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Newsbook: 3 Novels Explore the Abortion Debate

How would life in the United States change for women if terminating a pregnancy was outlawed? A recent novel imagines the outcome, and two others delve into the issue....

Newsbook: 3 Novels Explore the Abortion Debate

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A GOP lawmaker used the phrase ‘consensual rape’ during abortion debate. He says he misspoke. Missouri state Rep. Barry Hovis, a former police lieutenant, said most of the sexual assault cases he handled in his law enforcement career were "dat...
21:24, 05/17/2019

Brit Hume: Abortion debate 'the most enduring moral, political issue of our time' The pro-choice versus pro-life debate is the "most enduring moral and political issue of our time," Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume said ...
04:12, 05/16/2019

Top 10 end-of-the-world novels Fresh from writing his own first sci-fi thriller, physicist and broadcaster Jim Al-Khalili chooses favourite books that tackle the Earth in perilHavi...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Fiction: Two Novels for and About Lost Millennial Women The directionless heroines of Jen Beagin’s “Vacuum in the Dark” and Halle Butler’s “The New Me” follow in the footsteps of Ottessa Moshfegh and Cathe...
14:31, 04/28/2019

Children’s Books: Y.A. Novels That Let Teenage Boys Be Vulnerable The characters in these novels grew up with strict rules about masculine strength and dominance. But extreme situations force them to let go of all t...
14:31, 04/28/2019

John L’Heureux, Whose Novels Wrestled With Faith, Dies at 84 “God is not dead in L’Heureux stories,” one critic wrote. “He’s simply absent, joking or malicious.” A former priest, L’Heureux wrote more than 20 bo...
14:31, 04/28/2019

Herman Wouk Wrote Historical Novels. But His True Subject Was Moral Weakness. In his two World War II novels of the 1970s, Wouk — who died this week — brought psychological insight to genocide, its perpetrators and bystanders. ...
23:48, 05/17/2019

Things to do in Manchester: where to stay, eat and explore Exquisite fine dining, cocktails in the sky, boundless culture on the ground, and surprising architectural feats all around: Simon Midgley uncovers M...
14:09, 05/01/2019

The "Juicy" Territory This Is Us Will Explore in Season 4 Expect This Is Us season four--and the other two seasons after it--to get into some "juicy" territory. "I'm curious and I think this is going to be ...
02:12, 05/15/2019

'I wanted to explore my own pleasure' – how I rebooted my sex life At 35, I realised I had no idea what I really wanted in bed – or how to ask for it. So I went on a sex odyssey, one orgasm at a timeMy story, like al...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Ceferin to AP: UEFA will explore CL revamp despite attacks UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin countered “negative energy” from critics of any Champions League overhaul that could lock in places by ...
19:12, 05/11/2019

Instagram Expands Explore Tab With Stories, Shuts Down Direct App Instagram is putting an end to Direct, its standalone camera-first messaging app. The app is also doubling down on Stories with revamped Explore sect...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Instagram expands its Explore tab with Stories, IGTV, and Shopping Instagram is increasingly placing more of its eggs in its Stories, Shopping, and IGTV baskets, with the photography and videography-centric social me...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Dardenne brothers explore radicalization and redemption in Cannes Cannes regulars the Dardenne brothers said on Tuesday they were driven to explore the sensitive subject of radicalization in their latest film after ...
18:36, 05/21/2019

Instagram's revamped Explore section includes Stories Stories are an increasingly important part of Instagram, and the social network wants to be sure you see more of them. It just unveiled a revamped E...
19:12, 05/16/2019

Nonfiction: How Was Polynesia Populated? Two New Books Explore the Pacific’s Mysteries Christina Thompson’s “Sea People” tells the story of the people of Polynesia and their “discovery,” while Peter Moore’s “Endeavour” looks at the ship...
12:25, 05/14/2019

Tata Steel to explore all options for European unit after ThyssenKrupp JV falls apart India's Tata Steel Ltd said on Friday it will explore all options for its European steel business after its proposed joint venture with German steel ...
15:36, 05/10/2019

Buzz Aldrin calls for human 'migration' to Mars: ‘We explore, or we expire’ Buzz Aldrin argued that the U.S. should be working towards “the great migration of humankind to Mars,” as a matter of the “ultimate survival” of huma...
00:36, 05/03/2019

Cambridge University agrees to explore fossil fuel divestment plan Ex-archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams welcomes plans for fully costed proposals The former archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has welcomed ...
12:36, 05/07/2019

A new, grittier Spy Museum lets DC visitors explore waterboarding and enhanced interrogation The newly redesigned International Spy Museum offers visitors a look at the thrilling world of espionage, complete with Cold War-era gadgets and Jame...
16:36, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also ab...
22:36, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US....
06:24, 05/15/2019

Josh Hawley: Alabama abortion ban is ‘direct response’ to New York’s late-term abortion law Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said that Alabama’s passage of the nation’s strictest anti-abortion bill is a reaction to late-term abortion legislation see...
21:12, 05/16/2019

Hillary Clinton promotes abortion fund, decries 'attacks on women's lives' amid Alabama abortion ban Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton blasted state-level abortion restrictions, calling on Wednesday for her followers to donate to...
00:48, 05/16/2019

‘Goku Day’ is a good reminder that Dragon Ball games should explore the hero’s dumber side OPINION: Few characters have appeared in as many games as Goku. The spiky-haired warrior, known for his bulging biceps and for screaming “Ka-me...
08:12, 05/10/2019

Democrats Have 20 Spots in the First Debate. There Are Now 21 Candidates. Seventeen candidates have already qualified for the first debate. Here is a look at how the party will decide who makes the stage if that number pass...
17:00, 05/02/2019

EU election candidates face off in TV debate With European elections looming, the lead candidates from six pan-EU party groups have met for a head-to-head debate on a range of issues. Though the...
07:12, 05/16/2019

Human or hybrid? The big debate over what a species really is Humans once mated with Neanderthals so are we hybrids? How we see ourselves and the rest of nature is changing, raising the question of whether speci...
14:32, 04/28/2019

Gmail's log of all of your purchases pops up in the privacy debate As we become ever more aware about the data companies are tracking about us, we're even more concerned about how they're using it. During I...
05:12, 05/18/2019

Black Ops 4 Update Stokes Debate About Who The Spectre Really Is Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s latest event “Spectre Rising” brings back the series’ most mysterious Specialist, and the community seems torn over the c...
22:48, 05/09/2019

End of ‘Big Bang’ stirs debate over future of TV comedies LOS ANGELES (AP) — The end of “The Big Bang Theory” means the beginning of a familiar debate: is the traditional sitcom, complete with la...
09:48, 05/13/2019

The Great Debate: Dishwasher v. Washer and Dryer On Tuesday, the Splinter team had an internal discussion—a friendly chat, even—over what appliance those of us living in the amenity-sparse city of N...
01:12, 05/11/2019

Mayor's knitting shows men still dominate debate While demonstrations and suffragette memorials may be typical outlets for politicians to rise up against the patriarchy, one Canadian official has ta...
18:00, 05/19/2019

"Come, Debate With Me. I'm Also Gujarati", Sam Pitroda Challenges PM Modi Congress leader Sam Pitroda challenges Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a debate on "issues", alleging the BJP government had failed to deliver on pro...
18:36, 05/09/2019

Images of Missiles at Sea Set Off Debate Over Iran Threat The photographs fueled fears that Iran would fire missiles at U.S. naval ships in the Persian Gulf. But some said the moves could be defensive acts a...
04:48, 05/16/2019

EU candidates face off in live debate a week before polls BRUSSELS (AP) — Leading candidates in the European Union elections are gearing up for a final televised debate before millions of people take part in...
11:24, 05/15/2019

N.L. leaders to square off tonight in first TV debate of provincial election Liberal Premier Dwight Ball will debate Tory Leader Ches Crosbie - his closest rival in the May 16 vote, according to recent polls - and NDP Leader A...
01:48, 05/02/2019

The debate behind Trump's move to tighten Iran oil sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's unexpected decision to ban all Iranian oil purchases after May 1 - ending exemptions for eight nations - came after haw...
07:36, 05/01/2019

Analysts debate whether Chevron or Occidental will win Anadarko bidding war Pavel Molchanov of Raymond James and Josh Silverstein of Wolfe Research discuss the deal talks surrounding Anadarko and the larger energy space with ...
02:12, 04/30/2019

Venezuela’s opposition-led congress to debate defense pact CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress plans to discuss a proposal for Venezuela’s return to a regional def...
18:12, 05/07/2019

Venezuela's opposition-led congress to debate defense pact Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress plans to discuss a proposal for Venezuela's return to a regional defense agreement that dates from the Col...
18:24, 05/07/2019

Marvel’s boss just settled a big debate from ‘Avengers: Endgame’ With $2.5 billion under its belt as we approach the film’s fourth weekend at the box office, Avengers: Endgame isn’t just the biggest MCU...
02:12, 05/17/2019

