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.
By Nikki Tucker | Oct 19, 2012 04:44 PM EDT
Contrary to Republican Rep. Joe Walsh belief, pregnancy can cause life threatening complications, even with modern-day technology.
By Nikki Tucker | Oct 10, 2012 05:48 PM EDT
Pregnancy-related infections are one of the leading causes of maternal death worldwide; largely affecting low-and-middle income countries.
By Steve Holland | Oct 10, 2012 09:15 AM EDT
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, in an apparent fresh move toward the political center, said if elected he would not pursue specific legislation targeting abortion.
By Amber Moore | Sep 29, 2012 01:04 PM EDT
The legislature of the city of Buenos Aires in Argentina approved a law that would allow abortion in case of rape or if the woman's life is in danger
By Christine Hsu | Sep 17, 2012 01:38 PM EDT
A British woman who aborted her own baby within a week of its due date will spend eight years behind bars, the same as the average sentence for rape and longer than a manslaughter sentence.
By Steve Olafson | Sep 13, 2012 09:21 AM EDT
Hobby Lobby sued the Obama administration on Wednesday to stop a mandate under the federal healthcare reform law to provide drugs such as the morning-after pill to employees through their health insurance.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 05, 2012 12:49 PM EDT
While previous studies suggested that multiple abortions could result in complications in future pregnancies, new findings suggests that the risk may be just as great even after one termination.
By Genevra Pittman | Aug 31, 2012 09:50 AM EDT
Abortions are just as safe when performed by trained nurse practitioners, midwives and physician assistants as when doctors do them.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 30, 2012 11:56 AM EDT
The more abortions a woman has had before her first child, the higher her risk of life-threatening problems for future pregnancies, new findings suggest.
By Carey Gillam | Aug 27, 2012 08:59 AM EDT
Willke's theory that the emotional trauma and physical stress of rape can fend off pregnancy makes sense to many people. But it seems ridiculous to others.
By Ros Krasny | Aug 23, 2012 11:51 AM EDT
A Republican candidate in NH backed down from a suggestion he would use "deadly force" to stop doctors from performing abortions, saying he "let his imagination get out of control."