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.
A doctor and an abortionist made millions of dollars doing his job – which he refers to as saving babies.
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.
The ban on late-term abortions is set to pass in Texas and become law soon.
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.
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 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.
In a 29-12 vote, North Carolina state Senate Republicans successfully passed a bill Wednesday morning banning Sharia Law and restricting women's abortion rights.
Texas lawmakers returned for round two in a fierce battle over abortion rights on Monday after a one-woman filibuster and a raucous crowd stopped state Republicans from passing restrictive abortion legislation last week.
Gov. Rick Perry called for a second special session of the Texas Legislature in order to pass widespread abortion restrictions which will cost Texan taxpayers over $800,000.
Republicans in the Texas House on Monday passed one of the nation's most restrictive abortion bills which will ban a women's right to terminate a pregnancy after 20 weeks and close 90 percent of abortion clinics in the state.
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.