£14trn investor body wades into Barclays debate A powerful‎ City body whose members control £14trn in assets has waded into the debate about Barclays' universal banking strategy ahead of...
20:48, 04/28/2019

In #MeToo era, states debate teaching consent in schools Inside a Catholic school in Portland, Oregon, high school sophomores break into groups to discuss some once-taboo topics: abusive relationships and c...
22:36, 05/20/2019

Groups bringing national reparations debate to Detroit DETROIT (AP) — Two national organizations pushing for federal legislation on reparations for descendants of African American slaves are bringing thei...
10:24, 05/14/2019

Chevy vs. Ford debate leads to shooting in Virginia A debate over which is better; Chevy or Ford, led to an argument and a shooting in Virginia. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.   ...
19:48, 05/02/2019

McGahn to skip hearing as Democrats debate next steps WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are facing yet another brazen attempt by President Donald Trump to stonewall their investigations, this time with f...
08:48, 05/21/2019

Why did Huawei debate lead to Gavin Williamson sacking? Gavin Williamson’s sacking as Defence Secretary was not just a great piece of political theatre, but it also demonstrated the seriousness at w...
13:00, 05/02/2019

First presidential debate of 2019 election to be held in Santa Fe The event, for which a date has yet to be scheduled, will be held at the Paraninfo auditorium of the National University of the Littoral (Universidad...
03:48, 05/15/2019

Trump Fed pick says he would win Senate backing if debate were over policy President Donald Trump's pick for a Federal Reserve Board seat, economic commentator Stephen Moore, said on Thursday he would win the Senate's needed...
06:36, 05/03/2019

Crunch board meeting to debate Arcadia rescue plan The directors of Sir Philip Green's high street empire will meet on Tuesday ahead of a looming decision on whether to pursue a controversial restruct...
15:00, 04/29/2019

On Politics: Images of Missiles Prompted Debate Over Iran Threat New intelligence on Iran that has alarmed the White House, but divided government officials and foreign allies, was compiled from photos of missiles ...
08:24, 05/16/2019

"PM Sleeps 3 Hours, So Debate Me On Corruption": Rahul Gandhi To Ravish Rahul Gandhi today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should debate him on issues such as corruption, notes ban, Goods and Services Tax and farmer cri...
18:36, 05/11/2019

NFL experts debate: Which offseason addition will make the biggest impact? The Dolphins might have their QB of the future. The Browns added a game-changer at WR. Our insiders pick the top instant-impact offseason acquisition...
13:48, 05/15/2019

Minimum-Wage Push Slows on Debate Over Regional Differences A debate about whether the U.S. should have a patchwork of minimum wages is complicating a push to raise the federal pay floor to $15 an hour—and hin...
17:36, 05/10/2019

The obscure advisory committees at the heart of the U.S. drug pricing debate Expectations were high last year for three new migraine drugs hitting the market from Amgen Inc, Eli Lilly and Co and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries....
16:48, 04/29/2019

Conservative pundit admits he was 'destroyed' after cutting short TV debate American conservative commentator Ben Shapiro has admitted he was "destroyed" in a TV interview this week with British journalist Andrew Neil after b...
15:48, 05/12/2019

Amid #MeToo, states debate teaching consent to kids They hear about #MeToo cases in the news, and talk about them with friends. Now U.S. students increasingly discuss the meaning of consent in the clas...
07:36, 05/20/2019

Instagram Holocaust diary Eva.Stories sparks debate in Israel Jewish girl’s life is documented on social media to teach young people about WWII genocideAn Instagram account that recounts the real-life story of a...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Australia's 'space invader' PM narrowly beaten in pre-election debate Both major Australian parties lost candidates over social media gaffes on Friday ahead of this month's election as leaders locked horns in a debate i...
15:00, 05/03/2019

Oscars: After debate, Netflix films not limited by new Academy rules The Oscars have tweaked a few rules, but not any that would limit the eligibility of Netflix films at the 2020 Academy Awards.    ...
14:32, 04/28/2019

"Anywhere But At Anil Ambani's House": Rahul Gandhi Jabs PM On Debate Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today reiterated his challenge for a debate with Prime Minister Narendra Modi over what he called "fundamental issues" li...
11:48, 05/04/2019

"At Race Course Road Or Parliament": Rahul Gandhi's Debate Dare To PM Congress President Rahul Gandhi has claimed it would take him 15 minutes to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi lose face in a debate. He said at a ral...
17:48, 05/15/2019

| Europe's clubs, leagues set for Champions League revamp debate With radical changes proposed to the Champions League,at least 150 clubs will gather for talks in Madrid, ahead of a crucial meeting with UEFA 24 hou...
19:00, 05/06/2019

New Zealand MP gets security cover after threats over hate speech debate A New Zealand lawmaker was given a security escort on Tuesday after threats against her by white supremacists opposed to her views on hate speech, a ...
09:36, 05/21/2019

Ami Horowitz hopes to 'bring some sanity' to Dem debate stage as he launches 2020 bid Documentary filmmaker Ami Horowitz officially threw his hat in the ring on Wednesday in the ever-expanding 2020 Democratic primary, hoping he'll "bri...
04:48, 05/11/2019

"Sam Pitroda Wrong, No Debate On 1984 Tragedy": Rahul Gandhi To NDTV Speaking to NDTV after an election rally in Madhya Pradesh, Congress President Rahul Gandhi repeated his statement that Sam Pitroda's comments on the...
18:36, 05/11/2019

Alabama Senate rejects exception for rape amid debate to ban nearly all abortions Alabama's state Senate on Tuesday debated a bill that would outlaw nearly all abortions, rejecting an exception for rape and incest, part of an effor...
03:24, 05/15/2019

Foiled North Korean Escape Ignites Human-Rights Debate China’s detention of a 9-year-old girl and six other North Koreans who tried to escape their country has triggered a public outcry here that South Ko...
14:24, 05/12/2019

Papua New Guinea debate: PNG takes bold step onto financial and economic map Last year was key in the development of one of Oceania’s more unexplored yet potential-rich economies. Its inaugural $500 million sovereign dollar bo...
11:24, 05/15/2019

Documentary on child sex abuse by Catholic priests stirs debate in Poland A newly released documentary about children who were sexually abused by Polish priests has shaken the country, bringing a once-taboo topic to the for...
00:24, 05/16/2019

Warships and wives: debate in Indian election turns increasingly ugly From jibes over the prime minister's wife to criticism of the main opposition leader's family holiday three decades ago, one trend stands out in this...
16:12, 05/14/2019

N.Y. lawmakers debate bill that would provide Donald Trump's state tax returns New York State legislators will take up a bill Wednesday that would give them access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns -- fiscal records ...
15:36, 05/08/2019

Pelosi clashes with fellow Dems in closed-door debate on impeachment House Democratic leaders sparred internally on Monday over whether to begin an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, with Speaker Nancy...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Ford vs. Chevy debate ignites shooting at Virginia family dinner A pre-Easter dinner ended with three people shot and one stabbed after an argument over vehicle superiority.        ...
19:48, 05/02/2019

Viral Pic Of Women Cleaning TV Studio Before Election Debate Irks Twitter The cutaway shot from Monday evening's televised debate shows women cleaning around the TV studio as the all-male line-up of politicians prepares for...
14:40, 04/28/2019

Bill Gates Actually Made a Good Point About the Socialism Debate in America Billionaires Bill Gates, Charlie Munger, and Warren Buffett were interviewed on CNBC this morning, and it wasn’t surprising to hear the three men def...
19:12, 05/06/2019

Dem Rep. Garamendi: Barr contempt debate a 'fundamental fight' about federal 'power distribution' Congressman John Garamendi said Wednesday on "Outnumbered Overtime" that the debate over whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of...
06:12, 05/09/2019

AI Weekly: Facial recognition policy makers debate temporary moratorium vs. permanent ban While some say facial recognition software can be made to work for everyone, others say it's a "uniquely dangerous and oppressive technology."Read Mo...
01:36, 05/18/2019

Nick Kyrgios throws chair at Italian Open; players debate punishment Nick Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage and was defaulted from his second-round match at the Italian Open.      ...
00:36, 05/17/2019

Town hall on enemy turf? Fox News debate divides 2020 Dems WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders appeared on a Fox News town hall and attracted nearly 2.6 million viewers. Elizabeth Warren turned down a similar ch...
08:48, 05/21/2019

Singapore Parliament passes Bill against online falsehoods amidst heated debate As expected, the Singapore government has voted to pass the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill despite strong calls from industr...
03:24, 05/09/2019

Iran Parliament Upholds Women’s Rights in ‘Mixed Marriage’ Citizenship Debate (Bloomberg) — Iran’s parliament struck a blow for women’s rights by overwhelmingly voting to confer citizenship on children born to...
17:12, 05/12/2019

