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Texas, Ohio suspend abortions, cite coronavirus fight

Mar 25, 2020 - 11:48 AM

Abortion rights activists criticize the moves as an ideological maneuver and said abortions are not procedures that can simply be put on hold

FIGHT. Pro-choice supporters and staff of Planned Parenthood hold a rally outside the Planned Parenthood Reproductive Health Services Center in St. Louis, Missouri, May 31, 2019. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

U.S. Supreme Court hears case that could set future of abortion

Mar 05, 2020 - 6:03 PM

What may be the most significant case on the subject in decades centers on a law in the state of Louisiana that requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital

DECISION. File photo of the facade of the US Supreme Court building in Washington DC. Shutterstock.com

Thousands of women rally for abortion law in Argentina

Feb 20, 2020 - 9:02 AM

'An unwanted pregnancy is synonymous with torture,' says psychologist Antonella D'Alessio

SEA OF GREEN. Thousands of women hold green scarves demanding the the decriminalization of abortion, in Argentina, in Buenos Aires on February 19, 2020. Photo by Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP

Court rules abortion services can continue in Missouri – for now

Jun 01, 2019 - 12:46 PM

The license of the sole clinic that performs abortions in Missouri will remain in effect until a ruling on a petitioner's request for preliminary injunction

Pro-choice supporters and staff of Planned Parenthood hold a rally outside the Planned Parenthood Reproductive Health Services Center in St. Louis, Missouri, May 31, 2019, the last location in the state performing abortions, after a US Court announced the clinic could continue operating. - A US Court on May 31, 2019 blocked Missouri from closing the clinic. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)

Will the US Supreme Court reconsider abortion rights?

May 18, 2019 - 11:45 AM

Forty-six years after its landmark Roe v Wade decision, the high court is at the heart of a heated offensive led by states with conservative majorities who oppose the voluntary termination of pregnancy

PROTEST. Activist Tamara Stevens with the Handmaids Coalition of Georgia leaves the Georgia Capitol after Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) addressed an event to speak out against the recently passed "heartbeat" bill on May 16, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by John Amis / AFP

US top court delays litmus test on abortion

Feb 02, 2019 - 11:30 AM

A clinic and two doctors offering abortions appeal to the Supreme Court to block a law that restricts access to abortion

PRO-CHOICE. The US Supreme Court delays an abortion rights test case in February 2019. File photo shows abortion rights activists outside of the US Supreme Court on June 27, 2016 in Washington, DC.  Photo by Mandel Ngan / AFP

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