A federal appeals court declared Friday that Mississippi's ban on abortion at 15 weeks is unconstitutional, dealing a blow to those seeking to overturn the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion nationwide.
A recently proposed anti-abortion bill in Ohio would require doctors to attempt to ‘reimplant an ectopic pregnancy into the woman’s uterus’ or face criminal charges for murder, despite the fact that it is a medically ‘impossible’ procedure.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau campaigned for re-election on a promise to support abortion rights, a stance that put his Conservative rival on the defensive, and now advocates are anxious to see the Liberals turn those words into action.
A federal judge on Tuesday blocked Alabama's near-total abortion ban from taking effect next month, saying the law, part wave of new abortion restrictions by conservative states, is clearly unconstitutional.
The announcement last week that the only private abortion clinic in New Brunswick would close its doors has made abortion a tangible issue in the federal election and highlighted regional barriers Canadians face accessing the procedure.
A Moroccan journalist accused of undergoing an illegal abortion after becoming pregnant while being single was sentenced to one year in prison Monday in a case that gained attention among journalists and rights groups.
A month after the showing of a controversial anti-abortion film at a high school theatre in New Brunswick, opponents of that film are screening a documentary on access to abortions at the same school Saturday night.
Illinois authorities say that more than 2,200 preserved fetal remains found stacked in the garage of a deceased doctor's home were from abortions he performed in Indiana nearly two decades ago and it's up to authorities there to determine if crimes were committed.