Crossing borders is a part of life in El Paso in far West Texas, where people may walk into Mexico to visit family or commute to New Mexico for work. But getting an abortion doesn't require leaving town.
A U.S. state's law restricting doctors at abortion clinics is unconstitutional because it would unduly hamper women's ability to obtain the medical procedure, a federal judge ruled Monday.
(AP)—A U.S. appeals court panel ruled Tuesday that a Mississippi law that would close the state's only abortion clinic is unconstitutional.
The UN Human Rights Committee asked Chile Thursday to make exceptions to its ban on abortion in cases of rape, incest and the health of the mother.
The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a 35-foot (10 meter) protest-free zone outside abortion clinics in the state of Massachusetts.
(HealthDay)—Prepregancy folate intake, particularly from supplements, is associated with a reduced risk of spontaneous abortion, according to a study published online June 4 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
A federal appeals court has decided to continue blocking the nation's strictest restrictions on the use of abortion drugs.
Laws are being enacted across the U.S. South that would greatly restrict access to abortion, forcing many women to travel hundreds of miles to find a clinic. The laws, requiring abortion doctors to have privileges ...
A federal appeals court questioned the constitutionality of the nation's strictest restrictions on the use of abortion drugs, a month after putting the Arizona rules on hold.
The head of the U.N. population agency said Monday that the world must address why 8.7 million young women aged 15 to 24 resort to unsafe abortions each year.
The most stringent restrictions in the U.S. on the use of abortion drugs were allowed to take effect in Arizona on Tuesday by a federal judge's ruling.
A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld Texas' tough abortion restrictions that have forced the closure of about 20 clinics around the state, saying the new rules don't jeopardize women's health.
On International Women's Day, March 8, there were women's rights demonstrations in Spain, where the government has announced a plan to outlaw nearly all abortions. Bayla Ostrach, a Ph.D. candidate in applied ...
The last abortion clinic in the vast, impoverished Rio Grande Valley closed Thursday, along with the sole remaining clinic in the 100-mile (160-kilometer) stretch between the big city of Houston and the Louisiana border, ...
Tiny Uruguay, one of the few Latin American countries to have legalized abortion, saw 6,676 procedures in its first year allowing the practice, authorities said Monday.