Pregnant Woman Blasts Anti-Abortion Protesters Outside a Clinic in London
Under Gov. Rick Perry's regime, Texas has drifted farther to the right and has been cast as the center of the national debate on reproductive rights debate. Therefore, most people were shocked when the state's First Lady, Anita Perry, recently came out in support of a women's right to choose.
Although there has not yet been a formal announcement, Texas Senator Wendy Davis and her advisers have been telling influential Democrats that she will run for Texas governor in 2014.
After shooting up to national fame after leading a 13-hour filibuster against an anti-abortion bill, Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis may now make a run for governor.
A new poll released Monday shows that American attitudes toward abortion are influenced by where a person lives.
A federal judge has placed a temporary block on North Dakota's new abortion law which bans procedures to end pregnancy once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks.
Chilean President Sebastián Piñera added fuel to the abortion debate that has grappled his country following the rape and pregnancy of an 11-year-old girl.
The Texas House passed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the country on Wednesday, paving a way for the bill to become law in the Lone Star State.
The rape of an 11-year-old girl by her mother's partner has sparked national outcry and protests in Chile. The girl's pregnancy has caused a debate on abortion after it was reported that the 14-week pregnancy is putting her life and the life of her unborn child at risk.
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.
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.