The Senate's 100 members don't agree on much. They agreed they wanted legislation to help the victims of sex trafficking. Then the bill got caught up in the emotional and uncompromising politics of abortion.
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
Senate Democrats blocked legislation Tuesday to help the victims of human trafficking amid a partisan dispute over abortion that threatens to sink the once-uncontroversial measure.
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By Marina Lopes
Kansas’ state senate on Friday approved a bill banning an abortion method commonly used to terminate pregnancies in the second trimester, a victory for anti-abortion activists in what could become the country’s first ban of the procedure.
By Nancy Benac, Associated Press
The veto threats that President Obama has issued over the last three weeks are a microcosm of American politics, representing the roiling issues of the day, the power struggle playing out between Congress and the White House, and even the…
By Corinne Segal
The bill bars the use of federal money for abortions or for insurance plans that cover abortions.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
Some Republicans take issue with a new abortion bill that offers exceptions for victims of rapes who have reported to authorities.
By Associated Press
The justices on Monday left in place a lower court ruling that blocked rules that regulate where and how women can take drugs that induce abortion. The rules also would prohibit the use of the abortion medications after the seventh…
By Megan Verlee, Colorado Public Radio
Both supporters and opponents of Amendment 67 call the measure on this year’s ballot “personhood.” But they disagree sharply on what it actually does.
By Corinne Segal
The Spanish government has abandoned a bill that would have outlawed nearly all abortion procedures in Spain, one that a wide majority of the country opposed. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced the news at a press conference on Tuesday.
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