Global private banking debate: Trust, scale and security key factors in a digital world Meeting the needs of high net-worth families is more challenging and fascinating than ever. Private banks are investing in new forms of digital commu...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Right-wing comedian’s prison sentence sparks free-speech debate in Bolsonaro’s Brazil The line between offensive and criminally offensive has become a central issue in Brazil today, as the nation’s institutions — including its new pres...
20:00, 05/15/2019

James Harden calls for ‘fair chance’ from refs, reigniting slide-under foul debate "I just want a fair chance, man,” James Harden said after Houston's Game 1 loss to the Golden State Warriors. “Call the game how it’s supposed to be ...
05:36, 04/29/2019

Wealth Matters: Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agr...
14:31, 04/28/2019

Now you can explore a cave without actually going into a cave Czech speleologists have come up with a way to explore flooded cave systems without strapping on scuba gear, wet suits, helmets and water-proof lamps...
14:24, 05/10/2019

Protect women’s rights ‘before, during and after conflict’ UN chief tells high-level Security Council debate Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on inter...
14:38, 04/28/2019

New York Times piece dubs Aperol Spritz a bad drink as social media users debate beverage Social media users debated whether the alcohol drink the Aperol Spritz is a good drink following a piece by The New York Times that called the spirit...
19:48, 05/10/2019

Who is that guy? Andrew Yang’s presidential campaign draws crowds, money and an expected spot on the Democratic debate stage. The tech entrepreneur is pushing a $12,000 annual income for adult U.S. citizens and lamenting a coming “crisis” as robots take jobs now held by huma...
13:24, 05/10/2019

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage challenges Corbyn to a debate ahead of European Parliament elections The leader of the Brexit Party Nigel Farage has challenged Jeremy Corbyn to a debate ahead of the European Parliament elections, warning a deal betwe...
13:24, 05/05/2019

Trump's Health Secretary Praises Trump for Opening Up 'Debate' on Vaccines That Is 'Settled' Now The nation’s top health official, Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, praised his boss Donald Trump on Monday for supposedly contributi...
19:12, 04/30/2019

What's a foul? Warriors' win over Rockets in Game 1 renews debate Golden State outlasted Houston to take Game 1, but the heated talk coming out of it was fresh controversy over what constitutes a foul.   ...
05:36, 04/29/2019

Booker deputy campaign manager donates to Gillibrand campaign to 'ensure' debate spot Deputy campaign manager for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker donated funds this week to one of the New Jersey Senator’s many oppone...
20:48, 05/16/2019

Asia private banking debate: Great opportunities in Asia Asia offers a unique client set of young entrepreneurs; it also offers the challenge of new generations inheriting wealth with different expectations...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Where is abortion legal? Everywhere. But ... Forty-three states prohibit abortion after a certain point in the pregnancy, including Alabama's ban and four that passed heartbeat bills in 201...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Abortion Is a Labor Issue I spend a lot of time thinking about the future of my uterus—well, all uteruses, really. I am ambivalent about ever carrying a pregnancy to term, so ...
00:48, 05/10/2019

Here Are Some Abortion Funds That Could Use Your Money Right Now Abortions can be expensive, and especially in places where people must travel hundreds of miles in order to obtain one, the cost—of the abortion itse...
23:00, 05/15/2019

The Alabama Abortion Bill: Here’s What Comes Next The next move on the Alabama bill that would ban most abortions at every stage of pregnancy belongs to governor. But the last word will probably come...
21:48, 05/15/2019

Abortion Is Still Legal in All 50 States If the recent wave of six-week abortion bans has you utterly terrified and spitting mad, you’re not alone. But it’s important to remember that, as of...
19:48, 05/17/2019

McCarthy: Alabama abortion law 'goes further than I believe' The top Republican in the House said Thursday that he believes Alabama’s new restrictive abortion law — the strictest in the nation — goes too far.“I...
21:48, 05/16/2019

Anti-abortion advocates come out against Medicare for All More than 50 anti-abortion organizations on Tuesday urged Congress not to support any healthcare bills unless they include language banning federal f...
18:24, 05/14/2019

Jay Inslee: Abortion access should be a civil right RAYMOND, N.H. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee vowed Saturday to push for legislation making abortion access a civil right should he clinch the White Hou...
07:36, 05/19/2019

Abortion ban aims for U.S. Supreme Court, but won’t get there soon Alabama’s virtual ban on abortion is the latest and most far-reaching state law seemingly designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsider a constitu...
06:12, 05/16/2019

Alabama passes near complete ban on abortion A bill banning nearly all abortions in Alabama passed the House of Representatives 74 to 3, with nearly all Democrats exiting the chamber in protest ...
13:24, 05/01/2019

Where The Gubernatorial Candidates Stand On Abortion (LEX 18)– The topic of abortion has been making national headlines lately, and with the upcoming gubernatorial primaries, Kentuckians are wonde...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Busy Philipps opens up about having an abortion at 15 Busy Philipps said she felt compelled to share her personal experience Tuesday after Georgia's 'heartbeat bill' was signed into law. ...
05:00, 05/09/2019

3 companies say they won't film in Georgia over abortion law Hollywood has been outspoken against a controversial Georgia abortion law, and now the heads of three production companies are saying they will not f...
04:48, 05/11/2019

Google Says It Will Fix Its Misleading Abortion Ads Problem This month, Google came under fire after a report revealed that it had given about $150,000 in free advertising tools to an anti-abortion organizatio...
18:48, 05/21/2019

Alabama abortion law? What happens next for most restrictive ban in US in 40 years The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next. ...
17:36, 05/15/2019

Michigan Legislature to vote to ban abortion procedure LANSING, Mich. — Michigan’s Republican-led Legislature is poised to vote to ban a common second-trimester abortion procedure, pushing ahead wit...
13:48, 05/14/2019

Pat Robertson Doesn't Think Alabama's Abortion Ban Is 'Too Extreme' Televangelist and right wing agitator Pat Robertson said on his show “The 700 Club” on Wednesday that he believes Alabama’s new ban on abortions is “...
02:48, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s abortion law is designed to challenge Roe v Wade: What’s next? The Alabama lawmakers who crafted the strictest abortion legislation in the nation hope it will be the measure that takes down Roe v. Wade, the landm...
05:00, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: Celebrities react to Alabama's abortion law On Wednesday, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that makes abortion a Class A felony. Celebrities immediately took to social media to ...
16:12, 05/17/2019

Elizabeth Warren Is Going on the Offensive for Abortion Rights Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren put up a detailed policy proposal on Medium before any of us woke up thi...
18:12, 05/17/2019

Alabama abortion bill: What happens next for most restrictive ban in US in 40 years? The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next. ...
18:00, 05/15/2019

AP Look: Will Alabama's abortion law reach SCOTUS? Alabama's new law which would virtually ban abortions is the latest and most far-reaching state law designed to prod the Supreme Court to recons...
02:24, 05/16/2019

Abortion ban igniting legal, political battles In Alabama and other conservative states, anti-abortion politicians and activists emboldened by the addition of conservative justices to the U.S. Sup...
02:24, 05/16/2019

In Alabama, Opposition to Abortion Runs Deep Even before the near-total ban that Alabama’s governor signed late Wednesday, only three clinics remained in the state. The state is aiming for zero....
08:36, 05/17/2019

Bernie Sanders calls abortion ‘a constitutional right’ Bernie Sanders tweeted Wednesday that “abortion is a constitutional right” — and slammed Alabama lawmakers for passing a bill that bans abortion even...
20:48, 05/15/2019

Why 'some kids are unwanted' is such a transparent rationalization for abortion Alabama state Rep. John Rogers just made one of the most horrific justifications of abortion ever proposed in American politics. Or, at least, one of...
22:12, 05/02/2019

House Dem speaks about her own abortion: Government has 'no right in my uterus' Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., had a blunt discussion about her own abortion, telling CNN on Tuesday that the government had no right in her body part...
19:24, 05/21/2019

After Alabama Abortion Law, 3 Democrats Propose a New Strategy Senators Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand and Elizabeth Warren are taking an aggressive approach in a debate whose terms have long been set by conserv...
03:00, 05/18/2019

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
14:36, 05/17/2019

Missouri, Latest US State To Restrict Abortion The Missouri House passed a bill on Friday banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, making it the latest US state to pass restrictions o...
00:12, 05/18/2019

Alabama House approves near total ban on abortion If it passes the Senate and is signed by Gov. Kay Ivey, the measure would be one of the most sweeping abortion restrictions in the nation.  ...
07:36, 05/01/2019

Bernie Sanders declares abortion is a ‘constitutional right’ Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Wednesday declared abortion is a “constitutional right,” an apparent response to the virtual abor...
17:36, 05/15/2019

Alabama House overwhelmingly approves abortion ban The Alabama House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to outlaw almost all abortions in the state as conservatives took aim at the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court d...
13:00, 05/01/2019

Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed a bill to ban all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest bid by politi...
01:24, 05/16/2019

