In a motion to dismiss a legal challenge to the state’s ban on most abortions after 12 weeks, attorneys for the state take Roe head on and argue that the law is constitutional because it protects women.
The North Carolina legislature would rather see teens face unplanned pregnancies, untreated STIs, and chemical dependency issues than allow them to receive any form of health care without a parent’s approval.
In the wake of the tragic and preventable death of Savita Halappanavar, Irish politicians promised that this government would “not become the seventh to ‘neglect and ignore’ the issue of the Supreme Court ruling abortion on the X Case.” Six months later, the cabinet has proposed a bill it says will not “change the law” on abortion.
The Center for Reproductive Rights urged a federal court to deny a request by the Obama administration to stay an order that would make emergency contraception widely available.
The Obama administration fights for barriers to emergency contraception for no good reason, while the right pushes for even greater concessions on exemptions to the birth control benefit.
If you don’t want to provide the obstetric or gynecological services your patient needs—which may include an abortion—maybe you should choose another field of specialty.
In Minnesota, low-income women will continue to be able to have insurance coverage for medically necessary abortions thanks to a recent ruling.
More than 45,000 people in the United States and internationally are demanding that Mauricio Funes, President of El Salvador, immediately authorize doctors to perform an abortion to save the life of Beatriz, a 22-year old woman and mother of a toddler.
The Obama administration advances a misguided argument and denies it is playing politics with emergency contraception.
The High-Level Task Force for the International Conference on Population and Development takes aim at violence and maternal mortality.