RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — State officials are appealing a federal judge's decision that struck down North Carolina's ban on abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy except in a medical emergency.
A.. SeattlePI.com - Published
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supports a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, reversing course after sharp criticism from abortion-rights..
Gov. JB Pritzker is ready to put his signature on a windfall of legislation approved by lawmakers over the weekend; including a $40 billion state budget, a $45 billion infrastructure construction plan,..
Missouri's only abortion clinic will stay open at least a few more days after a judge on Friday granted a request by Planned Parenthood for a temporary restraining order, allowing the facility to keep..
Missouri health officials will decide on Friday whether to renew the license of the state's only abortion clinic in the latest battle between abortion-rights advocates and states restricting abortion.. Reuters - Published
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republican lawmakers and abortion opponents on Thursday called on Democratic Gov. Tony Evers to sign four abortion bills he has promised to veto, holding a rally just a.. Seattle Times - Published
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Groups backing two anti-abortion ballot drives in Michigan said Wednesday that they will begin collecting signatures within days after clearing procedural steps at the state.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Hagatna, Guam, Jun 17, 2019 / 11:01 am (CNA).- Catholics in Guam have organized a prayer rally to protest the territorial governor's plan to recruit a doctor willing to perform abortions, after the.. CNA - Published
Nairobi, Kenya, Jun 15, 2019 / 02:01 pm (CNA).- Kenya's High Court ruled Wednesday that rape victims whose pregnancy threatens their life or health have a right to procure abortion.
The June 12.. CNA - Published
St. Louis, Mo., Jun 14, 2019 / 05:12 pm (CNA).- A group of 180 business leaders this week signed an open letter, published June 10 as a full-page advertisement in the New York Times and online, in.. CNA - Published
Baltimore, Md., Jun 14, 2019 / 04:00 am (CNA).- While two Illinois bishops are unified in their strong opposition to the state’s new abortion law, they differ on the question of prohibiting to.. CNA - Published
Washington D.C., Jun 13, 2019 / 04:18 pm (CNA).- Though a majority of Americans oppose taxpayer-funded abortion, leading Democrats in Congress have repeated their opposition to the Hyde Amendment while.. CNA - Published
Chicago, Ill., Jun 13, 2019 / 11:52 am (CNA).- Illinois’ new abortion law is a “death penalty” for the unborn and will add to pro-life momentum across the U.S., critics said after Illinois Gov... CNA - Published
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed sweeping abortion protections into law on Wednesday, establishing women's access to the procedure as a "fundamental right" and putting Illinois at.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Democratic Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law Wednesday establishing a woman's "fundament right" to abortion, keeping a campaign promise to make the state the most progressive in the.. FOXNews.com - Published
California Democratic Congresswoman Norma Torres caused an uproar on Capitol Hill when she accused some of her colleagues of being “sex-starved males” who insist on weighing in on “a woman’s.. Mediaite - Published
BALTIMORE (AP) — Planned Parenthood says it is launching a regional political advocacy group to help protect abortion rights in Maryland, the District of Columbia and northern Virginia. Planned.. Seattle Times - Published
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's Republican governor has signed a bill into law that protects a woman's access to abortion services.
Gov. Phil Scott signed the legislation Monday, saying he has.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Philadelphia, Pa., Jun 10, 2019 / 06:01 pm (CNA).- Joe Biden, the former senator and vice president and now a Democratic presidential hopeful, once represented a more moderate position on abortion for.. CNA - Published
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is making it easier to get an abortion with the governor's signing of a bill Monday to allow medical professionals who are not doctors to perform the procedure.
The.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Independent Vermont Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was on the hot seat this weekend when CNN anchor Dana Bash asked if he is "misleading" voters about his record on a key.. Mediaite - Published
Some 80 percent of likely Iowa Democratic caucus participants say abortion rights is a must-have position if they are to support a candidate, the highest such percentage of any issue asked, according.. Newsmax - Published
Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski has been a notably vocal supporter of the political efforts of her friend, Joe Biden since he announced his candidacy, but a new poll showing dipping numbers had her.. Mediaite - Published
NPR's Michel Martin talks about the different perspectives among Republican women with columnist Mona Charen, NPR's Sarah McCammon, and Susan Bevan, former co-chair of Republican Majority for Choice. NPR - Published
HONOLULU (AP) — Lourdes Leon Guerrero vigorously defended abortion rights as she campaigned to become the first female governor of Guam. She won, but now no doctors are willing to perform the.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supported a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, reversing course after sharp criticism from.. Reuters - Published
ATLANTA (AP) — One of the primary backers of Georgia’s abortion ban is set to announce a run for congress. State Sen. Renee Unterman’s candidacy is likely to bring abortion rights to the.. Seattle Times - Published
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Efforts to repeal Missouri's new eight-week abortion ban with a public vote hit a roadblock Thursday, the latest development in a fight over abortion rights that's playing.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times