Alabama 'has gone too far' with 'extreme' abortion bill, Pat Robertson says Pat Robertson, televangelist and Christian fundamentalist who has long opposed abortion rights says the new anti-abortion bill in Alabama is too “ext...
02:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama House set to vote on near-total abortion ban Alabama House Bill 314 probably has the votes to pass the House; however the Senate leader expresses unease with lack of rape, incest exemptions. &#...
18:36, 04/30/2019

Abortion law 'harsher in Northern Ireland than in Alabama' Women can face jail sentences up to life in UK due to Victorian legislation, say campaignersAlabama’s near total ban on abortion mirrors the situatio...
15:24, 05/15/2019

Alabama governor signs strictest U.S. abortion ban into law Alabama's governor signed a bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by ...
05:00, 05/16/2019

Hollywood Is Gearing Up to Boycott Georgia Over Its New Abortion Law Three Hollywood production companies have announced that they will boycott the state of Georgia over Draconian new abortion laws, according to The Ho...
13:00, 05/10/2019

On Abortion Law, Trump Says "Strongly Pro-Life" But With Three Exceptions President Donald Trump has declared himself "strongly Pro-Life", days after two US states passed tough new restrictions on abortions, but said except...
17:48, 05/19/2019

Federal judge strikes down Kentucky abortion law FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has struck down a Kentucky abortion law aimed at banning a common second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies...
01:36, 05/11/2019

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly...
18:36, 05/16/2019

Judge strikes down physicians-only abortion law in Virginia RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has struck down a Virginia law that says only physicians can perform first-trimester abortions. The Richmond Tim...
18:12, 05/07/2019

Amber Tamblyn Shares She Had an Abortion in 2012 Amber Tamblyn is sharing her story. On the heels of headline-sparking legislation out of Georgia and Alabama nearly banning abortions, women have t...
00:24, 05/17/2019

What to Do if You're Freaking Out About the Wave of Six-Week Abortion Bans Even though abortion is still legal everywhere in the United States, Republicans are dead-set on changing that. Apart from donating money to abortion...
19:48, 05/20/2019

3 production companies boycott Georgia after abortion ban ATLANTA (AP) — Executives from three production companies say they won’t film in Georgia because of the state’s “heartbeat” a...
20:12, 05/10/2019

Trump Fulfills His Promises on Abortion, and to Evangelicals President Trump, through his appointment of judges who oppose abortion rights and his graphic language, is again speaking a language the evangelicals...
18:12, 05/16/2019

Trump and Romney say Alabama abortion ruling went too far President Trump and GOP Sen. Mitt Romney said they favor exceptions to strict abortion bans recently passed by several states in an effort to get the...
23:36, 05/19/2019

Missouri Closing in on Being the Next State to Effectively Ban Abortion Not content with watching Alabama get all the attention, Missouri is now just a couple short steps away from instituting a heinous abortion ban of it...
17:12, 05/16/2019

Clinic director: May sue over North Dakota abortion law FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The director of North Dakota’s lone abortion clinic says abortion-rights supporters are considering legal action over a stat...
01:12, 05/21/2019

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand slams abortion right bills Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand was in Georgia Thursday, criticizing the recent abortion bans signed into law. She said as presi...
01:24, 05/17/2019

'Women will die': how new abortion bans will harm the most vulnerable Women of color and poor women will be disproportionately affected by new restrictions across the US, opponents sayOn the floor of the Alabama state s...
08:36, 05/19/2019

The Supreme Court Just Outlined How It Might Get Rid of Abortion Rights Abortion rights may be in trouble in the United States, according to a new Supreme Court opinion that outlines how conservatives might overturn Roe v...
06:48, 05/14/2019

Leslie Jones tears into Alabama abortion law Alabama's new anti-abortion law drew the fire of "Saturday Night Live" star Leslie Jones, who proclaimed, "You can't tell me what to do with my body"...
01:36, 05/20/2019

Georgia’s Republican Gov. Kemp set to sign abortion ban ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s Republican Gov. Brian Kemp is set to sign legislation banning abortions at around six weeks of pregnancy, before many ...
08:00, 05/07/2019

Arizona leaders weigh in on Alabama abortion law TUCSON- Alabama’s new, restrictive abortion law remains in the national spotlight. Arizona leaders are weighing in. Our sister station News 12&...
06:24, 05/21/2019

Romney says he doesn't support Alabama abortion law Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday said he doesn't support a recently enacted law prohibiting abortion at any point during pregnancy in the state of Alabama....
17:48, 05/19/2019

Klobuchar goes off on restrictive abortion laws: 'This is dangerous' Presidential hopeful Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., did not mince words when she took aim at new abortion laws in Republican-led states, and promised t...
00:12, 05/20/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest...
21:24, 05/15/2019

Former federal prosecutor on Alabama law: Abortion will 'clearly' be issue in 2020 In response to the controversy surrounding Alabama's recent law outlawing abortion, Former Whitewater Independent Counsel Robert Ray said that the is...
20:48, 05/16/2019

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and ...
22:36, 05/16/2019

Missouri Is Latest State to Advance Abortion Restrictions The Missouri Senate passed a bill early Thursday that would prohibit abortion at around eight weeks. The State House and governor still need to appro...
19:24, 05/16/2019

After Alabama OKs strict anti-abortion bill, Missouri could be next Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion bill is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challen...
19:36, 05/15/2019

Missouri Senate approves 'heartbeat' abortion bill The Missouri state Senate approved a bill Thursday along party lines to ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining similar bills in ot...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in political conservatives'...
03:12, 05/16/2019

Missouri Governor After Seeing Alabama’s Abortion Ban: Hold My Moonshine The clearly not-so-great-state of Alabama just enacted the most extreme abortion ban since abortion was made legal by Roe v. Wade some 46 years ago. ...
18:48, 05/16/2019

‘The Time Is Now’: States Are Rushing to Restrict Abortion, or to Protect It States across the country are passing some of the most restrictive abortion laws in decades, setting up momentous court battles, while others seek to...
00:24, 05/16/2019

Alabama to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases Governor Key Ivey signed off on the abortion ban in Alabama, setting the stage for a battle that could end up in the US Supreme Court. Several states...
07:12, 05/16/2019

AOC blasts ‘fundamentalists’ for trying to ‘outlaw sex’ in wake of Alabama abortion ban Freshman Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday blasted “religious fundamentalists,” claiming they are trying to “outlaw sex” the...
08:24, 05/16/2019

Ala. abortion bill sparks legal, political battles Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has not said whether she'll sign the abortion ban bill into law, but state residents are already 'disappointed' ...
02:24, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Sen. Doug Jones calls abortion ban ‘shameful’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on developments related to Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Democ...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Tim Heidecker responds to Alabama abortion ban with charity single, "To The Men" This week, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a law that, in addition to banning most abortions in the state, makes performing one a felony punishable by u...
01:36, 05/17/2019

Republicans’ Messaging on Abortion Puts Democrats on the Defensive The unusually forceful campaign has created challenges that Democrats did not expect as they struggle to combat misinformation and thwart further eff...
07:12, 05/17/2019

Joy Behar: Alabama lawmakers who voted for abortion ban should get a vasectomy Joy Behar, a co-host on “The View,” floated the idea that Alabama state senators receive a vasectomy if they backed a piece of legislation to outlaw ...
01:12, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs bill banning nearly all abortion Alabama’s governor on Wednesday signed into law the most restrictive abortion legislation in the nation, triggering a fight likely bound for th...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retali...
01:24, 05/17/2019

Missouri House expected to pass abortion ban at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Republican-led House is expected to pass a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy and the stat...
07:36, 05/17/2019

Senate confirms abortion opponent as US judge in Louisiana WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed Louisiana lawyer Wendy Vitter as a federal judge, overcoming opposition from Democrats who criticized her ...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Abortion-rights groups challenge restrictions on providers RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As abortion opponents cheer the passage of fetal heartbeat laws and other bans on the procedure, abortion-rights groups have bee...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Hollywood's big players stay quiet on Georgia abortion law In the week since Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law one of the nation's most restrictive abortion laws, none of the major film or television st...
16:48, 05/16/2019

Revealed: nine more US states considering hardline anti-abortion bills Legislation pushed by high-profile conservative Janet PorterGeorgia this month signed six-week abortion ban into lawAlabama passes nation’s strictest...
22:12, 05/15/2019

Women share their abortion stories in rebuke of Alabama 'ban' Women are sharing their stories of having an abortion on social media in response to the state of Alabama voting to enforce a near-total ban on the p...
07:48, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Missouri governor wants vote on abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Missouri’s R...
04:36, 05/16/2019

Alabama abortion law raised hope for execution reprieve ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A lawyer for a condemned inmate says he hoped Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey might block his client’s execution after she talked abo...
18:12, 05/17/2019

Google changes policy to block misleading abortion clinic ads A certification process would require organizations to identify themselves as either providing or not providing abortionsGoogle changed its advertisi...
01:36, 05/21/2019

