Abortion opponents expressed optimism Monday that Donald Trump's early months in office would advance their cause as hundreds converged on the Kansas Statehouse to mark the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide.
By John Hanna, Associated Press
Doctors who perform abortions in Oklahoma won't be guilty of a felony after the state Senate didn't try to override Republican Gov. Mary Fallin's veto of a bill to make it a felony crime.
By Associated Press
A measure that Oklahoma state legislators approved Thursday would make abortion a felony for physicians, with potential penalties that include a three-year jail sentence and removal of their medical license.
By Corinne Segal
With a deeper-than-ever split between Republicans and Democrats over abortion, activists on both sides of the debate foresee a 2016 presidential campaign in which the nominees tackle the volatile topic more aggressively than in past elections.
By David Crary, Associated Press
By Sarah Jane Tribble, WCPN
Since the Roe v. Wade decision, Ohio has been a trendsetter in passing restrictions on abortion. That’s why it is especially unusual that in a small Ohio town just south of Cleveland, a new clinic that performs abortions opened its…
The Debate on Abortion, Four Decades After Roe vs. Wade…
By Victoria Fleischer
// Today marks the 40th anniversary of the landmark decision Roe v. Wade. On Jan. 22, 1973, the Supreme Court ruled 7-2 that the due process clause of the 14th Amendment extends to a woman's decision to have an abortion.
The NewsHour with MacNeil/Lehrer, dedicated the entire show to the court’s decision.
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