A surge of new abortion bans and clinic closures has highlighted the recent rise in America’s maternal mortality rates. Nearly all of the states who have recently passed restrictive bans on abortion rank in the top 10 states for maternal mortality, infant mortality, or both, according to data from the […]
Republican Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed a bill into law that effectively outlaws abortion in her state. The Alabama Senate passed the bill on Tuesday. All of the 25 Alabama lawmakers who voted in favour of the legislation were white, male, and Republican. The measure, which was passed […]
On Tuesday, Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia signed HB 481, a bill banning abortion after five to six weeks of pregnancy. It’s set to take effect January 1, but at least two reproductive-rights organisations are challenging it on the grounds that it violates Roe v. Wade. In addition to banning […]
President Donald Trump has reportedly told aides that he wants to center abortion in his State of the Union address next Tuesday. This comes after a fierce debate over late-term abortions erupted this week in Virginia, where Democrats introduced a bill that would loosen some of the restrictions on third-trimester […]
A bill in Virginia that would have decreased the barriers to accessing late-term abortion died in committee, but not before catching fire on social media where it was accused of enabling infanticide. Public comments made by the main author of the bill, Delegate Kathy Tran, and Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam […]
Black voters deserve much of the credit for Democrat Doug Jones’ stunning victory in Alabama’s US Senate special election last Tuesday. But some Democrats say the party needs to do more to engage black voters during nonelection years. “It’s time for them to get off their arse and start making […]
Pro-choice activists followed Google employees on their way to work on Tuesday to call attention to a little-known problem with search results. Activists say Google has become complicit in helping sham medical facilities known as “crisis pregnancy centres” mislead women seeking abortions. The faith-based organisations list themselves under “abortion” in […]
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VIDEO: During a "Face the Nation" interview on April 3, 2016, Donald Trump was pressed to answer the question, "Is abortion murder?"