U.S. health officials say patients seeking an abortion pill will not be required to visit a doctor’s office or clinic during the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal from Kentucky’s attorney general, who wants to be allowed to defend a restriction on abortion rights that lower courts had struck down.
By Associated Press
The Republican governor had expressed reservations about the bill, which does not provide exceptions for those impregnated in an act of rape or incest.
By Andrew DeMillo, Associated Press
South Carolina is the latest state to place tough new restrictions on abortions. It is part of a renewed focus on abortion access with a new conservative majority on the Supreme Court. Gavin Jackson, a public affairs reporter for South…
In our news wrap Wednesday, the White House COVID task force reported an average of 1.7 million Americans are being vaccinated daily as President Biden called on labor leaders to endorse his $1.9 trillion relief package. Also, the U.N. secretary…
An Arizona bill proposed on the 48th anniversary of the landmark ruling is among the most direct challenges to the Roe v. Wade decision in nearly half a century: It calls for the decision to be ignored altogether and aims…
By Vanessa Gera, Associated Press
A near-total ban on abortion has taken effect in Poland and triggered a new round of nationwide protests three months after a top court ruled that the abortion of congenitally damaged fetuses is unconstitutional.
By Nick Schifrin, Layla Quran
Argentina on Wednesday voted to legalize abortion, making it the first major Latin American country to take the step. María Victoria Murillo, director of the Institute for Latin American Studies at Columbia University, joins Nick Schifrin to discuss what the…
By Associated Press
The vote means that abortion will be legalized up to the 14th week of pregnancy, and also will be legal after that time in cases of rape or danger to the mother’s life.
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