Former Gov. Paul LePage says he’d veto a bill banning abortions at 15 weeks — news that's disappointing to anti-abortion groups.
The South Carolina House voted Tuesday to reject changes the state Senate made to the current six-week ban. Lawmakers wanted to see a ban on all abortions, with exceptions for rape, incest, or if the life of the mother was threatened.
The Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade ruling has sent many teens rushing to their doctors in search of birth control. Wait times for appointments are growing in some areas, and Planned Parenthood offices are receiving a lot of questions for information.
An Indiana judge has blocked the state’s abortion ban from being enforced, putting the new law on hold as abortion clinic operators argue that it violates the state constitution.
Nancy Davis was one of the first women to get caught in the confusing whirlwind of trigger laws in her home state of Louisiana since Roe v. Wade was overturned in June.
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend made the decision to abort their son Jack at 20 weeks in 2020 because they said 'he had absolutely no chance.'
With Roe vs. Wade overturned, abortion bans are taking effect in roughly half the states. Here is an overview of abortion access and the expected impact of the court's decision in every state.
Florida health officials are fining an Orlando abortion clinic $193,000 for violating a state law requiring a 24-hour waiting period before abortions are performed, according to a case assigned to an administrative judge Tuesday.
Republican party leaders did not immediately embrace the bill, which would prohibit the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy with rare exceptions, and has almost no chance of becoming law in the Democratic-held Congress.
The Senate Medical Affairs Committee vote 9-8 with two Republicans joining all Democrats — to send the bill to the full Senate.
It’s the first time VA doctors will be able to perform abortions on federal property.
South Carolina’s bill currently allows abortions if a mother's life is in danger and then lists several different medical emergencies that would fit into that exception.
To date, 13 states have passed so-called trigger laws that were designed to outlaw most abortions if the Supreme Court threw out the constitutional right to end a pregnancy.
The vote drew broad attention because it was the first state referendum on abortion since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June.