'It goes after Roe directly': Alabama's abortion bill set to go before state senate Nation’s strictest legislation would ban all abortions at any stage of pregnancy, and backers hope it will fuel a challenge to Roe v WadeJenna King-S...
09:48, 05/14/2019

Alabama Senate heads toward vote on abortion ban measure MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers are headed toward a vote on a proposal to outlaw most abortions that has splintered Republicans over its la...
10:24, 05/14/2019

Alabama Senate to vote on bill banning abortion Alabama's state Senate was due to vote on a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, but will first consider whether to allow the proc...
12:48, 05/14/2019

Georgia district attorneys refuse to enforce new abortion law A number of district attorneys in counties around Atlanta said they will not prosecute women for getting an abortion under Georgia’s recently p...
20:36, 05/20/2019

Alabama abortion advocate says the quiet part out loud Alabama state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, had a few choice comments last week about abortion — the very sort of comments that abortion's defenders ...
09:00, 05/05/2019

Lawmaker: Abortion comments meant to criticize hypocrisy MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama lawmaker who remarked “kill them now or kill them later” during debate on an abortion bill said he was...
06:36, 05/03/2019

Questions surface as states pass abortion laws As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, confusion is swirling about what exactly that means for women. (May 17)     ...
04:48, 05/18/2019

Alabama rep blasted for abortion stance calls Don Jr. ‘retarded’ The Alabama state lawmaker being blasted over his bizarre statements on abortion made disturbing comments about Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday, calling...
06:12, 05/03/2019

Alabama Senate Set to Take Up Bill Effectively Banning Abortion Alabama lawmakers hope the measure will lead the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade, which recognized a constitutional right to end a pregnancy....
03:36, 05/15/2019

Democratic lawmaker vows to ‘do better’ after abortion clinic video A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who has drawn criticism for a recording of himself berating a woman who was protesting abortion outside a Philadelphia ...
10:12, 05/08/2019

Missouri lawmakers approve extreme eight-week abortion ban The legislation, which is expected to be signed by the governor, echoes even tighter restrictions passed by Alabama this weekMissouri lawmakers on Fr...
08:00, 05/18/2019

'This is the endgame': how Trump has helped turn the tide against abortion Trump’s wholesale appointment of judiciary hostile to abortion and LGBT rights has emboldened conservatives seeking to change policy via the courtsAl...
17:24, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Georgia’s GOP Gov. Kemp signs early abortion ban ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the signing of an early abortion ban by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Georgia’s Republican...
18:12, 05/07/2019

Abortion rights demonstration held on Cannes red carpet Ahead of Saturday's premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women demonstrated for abortion rights on the red carpet at the Canne...
21:00, 05/19/2019

More 'heartbeat' abortion bills advancing in Midwest and South If a new Mississippi law survives a court challenge, it will be nearly impossible for most pregnant women to get an abortion there. Or, potentially, ...
07:24, 05/12/2019

Missouri governor expected to sign eight-week abortion ban into law Missouri's Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnan...
20:24, 05/20/2019

Hundreds protest Alabama’s abortion ban at state capitol MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators have marched to the Alabama Capitol to protest the state’s new abortion ban. Protesters chant...
00:12, 05/20/2019

Georgia governor signs bill to ban abortion after six weeks Law would ban terminations after fetal cardiac activity detectedLegislation is expected to trigger lengthy battle in courtsGeorgia’s Republican gover...
19:36, 05/07/2019

Georgia DAs Are Fighting Back Against the State's Appalling New Abortion Law In defiance of a new draconian anti-abortion bill passed in Georgia, district attorneys in four of the largest counties in the state said Monday that...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Leslie Jones rips Alabama abortion law on 'SNL': 'You can't tell me what to do with my body' On the heels of the Alabama state Senate passing US’ most restrictive abortion legislation, "Saturday Night Live" tackled the topic twice during its ...
23:24, 05/19/2019

3 production companies say they won't film in Georgia after abortion law signed Hollywood has been outspoken against a controversial Georgia abortion law, and now the heads of three production companies are saying they will not f...
20:12, 05/10/2019

Democratic lawmaker films himself berating abortion protester PHILADELPHIA — A Democratic Pennsylvania state lawmaker is drawing criticism for recording himself berating a woman demonstrator at length outside an...
13:36, 05/07/2019

Alabama abortion ban: Republican senate passes most restrictive law in US Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incestAlabama’s Republican-controlled sta...
04:24, 05/15/2019

Missouri Joins Alabama in Passing Horrific Abortion Law The Missouri House has passed a bill banning abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant. The state Senate passe...
04:00, 05/18/2019

US briefing: Alabama abortion ban, Ebola outbreak and Iran Wednesday’s top story: Alabama Republicans pass nation’s strictest abortion law. Plus, the Midwest towns under existential threat from climate change...
15:24, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban nears final vote MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers could soon approve a near total ban on abortion. The Alabama Senate on Thursday will debate the bill to mak...
08:00, 05/09/2019

Rallies in all 50 states aim to halt anti-abortion movement in U.S. Hundreds of rallies are scheduled nationwide Tuesday to oppose new momentum in recent weeks to overturn the Supreme Court's 46-year-old ruling that m...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Legislator films himself berating woman abortion protester PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Democratic state lawmaker is drawing criticism for filming himself berating a woman demonstrator at length outside an abortion ...
01:12, 05/07/2019

Woman charged with attack outside Kentucky abortion clinic LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky woman is charged with assaulting an 82-year-old woman who tried to hand her a flier outside the state’s only ...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Is Struggling. Will Abortion Rights Be Her Rallying Cry? The New York senator is mired near the bottom of most polls but hopes to jump-start her campaign and fund-raising as she aggressively criticizes anti...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and ch...
16:24, 05/21/2019

25 men voted to ban abortion in Alabama. Do they reflect the rest of America? States are passing strict abortion laws and 'heartbeat' bans, but polling shows most Americans believe abortion should be legal in all or m...
18:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists on Wednesday vowed to challenge an Alabama bill banning abortion in almost all cases, including pregnancies resulting ...
18:12, 05/15/2019

Joe Scarborough: GOP ‘extremism’ on abortion is ‘scaring the hell out of a lot of Americans’ MSNBC's "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough said Friday that Republican “extremism” on abortion “is scaring the hell out of a lot of Americans who mig...
18:36, 05/17/2019

Missouri Legislature passes abortion ban at 8 weeks of pregnancy Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature has approved a ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, and GOP Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign...
21:36, 05/17/2019

Celebrities answer call to share abortion testimonials Celebrities are among those sharing their abortion stories with the new hashtag #youknowme, introduced by actress and talk show host Busy Philipps in...
05:36, 05/18/2019

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enact...
00:00, 05/18/2019

Mississippi’s six-week abortion ban heads to federal court JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts th...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Missouri governor expected to sign new abortion restrictions into law Missouri's Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnan...
16:12, 05/20/2019

Elderly woman attacked outside Kentucky’s only abortion clinic LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky woman is charged with assaulting an 82-year-old woman who tried to hand her a flier outside the state’s only abortion cl...
23:12, 05/02/2019

Google has given $150,000 in free ads to deceptive anti-abortion group Obria Group’s ads suggest it provides abortion services, when in fact it tries to persuade women not to terminate pregnanciesGoogle has given tens of...
08:00, 05/13/2019

Alabama Senate votes in favour of near-total ban on abortion The Republican-dominated Alabama Senate voted 25-6 for the bill that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable ...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Ron Howard says he will move production if Georgia abortion law takes effect Filmmaker Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer have joined the list of Hollywood stars who say they will boycott Georgia after the state's governor s...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Trial set to begin in case targeting Virginia abortion laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A trial is set to begin in a lawsuit filed by women’s health groups seeking to overturn restrictions on abortion providers...
11:48, 05/20/2019

Indiana abortion cases ripe for U.S. Supreme Court action The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday could act on appeals seeking to revive two Republican-enacted abortion restrictions from Indiana, even as debate rag...
14:00, 05/20/2019

‘We have to fight’: Alabama's extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activism Pro-choice groups see an increase in donations and are mobilizing supporters and resources in several states to combat the lawsAs strict anti-abortio...
13:00, 05/17/2019

‘This really is a war on women:’ Leslie Jones attacks Alabama abortion legislation on ‘SNL’ "This is how it starts. I'm out living my life, and I see there are a bunch of states out there trying to ban abortion and tell me what I can and can...
23:00, 05/19/2019

Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday afte...
21:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. Supreme Court takes no action in Indiana abortion cases The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took no action on appeals seeking to revive two restrictive Republican-backed abortion laws from Indiana, even as de...
16:12, 05/20/2019

Female lawmakers speak about rapes as abortion bills advance COLUMBUS, Ohio — For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose...
22:36, 05/20/2019

Bill Bennett: Abortion issue is a 'grenade in American politics' Former Education Secretary Bill Bennett believes abortion is the "most divisive and difficult" issue in American politics, but emphasized that Americ...
23:12, 05/20/2019

