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 Corinne Segal
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 David Crary, Associated Press
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 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…
By PBS NewsHour
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a historian’s tweet points to four major events that happened within 72 hours this week in 1973.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, thousands of activists gathered in Washington, D.C., for the annual March for Life to rally against the 1973 Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. Also, protests in Ukraine turned deadly when the…
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.
Senators repeatedly pushed Judge Sonia Sotomayor to define her views on abortion Wednesday, but she resisted. Kwame Holman recaps the third day of confirmation hearings.
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