The Trump administration's family planning rule is part of a series of efforts to remake government policy on reproductive health.
By David Crary, Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, Army Sec. Mark Esper criticized Turkey’s purchase of Russian-made air defenses during his Senate confirmation hearing for defense secretary. Esper called the NATO ally’s decision “very disappointing.” Also, federally funded family planning clinics can no…
For more than 20 years, thousands of Peruvian women have been seeking justice, alleging they were sterilized without consent in the 1990s under an aggressive population control campaign carried out by the government of former President Alberto Fujimori. But in…
By Kira Kay
The list of grantees comes amid a major battle over the future of Title X, with women's rights groups and medical societies pushing back on a Trump administration proposal to bar taxpayer-funded clinics from referring women for abortions.
By Associated Press
A planned rule from the Trump administration would repeal the requirement for federally funded clinics to counsel women on all of their family planning options, including abortion. Yamiche Alcindor puts the proposal in context and what it would mean for…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
The so-called global gag rule, which cuts off some U.S. government aid to health agencies that offer or mention abortion services, has been reinstated by every Republican president going back to Reagan. But the Trump administration has gone much further,…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
In Congress' latest clash mixing the politics of abortion, women's health and states' rights, Pence cast the decisive vote in a 51-50 roll call.
Teen pregnancies rose by 50 percent in the Philippines over the last decade. Now that predominantly Roman Catholic country has begun implementing a law -- contested for years -- that requires public health facilities to offer free contraceptive services. Special…
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- In the aftermath of the Senate's derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.
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