Abortion

10 bullsh*t period myths women were told throughout history

This is what happens when only men research periods.<p>Here's an unsurprising and completely not-fun fact: For most of history, the people who …

Lifestyle (Australia)

Pence’s anti-abortion law could upend Roe v. Wade

The Indiana law could let a newly configured Supreme Court reassess abortion rights.<p>An anti-abortion law Vice President Mike Pence signed as governor of Indiana could become the case that lets the Supreme Court reshape abortion rights as soon as next year.<p>The Indiana law — which prohibited abortion …

U.S. Politics

Activists slam punishment of raped girl who had abortion

The 15-year-old Indonesian girl was given a six-month prison sentence because she had an abortion after being repeatedly raped by her brother.

Palm Oil

Pro-Life Protesters Didn’t Harass Patients, Judge Rules In Sidewalk Counselor Victory

4:25 PM 07/23/2018<p>A New York federal judge ruled that a group of pro-life advocates didn’t harass women as they arrived at a clinic to abort, …

Conservative View

Federal Judge Rules That Anti-Abortion Protesters Are Not Harassing Patients Outside New York Clinic

A federal judge has ruled in favor of 13 protesters who for the past several years have congregated outside a New York abortion provider, bombarding …

Pro-life Movement

A move to undermine women’s reproductive health

The Department of Health and Human Services has proposed a binding rule that would stop health providers in clinics that receive federal public …

Health Care

Nearly 200 British Politicians Demand Northern Ireland Legalize Abortion

3:17 PM 07/23/2018<p>More than 170 politicians from Britain, Ireland and Northern Ireland demanded that Northern Ireland legalize abortion, and wrote an …

Northern Ireland

Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh’s Responses Reveal Views

Questionnaire Part of Confirmation process<p>Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh described his volunteer work, his most important decisions and how …

Politics

Could overturning Roe v. Wade lead to a nationwide abortion ban? It’s possible

<b>(Getty/Saul Loeb)</b><p>Overturning Roe wouldn’t just return abortion to the states. It might empower Congress to pass a national ban<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>July 23, 2018 10:00am (UTC)<p>If Donald Trump's nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, is confirmed to the Supreme Court, then one thing is nearly certain: Roe v. Wade, the …

Feminism

'Handmaid's Tale' demonstrators to protest Pence in Philly

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Demonstrators dressed as characters from the novel-turned-TV series "The Handmaid's Tale" are planning to descend on downtown Philadelphia to protest Vice President Mike Pence's visit.<p>Pence is scheduled to speak at a hotel in the latest event promoting the administration's …

Donald Trump

Capuano, Pressley grapple with the same question: What makes you different?

Both candidates are realizing that one of the biggest challenges they face is also one of the most elemental: How do they distinguish themselves from …

Pro-choice Movement

Brett Kavanaugh poised to take first step in overturning Roe vs. Wade

He hasn’t faced a single Senate Judiciary Committee question yet about his nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court, but conservatives are already …

U.S. Politics

EMILY’s List Celebrates Surge in Women Candidates for State Offices

1,200 pro-abortion rights women running for state legislatures, Democratic-aligned group says<p>State legislatures across the country could be …

Politics

Pro-life group kicked out of Lambeth Country Show for ‘inappropriate’ stand

An anti-abortion group was evicted from a family festival after setting up a stand displaying models of foetuses.<p>Council officials ordered …

UK News

Cutting-edge careers support

Schools can help students acquire key skills, encourage them to believe in themselves and present themselves with confidence, and teach them how to …

Career Development

Party bosses keep women down: Joe Crowley's loss to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was a gender-politics comeuppance

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s earth-shattering win over Rep. Joe Crowley made a fool of every reporter and pundit who scoffed in her direction. It …

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Popaganda: How Do We Talk About Abortion?

Okay, pop quiz: What is a legal medical procedure that’s performed roughly 1.6 million times a year in the United States but still seems to rather …

Feminism

AP News : Tennessee abortion change vote case appealed to high court

Tennessee abortion change vote case appealed to high court<p>Published: Today<p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Opponents of a state constitutional amendment that passed in 2014 to allow tougher abortion restrictions are appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court after a circuit appellate court denied a recount.<p>The …

Judiciary

Facts about abortion history

1. In 1800, there were no formal laws against abortion in the United States, although common law suggested that the fetus had rights after a process …

Economics

Brazil far-right politician enters presidential race

<b>A controversial far-right politician, Jair Bolsonaro, has formally declared that he is running in Brazil's presidential election in October.</b><p>The former army officer is currently in second place in the polls behind ex-President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.<p>But Lula is in jail for corruption and is …

Brazil

Arizona law would give frozen embryos to spouse who wants baby after divorce

(CBS) - Ruby Torres always thought about having kids. So when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014 she decided to undergo in vitro …

Buffalo

Women are people, too: Letter to the editor

Science does not change the fact that people like Oregon Right to Life Executive Director Lois Anderson are using hypothetical "people" to control …

Abortion

Outrage as Indonesian girl, 15, who had an abortion after being raped by her older brother is jailed for six months

A TEENAGE girl raped eight times by her older brother has been jailed because she had an abortion.<p>The 15-year-old was sentenced to six months in …

Crime

2 councillors want to stop the use of graphic imagery by anti-abortion groups

Jessica Anderson was walking home after a stroll with her two-year-old son when she ran into a shocking sight at Main Street and Danforth Road.<p>On all …

Toronto

Democrats are entirely too focused on abortion

Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s retirement from the Supreme Court offers President Trump and the conservative legal movement an opportunity to shift the Supreme Court rightward and affect American politics and law for decades to come. What’s most at risk — if you listen to Democratic leaders and …

Pro-choice Movement

With Supreme Court shake-up nationally, Michigan governor candidates talk abortion

LANSING, MI - As the election inches closer, Michigan candidates for governor are increasingly talking about abortion, an issue that's been thrust to …

Roe v. Wade

Is the March for Life still relevant?

Washington D.C., Jan 21, 2016 / 03:02 pm (CNA).- It was an event that wasn't supposed to have anniversaries.<p>When the March for Life started 43 years …

Pro-life Movement

Meet the young, pro-life martyrs willing to go to jail for the unborn

I am trying to get feeling back into my hands. Winter Storm Jonas is close to bearing down on the East Coast, and the sensible thing to do would be …

Planned Parenthood

In Argentina, A Pro-Choice Advocate Protests With A Doom Mod

Image: Courtesy Florencia Rumpel<p>With <i>Doom Fetito</i>, one game developer is taking Argentinian women’s fight for abortion rights into a new arena: the …

Pro-choice

170 Irish and UK politicians sign letter calling for change to the North's abortion laws

Source: SIPA USA/PA Images<p>OVER 150 POLITICIANS from the UK and Ireland have signed a letter calling on the UK and Irish governments to liberalise …

Northern Ireland