As states pass restrictive abortion laws, questions surface ATLANTA (AP) — As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, questions have surfaced about what exactly that means for women who might seek an...
15:00, 05/19/2019

Missouri becomes the latest US state to move to restrict abortion laws Missouri's Republican-led Senate has passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, just days after Alabama signed in the strictest abor...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s abortion ban is about keeping poor women down | Emma Brockes For the 25 white, male state senators voting for it, this is not about the foetus but about maintaining the social orderA lot of good points were mad...
10:48, 05/17/2019

New documentary on fight to legalise abortion in Argentina arrives to Cannes 'Que Sea Ley,' directed by Juan Solanas – son of senator and filmmaker Fernando 'Pino' Solanas – will premiere this Saturday at the famous French fil...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Cory Booker writes open letter to men about abortion rights Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker penned an open letter to US men about abortion rights on Friday, writing that they need to stand with wom...
03:12, 05/18/2019

Missouri the latest state to pass tough anti-abortion law Missouri became the latest state to pass a restrictive anti-abortion law Friday as the GOP-led Legislature approved a ban on abortions at eight weeks...
03:12, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Missouri Democratic lawmakers slam abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on Missouri’s proposed ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Missouri...
03:48, 05/18/2019

Rallies in all 50 states Tuesday aim to halt anti-abortion movement in U.S. Hundreds of rallies are scheduled nationwide Tuesday, to oppose new momentum in recent weeks to overturn the Supreme Court's 46-year-old ruling that ...
14:36, 05/21/2019

Texas passing laws, but not leading abortion fight this time AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A bill that would ban Texas’ capital city of Austin from continuing to a lease a downtown building to Planned Parenthood f...
07:00, 05/18/2019

#MeToo founder slams Alabama lawmakers in wake of abortion law The founder of the #MeToo movement is speaking out against Alabama lawmakers after a near-total abortion ban was signed into law. Tarana Burke decrie...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Surge in pressure on NI abortion laws in wake of Alabama ruling Britons outraged over Alabama's near-total ban on abortion are channelling their anger into attempting to change Northern Ireland's own restrictive r...
07:48, 05/18/2019

Missouri poised to pass restrictive abortion law, days after Alabama Missouri House lawmakers are expected to pass a bill on Friday to ban most abortions eight weeks after conception, days after Alabama introduced the ...
12:48, 05/17/2019

Women shouldn't have to tell abortion stories to remind lawmakers they're human #YouKnowMe is both powerful and profoundly depressing – women shouldn’t have to justify wanting bodily autonomySign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a ...
17:24, 05/18/2019

Trump takes war on abortion worldwide as policy cuts off funds Sexual health organisations warn women will die if they are forced to seek DIY abortions‘We have to fight’: Alabama’s extreme abortion ban sparks wav...
17:24, 05/18/2019

'Consensual rape' and 're-implantation': the times lawmakers 'misspoke' on abortion Politicians saying ludicrous things while arguing for extreme abortion restrictions seems to be commonOn Friday Missouri became the latest state to e...
17:24, 05/18/2019

Abortion Rights Demonstration on Red Carpet of Cannes Film Festival (CANNES, France) — Ahead of Saturday’s premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women demonstrated for abortion rights...
22:00, 05/18/2019

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exc...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Romance novelists pledge to confront abortion 'taboo' after Alabama ban State senate’s near-total abortion ban prompts demand for genre to treat issue as ‘a normal part of life, not a moral lesson’Dip into the fast-moving...
20:12, 05/17/2019

US actress Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike over Georgia abortion law The US actress has called for women to not have sex until the state of Georgia rescinds its new abortion law. Some film and television companies work...
13:12, 05/12/2019

Alabama Senate Erupts Into Chaos as Republicans Try to Ram Through Vote on Abortion Ban Days after Georgia passed one of the most strict de facto abortion bans in the country, Alabama’s Republicans are following in hot pursuit, trying to...
00:48, 05/10/2019

Abortion bill delayed as Alabama Senate falls into chaos The lieutenant governor agreed to remove amendments creating exceptions for rape and incest, leading to anger and arguments on the Senate floor. ...
20:24, 05/09/2019

Alabama passes nation's strictest abortion ban – live updates Bill part of wave of legislation from Republican-led statesAnti-abortion campaigners hope to challenge Roe v WadeSign up to the US briefing and get a...
18:24, 05/15/2019

What female state senators had to say about Alabama's abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats in...
18:24, 05/15/2019

2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Measure and Vow to Fight It The measure, approved by the Alabama Senate, would outlaw almost all abortions in the state. “This is a war on women,” Senator Kirsten Gillibrand sai...
18:36, 05/15/2019

Busy Philipps criticizes Georgia’s ‘heartbeat’ bill, says she had an abortion when she was 15 Busy Philipps on Tuesday opened up about an abortion she had at age 15 after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law the controversial “heartbeat” bi...
21:36, 05/08/2019

Opinion: Strict US anti-abortion laws harm women A fierce debate is raging in the US over whether women should have the right to terminate pregnancies. The opposition to abortion is driven by misogy...
19:12, 05/15/2019

Actor Busy Philipps condemns Georgia's six-week abortion ban Philipps reveals her own abortion at age 15 on her talkshowGovernor Brian Kemp signed highly restrictive law on TuesdayThe actor Busy Philipps condem...
19:12, 05/08/2019

Planned Parenthood readies challenge to near-total abortion ban in Alabama Planned Parenthood president says near-total ban "will cost women's lives;" Ivey mum on whether she will sign it      ...
19:36, 05/15/2019

Pa. state Dem defends himself following backlash after harassing anti-abortion protester Democratic Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims is incurring heavy backlash on social media after posting a livestream that went viral of him confronti...
23:24, 05/07/2019

Republican Alabama governor mulling nation's strictest abortion law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday was mulling whether to sign the United States' strictest abortion law, part of a multistate effort to get the ...
16:00, 05/15/2019

'​You just said to my daughter, you don't matter ' – senator reacts to Alabama abortion ban – video The Democratic minority leader, Bobby Singleton, delivered an emotional speech after a rape and incest exception from the abortion ban bill failed to...
15:24, 05/15/2019

US briefing: Pompeo and Putin, China tariffs and Alabama abortion law Tuesday’s top story: secretary of state visits Moscow amid US tensions with Iran. Plus, why copying the populist right won’t help save the leftSubscr...
17:24, 05/14/2019

The Good Place's Jameela Jamil Opens Up About Her Decision to Have an Abortion Jameela Jamil is speaking up and speaking out. Following news of Georgia's new abortion ban, The Good Place actress took to Twitter yesterday evenin...
17:36, 05/14/2019

Alabama Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Conception Less than a week after a fight broke out on the Alabama Senate floor over a proposal to ban abortion at the moment of conception, briefly delaying a ...
06:12, 05/15/2019

Alabama Abortion Bill Passes Senate, Heads To Governor MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is close to approving a near total ban on abortion after the state Senate passed a measure that would make performing...
06:24, 05/15/2019

Alabama moves to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases The legislation sets the stage for a legal battle over the right to abortion that could end up in the Supreme Court. It comes as 14 states have sough...
07:48, 05/15/2019

Could abortion become illegal in America? All signs point to yes | B Jessie Hill America is facing a full-frontal attack on Roe v Wade. There is no guarantee that the supreme court will protect the right to terminate a pregnancyOn...
10:00, 05/15/2019

Abortion: judge strikes down Kentucky restriction but governor to appeal Federal judge says 2018 law would create ‘substantial obstacle’ to abortion rightsAfter a federal judge struck down a Kentucky abortion law that woul...
20:36, 05/11/2019

Hollywood filmmakers boycotting Georgia over ‘heartbeat’ abortion bill The movie industry’s D.C.-based trade group has said it will hold off on taking action, and no major studio has said they will move any of their prod...
23:24, 05/10/2019

Hollywood producers, actors call for Georgia boycott over abortion law Georgia's passage this week of one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the United States has drawn considerable business backlash from companies...
22:00, 05/10/2019

Brouhaha Over Virtual Abortion Ban Has ’Bama Senators Pulling Out of a Vote — for Now Republican lawmakers in Alabama Thursday were prepared to OK what would have been the most restrictive abortion law in the nation, outlawing the proc...
06:36, 05/10/2019

Abortion foes eye Supreme Court showdown in wake of Alabama ban Pro-life lawmakers in Alabama lit a national firestorm this week by approving a near-total ban on abortion and imposing harsh penalties on doctors wh...
20:36, 05/15/2019

Roe v. Wade at risk: key facts on legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights A bill passed by Alabama legislators that would outlaw nearly all abortions in the state is the strictest such measure in the United States. If signe...
21:12, 05/15/2019

Alabama gears up for abortion fight activists thought was history As Alabama passes the country's most restrictive abortion law, activists who believe in a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy are bracing for a ...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Georgia governor signs heartbeat abortion ban, joining a U.S. movement Georgia's Republican governor on Tuesday signed legislation outlawing abortion if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, part of a concerted effort t...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Georgia governor to sign heartbeat abortion ban, joining a U.S. movement Georgia's Republican governor on Tuesday is expected to sign a bill outlawing abortion if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, part of a concerted ...
12:36, 05/07/2019

