A federal appeals court is set to review a Texas law that led to the closing of many abortion clinics in the state.
Spain's conservative government on Friday approved tighter restrictions on abortion, allowing the practice only in the case of rape or when there is a serious health risk to the mother or fetus.
A lawmaker says abortion is covered in 90 percent of the insurance plans being offered to members of Congress and their staff under President Barack Obama's health care law.
Many pregnant women in Texas are facing limited options after an appeals court allowed most of the state's new abortion restrictions to take effect. The decision effectively barred more than a third of the ...
(AP)—A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked a new North Dakota law that bans abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected—as early as six weeks into pregnancy, calling the law "clearly invalid and unconstitutional."
Irish lawmakers voted early Friday to back controversial new legislation that will allow abortion in limited cases, after the death last year of an Indian woman due to complications from her pregnancy.
Irish lawmakers will resume discussion on controversial new abortion legislation later Thursday after failing to go to a final vote despite debating into the early hours.
North Dakota moved closer Friday to having the strictest abortion laws in the U.S., with its House of Representatives approving a measure that would outlaw the procedure after 20 weeks of pregnancy based on the disputed premise ...
(AP)—A Republican governor signed legislation Tuesday on the strictest abortion law in the country, banning the procedure if a fetal heartbeat can be detected—which can happen as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.
(AP)—North Dakota lawmakers moved Friday to outlaw abortion in the state by passing a bill defining life as starting at conception.
Mississippi's only abortion clinic has missed a Friday deadline to comply with a new state law that requires each of its physicians to get hospital admitting privileges—a law the governor said he signed with the hopes of ...
(AP)—A state judge has suspended a Georgia law banning abortions for women who are more than 20 weeks pregnant.
(AP)—Hobby Lobby Stores is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block part of the federal health care law that requires it to provide insurance coverage for the morning-after pill and similar emergency contraception pills.
Ireland's government pledged Tuesday to pass a law soon that will allow women to receive abortions if continued pregnancy threatens their lives—including from their own threats to commit suicide if denied one.
Rates of reported neonaticide have more than halved following the implementation of a unique 'anonymous delivery' law in Austria, finds a new study published today (05 December) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics an ...