By Matthew Mientka | May 19, 2013 05:16 PM EDT
A federal judge on Friday blocked an Arkansas law prohibiting abortions after 12 weeks, saying the measure most likely violated the Constitution.
By Christie Rizk | May 16, 2013 02:52 PM EDT
John Welden is being charged with tricking his girlfriend into taking a drug that aborted her child.
By Anthony Rivas | May 13, 2013 06:26 PM EDT
Abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell was found guilty today on three counts of first-degree murder and one count of involuntary manslaughter.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 08, 2013 02:27 PM EDT
A new study finds that most US women find it difficult to afford an abortion and are unable or unwilling to use insurance.
By Lizette Borreli | May 03, 2013 02:43 PM EDT
Irish lawmakers seek to clarify uncertainties about abortion after “X case.”
By Susan Scutti | May 01, 2013 04:46 PM EDT
A new bill lays down the rules governing when life-saving abortions can be performed in Ireland, a country where the topic has long been a controversy.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 26, 2013 09:04 PM EDT
North Dakota abortion law is now America's strictest- a new bill signed today bans any abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat.
By James B. Kelleher | Dec 29, 2012 10:33 AM EST
Michigan governor signed into law new rules for abortion providers that supporters say will protect the health of pregnant women but critics say will shutter clinics and restrict access.
By Makini Brice | Dec 19, 2012 04:33 PM EST
The government of Ireland announced that it would draft a series of new laws indicating just when an abortion would be legal in the country.
By Conor Humphries | Nov 19, 2012 01:21 PM EST
At least 5,000 people marched to the offices of Ireland's socially conservative prime minister on Saturday to call for clearer guidelines on abortion following the death of a woman denied a termination.
By Conor Humphries | Nov 15, 2012 11:32 AM EST
Ireland's government pledged to clarify its abortion laws after a woman, who was denied a termination, died from septicemia in an Irish hospital.
By Christine Hsu | Nov 14, 2012 01:52 PM EST
Ireland's abortion laws came under fire following the death of a miscarrying woman who was allegedly denied a termination of her pregnancy after doctors told her it was a Catholic country.
By Corrie MacLaggan | Nov 09, 2012 11:35 AM EST
A Texas judge ruled that the state cannot ban Planned Parenthood from offering health care to low-income women through a state-run program.
By Makini Brice | Oct 29, 2012 01:10 PM EDT
Lawmakers in France passed a bill that would require the government to reimburse women in full for abortions.
By Mary Wisniewski & Corrie MacLaggan | Oct 27, 2012 11:08 AM EDT
Planned Parenthood family planning providers in Texas filed a new lawsuit on Friday over a rule that bars its clinics from a state health program for low-income women because the organization performs abortions.