Trump administration lets religious doctors opt out of abortion referrals The Trump administration on Thursday said insurers and medical workers who have faith-based objections to providing abortions, sterilization, or medi...
18:24, 05/02/2019

U.S. judge blocks new Trump abortion rule for health clinics A federal judge in Washington state on Thursday blocked a Trump administration rule that would prohibit taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from ...
14:38, 04/28/2019

Where does Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey stand on abortion, adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.    ...
10:12, 05/16/2019

| Abortion | US Immigration: WATCH the top World news videos for today Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law | Trump to propose making immigration more merit-based; here are the top World news videos for to...
11:12, 05/16/2019

Missouri Senate joins GOP anti-abortion wave with 8-week ban JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has passed a wide-ranging bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, acting...
14:24, 05/16/2019

Georgia 'heartbeat' law the latest in national push to outlaw abortion Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Tuesday signed into law one of the United States' strictest abortion laws, which bars most pregnancy terminations when a f...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's top financial officer on Thursday called for a number of retaliatory economic measures against Alabama in response to the state'...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Alabama abortion ban triggers Twitter reaction storm Celebrities, activists and politicians swarmed social media to air their opinions on a new law, signed on Wednesday, that almost totally bans abortio...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Republicans’ Extreme Messaging on Abortion Puts Democrats on the Defensive The unusually forceful campaign has created challenges that Democrats did not expect as they struggle to combat misinformation and thwart further eff...
19:24, 05/16/2019

Georgia Governor Signs "Heartbeat" Abortion Ban, Joining A US Movement Georgia's Republican governor on Tuesday signed legislation outlawing abortion if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, part of a concerted effort t...
19:12, 05/07/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Designed to Challenge Roe v. Wade at the Supreme Court. Here’s What Happens Next The Alabama Senate passed a bill late Tuesday that would effectively ban abortion in the state, with no exceptions for rape or incest, prompting an o...
22:12, 05/15/2019

Georgia Effectively Bans Abortion Under Bullshit 'Fetal Heartbeat' Law On Tuesday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed the state’s so-called “fetal heartbeat” law, banning abortion for women well before many know that they’re...
19:12, 05/07/2019

Abortion restrictions carry political risk for Republicans in 2020 The move by states like Alabama, Georgia and Ohio to impose drastic restrictions on abortion could bolster Republicans' support from religious voters...
02:24, 05/16/2019

Howard Stern: The Trump I know wasn't anti-abortion because he probably got a 'few people abortions' Longtime radio host Howard Stern said during an interview with "Good Morning America" that he does not believe President Trump is truly anti-abortion...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Republican Lawmaker 'Trolled' by Anti-Abortion Colleague After Speaking About Being Raped A South Carolina lawmaker who gave a speech about being raped as a teenager while advocating for rape and incest exceptions to the state’s 6-week abo...
16:24, 05/12/2019

Alyssa Milano Calls for Sex Strike to Protest Strict Abortion Laws Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet Friday night calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans pa...
01:48, 05/12/2019

Footballer Héctor Bellerín calls on sport to oppose Alabama abortion ban Arsenal defender says ban also an issue for men, and garners support from Ian WrightHéctor Bellerín, the Arsenal and Spain defender, has challenged f...
17:24, 05/18/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for a sex strike to protest Georgia's oppressive new abortion law American politics took a nasty (if painfully not unprecedented) lurch toward Gilead this week, when Georgia governor Brian Kemp signed a bill into la...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Trump backs abortion in cases of rape or incest, contradicting Alabama law President suggests abortion will be election issue, tweeting ‘we must stick together and Win for Life in 2020’Donald Trump, in a series of late night...
08:36, 05/19/2019

Fiancées of Indy 500 drivers wear T-shirts supporting the right to abortion Simon Pagenaud's fiancée, Hailey McDermott, said: "Let’s make the people who have done this to us uncomfortable."   ...
05:12, 05/19/2019

Georgia Republicans Celebrate Restricting Access to Abortion with a Fist Bump If Trumpism has been good for any one thing, it’s allowed Republicans the comfort level to show the nation exactly how they feel about their legislat...
02:00, 05/19/2019

Trump campaign spokeswoman suggests he’s opposed to parts of Alabama’s abortion ban The Alabama law bans abortions in most circumstances, including in cases of rape and incest. President Trump's campaign spokeswoman said: “The presid...
00:12, 05/19/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike as protest over Republican abortion laws Actor provokes storm with call to regain ‘bodily autonomy’GOP-held legislatures in quest to overturn Roe v WadeThe actor Alyssa Milano ignited a soci...
08:00, 05/12/2019

Top Kansas court rules state constitution protects abortion rights The Kansas Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the state's constitution protects a woman's right to an abortion and upheld an injunction blocking a st...
14:33, 04/28/2019

Abortion-rights activists to rally at supreme court against new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigner...
17:36, 05/21/2019

Abortion rights demonstrations seize agenda at Cannes film festival The green pro-abortion rights movement took over Cannes this week, as a series of protests at the famous French film festival drew the eye. A new doc...
21:48, 05/20/2019

Mom praying with teens outside abortion clinic tells of clash with Dem: 'I was concerned for my girls' A mother, who along with her two teenage daughters and their teenage friend, were harassed and threatened by a Democratic state representative last m...
09:24, 05/08/2019

Christian anti-abortion clinic chain sues HHS over Title X rules California's Obria Medical Clinics, a chain of anti-abortion pregnancy centers that bills itself as an alternative to Planned Parenthood, sued the Tr...
03:24, 05/21/2019

Ocasio-Cortez blasts ‘heartbeat’ abortion bill, calls it a ‘backdoor ban’ Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted an anti-abortion bill that was passed by the Georgia governor on Tuesday, calling it a “backdoor ban” ...
10:12, 05/08/2019

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyon...
04:12, 05/21/2019

'I don't feel safe': Alabama newspapers publish letters by women on abortion ban Three local publications devoted their Sunday editions to essays from women, ranging from fear to grappling with personal beliefsThree major Alabama ...
04:36, 05/21/2019

Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after disagreement arose on the...
19:48, 05/09/2019

Why the senators’ race matters in reporting the Alabama abortion ban | Paul Chadwick Readers argued it was wrong to highlight that white men voted in the measure. But lack of representation is central to the storyWhy, demanded several...
00:24, 05/20/2019

Alabama Dem attacks Trump Jr. with slur after abortion comments spark outcry The Democrat from Alabama who sparked outrage with his remarks defending abortion attacked Donald Trump Jr. saying he's "proof" that mothers should h...
03:48, 05/03/2019

No, maternal mortality did not spike in Texas after funding cuts to abortion clinics More than a year ago, revised numbers showed that the Texas maternal mortality rate was not as high as previously believed. But the news apparently h...
12:12, 05/21/2019

2020 Dem Bullock says abortion issue was settled by Supreme Court with Roe v. Wade Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, who last week became one of the latest Democrats to enter the presidential race, weighed on Sunday on the moves by severa...
00:12, 05/20/2019

Georgia’s new abortion law spurs boycott by multiple film production companies Multiple production companies have announced they will no longer film in Georgia after the state passed a restrictive abortion law. The law, signed b...
19:24, 05/10/2019

South Carolina governor pledges to sign state's 'heartbeat' abortion ban As more states across the nation advance abortion restrictions, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster told Fox News he will sign the state's "heartb...
16:48, 05/21/2019

Trump tells anti-abortion activists to stay united for 2020 WASHINGTON (AP) — With Alabama’s restrictive new abortion law stirring divisions on the right, President Donald Trump is imploring anti-abortio...
17:12, 05/19/2019

Abortion clinic asks full appeals court to rehear case LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky abortion clinic is asking a federal appeals court to rehear an appeal in the case of a state law that requires doct...
01:12, 05/21/2019

RNC Chairwoman 'personally' supports rape, incest exceptions to abortion bans Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said Friday that while she personally favors exceptions for rape and incest, she was wi...
22:48, 05/17/2019

Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she'll veto 'dismemberment' abortion ban bill Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, says she will veto legislation passed by the Republican state Senate that would ban a common abortion pro...
02:48, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate approves near-total ban on abortion; sends bill to the governor The measure includes the most sweeping restrictions on abortion in the United States, almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge.   &...
04:36, 05/15/2019

Missouri House approves 8-week abortion ban, sending it to governor’s desk The Missouri House on Friday approved a restrictive abortion bill that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy -- one of a slew of suc...
20:36, 05/17/2019

U.S. anti-abortion groups plot course from state capitals to Supreme Court Anti-abortion advocacy groups have pushed hard in recent months for the passage of bills to restrict or even ban the procedure outright at the state ...
03:12, 05/16/2019

