The murder trial of a Philadelphia-based abortion provider, which entered its fifth week on Monday, has received minimal media coverage since the sensational story surfaced in 2011.
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed a bill Tuesday banning all abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy, the most restrictive qualifications in the country. The law makes it a felony for any doctor to perform a nonemergency abortion if a fetal heartbeat can be detected.
On Friday, North Dakota voted to ban all abortions, period. State lawmakers agreed to implement a "personhood" measure which would grant fertilized eggs with the same rights as U.S. citizens.
North Dakota is one step closer to adopting the most restrictive anti-abortion law in the nation.On Friday, the state Senate overwhelmingly approved two strict abortion bills.
On Wednesday Argentina Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was chosen to succeed Pope Benedict XVI and lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics. Though Pope Francis' election symbolized a fresh outlook for Roman Catholic believers, he endorses traditional church teachings that many progressives object.
On Tuesday, the Arkansas Senate voted to override Governor Mike Beebe's veto of legislation that would ban most abortions starting from the 12th week of pregnancy. If the Republican-controlled state House also votes to override the veto, the bill would then become the country's most restrictive anti-abortion law.
A pregnant Texas teen who was suing her parents - claiming they were forcing her to have an abortion - has won the fight to keep her child, according to court documents.
A 16-year-old pregnant Texas girl is suing her parents to stop them from forcing her to have an abortion.
State House Rep. Cathrynn Brown introduced a bill on Wednesday which would legally mandate women to carry sexually aggravated pregnancies in order to prove that she was assaulted. In the bill, women that aborted their pregnancy could be charged with a third-degree felony and face a sentence of three years in prison.
A majority of Americans believe that the landmark Supreme Court decision that legalized abortions in 1973, Roe v. Wade, case should stay in place.
Ireland is poised to amend its notoriously restrictive abortion laws in the wake of protests after the death of a woman denied an abortion during a complicated miscarriage.
An Irish woman who requested an abortion after a medically-complicated miscarriage is dead, after doctors in Ireland refused to give her an abortion, saying it was a “Catholic country.”
Indiana U.S. Senate Candidate Calls Rape Pregnancies "something God intended to happen" in debate
The Indiana Senate candidate caused a stir on Tuesday night when he said that conception during rape "is something that God intended to happen."
Indiana can't bar abortion provider from collecting Medicaid, judge rules