state on Thursday blocked a Trump administration rule that would prohibit taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring patients to abortion providers....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Expert: Hard to peg abortion bans’ impact on 2020 An expert says it’s “difficult to predict” what impact the issue of abortion will play during next year’s election in battleground states such as Michigan. (May 30)        ...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Factbox: Alabama abortion ban triggers Twitter reaction storm Celebrities, activists and politicians swarmed social media to air their opinions on a new law, signed on Wednesday, that almost totally bans abortion in Alabama....
13:16, 05/16/2019

Disney says it'll probably bail on Georgia, too, if the state's anti-abortion law goes into effect Disney, as a rule, does its best to stay far away from political statements, for a pretty obvious reason: People mad at you about your stances on public policy won’t give you money for a brand new Mickey hat (or Avengers movie, as it were). The situa...
22:16, 05/29/2019

Abortion foes eye Supreme Court showdown in wake of Alabama ban Pro-life lawmakers in Alabama lit a national firestorm this week by approving a near-total ban on abortion and imposing harsh penalties on doctors who perform the procedure. But supporters of the legislation do not expect it to take effect without a ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Guam Catholic group protests recruitment of abortion doctors HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A Catholic group is protesting the governor of Guam’s plan to recruit abortion providers to the U.S. territory where no doctors are currently willing to terminate pregnancies. The Pacific Daily News reported Friday that Dem...
16:00, 06/15/2019

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exceptions should be made for rape and incest and questioning whether it will hold up in court....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Rush Limbaugh unloads on Disney, says it's hypocritical about Georgia abortion law The Disney company and CEO Bob Iger are being hypocritical when it comes to possibly boycotting Georgia over their controversial abortion law, this according to conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh....
17:16, 05/31/2019

Politicians Draw Clear Lines on Abortion. Their Parties Are Not So Unified. It’s one of the most polarizing issues in America, and a political litmus test. But surveys find many voters struggle with its ethical and moral perplexities....
08:16, 06/08/2019

Georgia House race becomes new battleground in fight over abortion rights Renee Unterman, the Republican state senator who sponsored Georgia's controversial "heartbeat" bill, announced a run for Congress on Thursday, opening a potential new battleground in the national fight over abortion rights....
19:00, 06/08/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Designed to Challenge Roe v. Wade at the Supreme Court. Here’s What Happens Next Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill on Wednesday that would effectively ban abortion in the state, with no exceptions for rape or incest, prompting an outcry from abortion rights activists across the country and setting up a challenge to Roe v. W...
20:16, 05/15/2019

Missouri becomes the latest US state to move to restrict abortion laws Missouri's Republican-led Senate has passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, just days after Alabama signed in the strictest abortion laws in the US....
02:32, 05/17/2019

Missouri poised to pass restrictive abortion law, days after Alabama Missouri House lawmakers are expected to pass a bill on Friday to ban most abortions eight weeks after conception, days after Alabama introduced the nation's most restrictive abortion law....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Latest Gucci show wades into debate on US abortion bans Alessandro Michele says his focus was on women’s right to respect and freedom of choiceIf fashion is becoming an increasingly politicised space, Gucci’s creative director, Alessandro Michele, didn’t waste an opportunity to make his position clear at ...
05:16, 05/29/2019

Factbox: Roe v. Wade at risk: Legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights In recent months, some conservative-leaning U.S. states have taken action to curb abortion rights, the most recent being Missouri, where the state's only abortion clinic could close by the end of the week....
14:16, 05/29/2019

Disney CEO says it will be 'difficult' to film in Georgia if abortion law takes effect Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger told Reuters on Wednesday it would be "very difficult" for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect because many people will not want to work in the U.S. state....
13:48, 05/30/2019