Until the Irish government repeals the Eighth Amendment and replaces the new unworkable law with policies that facilitate rather than obstruct access to abortion, women will continue to be seen simply as means to an end.
Conservatives have found a new way to take over state and federal government, and it looks like Democrats are uniting in opposition to the nomination of Michael Boggs to the federal bench.
A lawsuit filed by a New York woman against a local hospital alleges that she was forced to undergo a c-section
against her will. The suit is believed to be the first to raise a claim under a New York public health law detailing the rights of patients at hospitals in the state, but experts worry that such cases could become more common.