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Iowa Votes To Stop Telemedicine Abortions For Women In Rural Areas

By | Sat, 08/31/2013 - 12:06

Some women living in rural areas receive counseling from physicians via electronic communication, but anti-abortion advocates argue it’s unsafe.


About Half Of Americans Think Abortion Is Morally Wrong

By | Wed, 08/28/2013 - 15:00

During a time when abortion providers are being forced to close down more than ever before, a new poll finds that more Americans feel abortion is morally wrong, and very few feel it's acceptable.


Planned Parenthood Settles Case Alleging Million Medicaid Fraud For $4.3 Million

By | Sat, 08/17/2013 - 17:33

Planned Parenhood Gulf Coast will pay $4.3 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit claiming the company fraudulently billed Medicaid for unnecessary women's health services.

Federal Judge Blocks Restrictions On Abortion Doctors Admitting Privilege Requirements

Federal Judge Blocks Mandate On Wisconsin Abortion Doctors, As Trend Of Abortion Restrictions Continues

By | Tue, 08/06/2013 - 13:20

A federal judge blocks a portion of a new Wisconsin abortion law that requires doctors to have admitting privileges.

Americans Still Don't Agree On Abortion Laws: Will They Ever?

Majority Of Americans Support Abortion Ban At 20 Weeks, Some Don't: Will The Nation Ever Reach A Consensus?

By | Thu, 07/25/2013 - 14:11

A new survey reveals that a majority of Americans support the 20-week abortion ban, but the opinions still vary widely among political, religious, and ethnic demographics.

Iowa Board Of Medicine Seeking To Halt Abortion Telemedicine

Iowa Board Of Medicine Rushes To Prohibit "Webcam" Prescriptions Of Abortion Pill

By | Sun, 06/30/2013 - 15:37

By the end of August, the Iowa Board of Medicine will vote on a prohibition on doctors remotely prescribing RU-486, the abortion pill, using telemedicine.

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Wendy Davis Fact: Texas Women Defend Their Abortion Rights With Filibuster

By | Tue, 06/25/2013 - 22:28

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis approaches the last stretch of a 13-hour filibuster to kill legislation that would threaten to shut down an overwhelming majority of the state's remaining abortion clinics.

Texas Abortion Law Being Filibustered Tuesday Until Midnight

Texas Abortion Law: Will Democrats Stop The Bill With A Filibuster?

By | Tue, 06/25/2013 - 11:07

While the Republican majority pushes to pass the 20-week Texas abortion law, Democrats seek to block the bill with a marathon filibuster.

Representative Trent Franks defends abortion ban in front of U.S. capitol

House Passes Symbolic Ban On Late-Term Abortions Past 20 Weeks

By | Tue, 06/18/2013 - 21:36

In an act of defiance against the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortions until 24 weeks, congressional Republicans moved to limit women from receiving abortions past the first 20 weeks of pregnancy.

Democratic House Representative, Nancy Pelosi Calls Abortion, 'Sacred Ground'

Nancy Pelosi Calls Late-Term Abortions 'Sacred Ground,' Triggering Mass Response From Advocates And Opponents Alike

By | Fri, 06/14/2013 - 15:40

Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi argues with a Republican reporter on the rights of women to abort after 20 weeks, calling such abortions 'sacred ground.'

If Bills Pass, Abortion Clinics Could Be Forced To Shut Down

Wisconsin Abortion Clinic Could Close Under New Legislation: Laws Make It More Difficult For Abortion Doctors To Practice

By | Thu, 06/13/2013 - 17:48

If abortion bill that will require abortion clinic doctors to jump through hoops pass in the Senate in time, such as ultrasounds, admitting privileges and private insurance, it will threaten to close Wisconsin Abortion Clinic and possibly others.

Federal Judge Blocks Restrictive Arkansas Abortion Law

Arkansas Abortion Law Blocked By Federal Judge

By | Sun, 05/19/2013 - 17:16

A federal judge on Friday blocked an Arkansas law prohibiting abortions after 12 weeks, saying the measure most likely violated the Constitution.


John Welden, World's Worst Boyfriend, Tricks Woman Into Aborting Her Pregnancy

By | Thu, 05/16/2013 - 14:52

John Welden is being charged with tricking his girlfriend into taking a drug that aborted her child.

Kermit Gosnell, Abortion Doctor, Found Guilty of First Degree Murder

Kermit Gosnell, Abortion Doctor, Found Guilty Of First Degree Murder

By | Mon, 05/13/2013 - 18:26

Abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell was found guilty today on three counts of first-degree murder and one count of involuntary manslaughter.

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Most Women Struggle To Afford Abortion, Rely On Others To Cover Cost

By | Wed, 05/08/2013 - 14:27

A new study finds that most US women find it difficult to afford an abortion and are unable or unwilling to use insurance.