News tagged with abortion

Poll: Most of Ireland favors wider abortion access

(AP)—Most people in Ireland want lawmakers to give women wider access to abortion, a poll revealed Thursday as senior clerics testified before a parliamentary committee investigating Ireland's ban on the ...

Jan 10, 2013
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High court asked to block morning-after pill rule

(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.

Dec 21, 2012
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Ireland's Cabinet weighs options on abortion laws

(AP)—Ireland published an experts' report Tuesday recommending that the government define when a woman in a life-threatening pregnancy can receive an abortion, a major national issue since the death last month of an Indian ...

Nov 27, 2012
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US abortions see biggest drop in a decade

U.S. abortions fell 5 percent during the Great Recession in the biggest one-year decrease in at least a decade, according to government figures released Wednesday.

Nov 21, 2012
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Doctors, others demand clearer Irish abortion law

(AP)—Pressure mounted Thursday for the Irish government to draft a law spelling out when life-saving abortions can be performed—a demand that came after a pregnant woman who was denied an abortion died.

Nov 15, 2012
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Ireland probes death of ill abortion-seeker (Update)

(AP)—The debate over legalizing abortion in Ireland flared Wednesday after the government confirmed that a woman in the midst of a miscarriage was refused an abortion and died in an Irish hospital after ...

Nov 14, 2012
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Hobby Lobby asks judge to block health care law

(AP)—An arts and craft supply company says part of the new federal health care law should be blocked because it requires coverage for morning-after and week-after birth control pills.

Nov 01, 2012
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