NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday rejected the state of Louisiana's request that it toss out a lawsuit challenging a broad array of Louisiana abortion regulations.
But the.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Belfast, Northern Ireland, Oct 18, 2019 / 12:23 am (CNA).- Pro-life groups in Northern Ireland are hopeful that there is sufficient support in the legislature to block an expansion of legal abortion.. CNA - Published
According to Reuters, Planned Parenthood is ready to open a big medical center in Western Illinois this month, which will provide healthcare services to women. The health services include abortions. On..
Rabat, Morocco, Oct 17, 2019 / 10:39 am (CNA).- Morocco's king pardoned Wednesday a journalist, her fiance, and the medical team who last month were found guilty of procuring and performing an.. CNA - Published
Washington D.C., Oct 15, 2019 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- The 2020 March for Life will honor the centennial of women’s suffrage in the United States, promoting a pro-life message of “empowerment” of women.. CNA - Published
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Chris Gagin says he hasn’t changed much politically, even as so much around him has. The attorney from rural Belmont County, Ohio, became a Republican in 2013 after Democrats.. Seattle Times - Published
Planned Parenthood says it will spend at least $45 million in battleground states during the 2020 campaign season and the group is endorsing dozens of candidates who support abortion rights. CBS News.. CBS News - Published
Planned Parenthood, the behemoth nonprofit organization that provides reproductive health care and is the nation’s largest abortion provider, says it’s making a major investment in the 2020.. FOXNews.com - Published
Armagh, Northern Ireland, Oct 9, 2019 / 02:51 am (CNA).- Health professionals in Northern Ireland are writing to the region’s secretary to protest a liberalization of the region’s abortion laws,.. CNA - Published
Puebla, Mexico, Oct 8, 2019 / 04:28 pm (CNA).- Last week legislators in the Mexican state of Puebla rejected any attempt to legalize abortion and same-sex marriage.
Members of the Joint Committees.. CNA - Published
WASHINGTON (AP) — Abortion rights as well as protections for young immigrants and LGBT people top an election-year agenda for the Supreme Court. Its conservative majority will have ample opportunity.. Seattle Times - Published
Belfast, Northern Ireland, Oct 3, 2019 / 04:41 pm (CNA).- The High Court in Belfast ruled Thursday that the region's existing abortion law is in violation of the United Kingdom’s human rights.. CNA - Published
CBS News spoke to Karen Cross, the political director of National Right to Life, the oldest anti-abortion rights group in the country. Cross said she doesn't believe the Constitution includes the right.. CBS News - Published
Rabat, Morocco, Oct 1, 2019 / 05:22 pm (CNA).- A Moroccan journalist, her fiance, and a doctor were sentenced to prison Monday for procuring and performing an abortion. The country's penal code bars.. CNA - Published
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas conservatives are trying to overturn a state Supreme Court decision that protects abortion rights and threatens years' worth of Republican-enacted restrictions,.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Belfast, Northern Ireland, Oct 1, 2019 / 03:04 pm (CNA).- Religious leaders are calling on Northern Ireland Secretary Julian Smith to reconvene the region’s legislative assembly, in order to avoid.. CNA - Published
Springfield, Ill., Sep 30, 2019 / 01:15 pm (CNA).- An Illinois state representative has introduced legislation to prevent government employees travelling to states which have enacted pro-life.. CNA - Published
Mexico City, Mexico, Sep 28, 2019 / 07:40 pm (CNA).- Amid a demonstration Saturday urging the legalisation of abortion, activists tried to set fire to the Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral.
In.. CNA - Published
Washington D.C., Sep 25, 2019 / 03:15 pm (CNA).- A federal judicial nominee during his confirmation process was questioned by a U.S. senator over an op-ed on abortion that he wrote as a college.. CNA - Published
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge will hear opening statements Monday in a lawsuit challenging Tennessee's 48-hour waiting period before abortions.
Five of the state's seven abortion clinics.. SeattlePI.com - Published
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Investigators found thousands of abandoned medical records at three shuttered Indiana abortion clinics that were operated by a late doctor who took home more than 2,200 sets of.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Fort Wayne, Ind., Sep 19, 2019 / 03:45 pm (CNA).- The Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend offered Thursday the use of a Catholic cemetery to bury the more than 2,000 remains of aborted children that were.. CNA - Published
NEW YORK (AP) — The number and rate of abortions across the United States have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973, according to new figures released.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma judge is refusing to halt a ban on a common second-trimester abortion procedure following a ruling that abortion rights proponents have decried as a "rogue" decision.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Washington D.C., Sep 16, 2019 / 03:59 pm (CNA).- Dr. Leana Wen, the former president of Planned Parenthood whom the board fired in July amid a dispute over the group’s mission, is reportedly still.. CNA - Published
WASHINGTON (AP) — The absence of issues such as women's reproductive rights and the gender pay gap from the Democratic presidential debate is prompting criticism Friday from several candidates and.. SeattlePI.com - Published
This year, states across the Midwest and South have been busy passing laws to restrict access to abortions, but in Illinois lawmakers did just the opposite. CBS News reporter Kate Smith attended one.. CBS News - Published
Independent Vermont Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is drawing attention for talking about abortion rights during a CNN town hall on climate change. Here’s the context... Mediaite - Published
Washington D.C., Sep 2, 2019 / 03:49 pm (CNA).- At a time when labor unions are weak, Catholics still have a place in the labor movement, said a priest who emphasized the Church’s historic efforts to.. CNA - Published