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By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
The actions were only the first steps by Biden, who has promised to build out former President Barack Obama’s health care law to achieve a goal of coverage for all.
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.
By Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press
Twenty-five years ago, the world's nations came together to make sure that half of Earth's population gained the rights, power and status of the other half. It hasn't happened.
By Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press
Requiring patients to visit a hospital, clinic or medical office to get an abortion pill is needlessly risking their health during the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of physicians allege in a lawsuit that seeks to suspend the federal rule.
More than 35 U.S. states have laws classifying a fetus as a victim in a homicide or an assault. Those laws can result in criminal charges against pregnant women, as highlighted by a recent Alabama case involving a woman whose…
By Kim Chandler, Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press
Georgia , Kentucky , Mississippi and Ohio have passed laws that prohibit abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected — about six weeks, before many women know they are pregnant.
By Summer Ballentine, Associated Press
If enacted, the ban would be among the most restrictive in the U.S. It includes exceptions for medical emergencies, but not for pregnancies caused by rape or incest.
By Russ Bynum, Associated Press
State governments are on a course to virtually eliminate abortion access in large chunks of the Deep South and Midwest.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says women's basic reproductive freedoms are at risk as President Trump prepares to name a new justice. Judy Woodruff talks with the New York Democrat about the brewing political battle, why she says Senate Leader Mitch McConnell…
By Nicole L. Novak and Natalie Lira, The Conversation
In the first half of the 20th century, approximately 60,000 people were sterilized under U.S. eugenics programs. California led the nation in this effort at social engineering.
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