Alabama state senator claims colleagues 'raped women' with abortion ban Democratic State Sen. Bobby Singleton blasted his colleagues in Alabama, suggesting that they "raped women" by passing a ban on nearly all abortions....
20:36, 05/15/2019

Elizabeth Warren announces plan to protect abortion rights – live Massachusetts senator and 2020 candidate unveiled plan after Alabama’s near-total abortion ban passed Tuesday nightSign up for the US briefing and ge...
15:24, 05/17/2019

Missouri assembly passes restrictive abortion bill, days after Alabama The lower house of the Missouri General Assembly passed a bill on Friday to prohibit women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnanc...
20:24, 05/17/2019

Georgia governor delays film trip amid abortion ban fallout ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has delayed an annual trip to Los Angeles to promote Georgia’s film industry as movie executives, produc...
11:24, 05/15/2019

Senator Warren calls for federal laws protecting abortion access U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for overhauling federal law to ensure that women continue to have access to abortion amid efforts in s...
00:00, 05/18/2019

Alabama latest in series of states passing restrictive abortion laws Alabama became the latest state to send a controversial abortion ban to the governor's desk, as advocates on both sides of the abortion debate prepar...
20:36, 05/15/2019

Behar pushes forced vasectomies for Alabama lawmakers who supported abortion ban "View" host Joy Behar suggested on Wednesday that Alabama lawmakers should be forced to undergo vasectomies after voting for the most restrictive abo...
21:24, 05/15/2019

It shouldn’t be left to women to fight alone for abortion rights | Gaby Hinsliff Pro-choice men should have the guts to campaign against the rolling back of laws that benefit both sexesNo woman can be free who does not control her...
08:00, 05/18/2019

Google Gave Free Ads to a Deceptive Anti-Abortion Counseling Organization An anti-abortion nonprofit has raised millions of dollars to further expand its mission to target “abortion-minded women,” and a public filing indica...
06:48, 05/14/2019

Google awarded anti-abortion group $150,000 in free advertising: report Google has come under the scrutiny of activists and reproductive rights groups after it was reported that the tech giant gave $150,000 worth of free ...
02:48, 05/16/2019

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said ...
10:00, 05/16/2019

Missouri moves a step closer to enacting eight-week abortion restriction A Missouri proposal to ban abortions after eight weeks — with the exception of a medical emergency for the mother — is a step closer to becoming law....
06:36, 05/18/2019

Argentine filmmaker shines light on country's abortion battle at Cannes An Argentine documentary, set for its premiere at Cannes on Saturday, is taking on the highly-charged topic of abortion, an issue that has polarized ...
03:48, 05/17/2019

'We're in the fight of our lives': Alabama abortion bill spurs lawsuits and protests Women’s health advocates and Democratic politicians promise to fight the bill and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwide...
22:12, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to governor Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign it into law and make the state one ...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama lawmakers, with eyes on overturning Roe v. Wade, pass nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday passed the strictest abortion ban in the country in a test of whether the Supreme Court's longstanding prohibition ...
16:48, 05/15/2019

Pressure mounts on Google to pull ads for anti-abortion clinics that 'deceive women' ‘Appalled’ Democrat urges action after Guardian revealed Google has given $150,000 in free ads to opaque anti-abortion groupGoogle is facing pressure...
20:12, 05/17/2019

ACLU, Planned Parenthood file lawsuit challenging Ohio anti-abortion law The American Civil Liberties Union, its Ohio branch and Planned Parenthood on Wednesday filed a lawsuit challenging an Ohio law that they say could b...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion law: Lady Gaga joins stars condemning near-total ban on procedure Lady Gaga has joined the list of celebrities condemning Alabama's strict abortion law which bans the procedure in almost all cases, including rape an...
08:48, 05/16/2019

Alabama state Rep. under fire for abortion comments: Donald Trump Jr.’s mother 'should’ve aborted him' Alabama Democratic state Rep. John Rogers, who came under fire from conservatives for his extreme remarks about abortion yesterday, responded to crit...
03:48, 05/03/2019

#YouKnowMe: Keke Palmer Shares Her Story in Response to Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Acclaimed actress Keke Palmer shared her personal experience with abortion in response to the #YouKnowMe thread begun on Twitter by actress and talk ...
03:36, 05/21/2019

Alabama Senate passes nation's strictest abortion bill: Washington Post Alabama's state senate has passed the nation's strictest abortion bill, making performing the procedure a felony with few exceptions, the Washington ...
18:12, 05/09/2019

Emily Ratajkowski poses naked in protest of Alabama's abortion bill passing Emily Ratajkowski is using her social media platform to voice her outrage over the recent passing of the bill in Alabama which makes nearly all abort...
02:48, 05/17/2019

How a rightwing group accessed the White House to spread its anti-abortion agenda The outsize influence of C-Fam in the top reaches of the Trump administration has helped turn the tide on the world stage on issues involving women’s...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey just signed the most restrictive abortion law in the US. Where does she stand on adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.    ...
12:12, 05/16/2019

Abortion Fight or Strong Economy? For G.O.P., Cultural Issues Undercut 2020 Message The longstanding verity that Americans vote with their pocketbook may be tested in the presidential election like never before, as Trump injects cult...
12:48, 05/19/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesda...
18:48, 05/21/2019

Georgia governor delays film industry trip amid abortion ban fallout ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has delayed an annual trip to Los Angeles to promote Georgia’s film industry as movie executives, producers a...
11:24, 05/15/2019

Missouri House Sends to Governor Bill Banning Abortion After 8 Weeks of Pregnancy Missouri’s governor got just what he asked for: The state’s House members on Friday passed and sent to him for his signature a bill that would become...
05:00, 05/18/2019

Abortion rights supporters plan hundreds of #StopTheBans rallies across nation Tuesday Hundreds of rallies were set across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortion...
18:36, 05/21/2019

Indy 500 drivers' wife, fiancee wear T-shirts supporting the right to abortion Simon Pagenaud's fiancée, Hailey McDermott, said: "Let’s make the people who have done this to us uncomfortable."   ...
03:00, 05/19/2019

Alabama state Senate passes near total abortion ban in direct challenge to Roe v. Wade The Alabama state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill essentially banning abortion in the state, a move specifically aimed at challenging more than 40 ...
17:36, 05/15/2019

Clad in green, film crew protest Argentina abortion law on Cannes red carpet Waving green scarves and chanting "solidarity for women", an Argentine film crew and several dozen campaigners turned the Cannes red carpet into a pr...
01:24, 05/19/2019

Georgia’s abortion bill has some Hollywood filmmakers vowing a boycott. But the studios are standing pat. Several production companies said they won’t do business in the state, and more than 50 actors signed a letter to legislators saying they will seek t...
06:00, 05/11/2019

Alabama abortion law an example of 'emboldened' GOP state houses after Kavanaugh replaced Kennedy, Thiessen says Alabama's new abortion law and other states' pending measures are examples of "emboldened" Republican-majority legislatures in the wake of Supreme Co...
03:12, 05/18/2019

Alyssa Milano called for a ‘sex strike’ to protest anti-abortion laws. It didn’t go over well. "Until women have legal control over our own bodies we just cannot risk pregnancy," Alyssa Milano tweeted. "JOIN ME by not having sex until we get bo...
07:48, 05/12/2019

'The View' host: Abortion is legal 'in order to stem' women drinking Drano and Tide "The View" host Whoopi Goldberg said Wednesday that abortion is legal to “stem” women from drinking Tide or Drano and throwing “themselves down the s...
01:12, 05/16/2019

‘It’s Time to Fight Back.’ Elizabeth Warren Unveils Her Strategy to Protect Abortion Access Sen. Elizabeth Warren says it’s time to “fight back” against restrictive abortion laws recently passed in several states around the...
14:24, 05/17/2019

Seth Meyers on Alabama anti-abortion law: Can you imagine how GOP would react if states banned all guns? Late-night host Seth Meyers spent time on Thursday ripping into Alabama's new anti-abortion law, which bans most abortions and does not provide exemp...
06:36, 05/18/2019

Progressive caucus co-chair calls for 'strong primary challenges' against anti-abortion Dems Anti-abortion Democrats could face dwindling resources and primary challenges as abortion became more of a prominent issue heading into the 2020 elec...
08:48, 05/19/2019

Georgia's six-week abortion ban reveals the cruelty of the anti-choice movement | Moira Donegan Under the new law, it’s possible that Georgia authorities could start treating every miscarriage as a potential homicideThe anti-choice movement has ...
20:12, 05/09/2019

Alabama: chaos breaks out in state senate over nation's strictest abortion bill – live Alabama politicians have scheduled a vote on the nation’s strictest abortion bill after a shouting match eruptedSign up to the US briefing and get a ...
20:12, 05/09/2019

California bill would give tax incentives to film, TV productions that leave states banning abortion A California Democratic lawmaker on Monday formally introduced a bill to offer tax breaks to film and television productions that relocate from state...
16:36, 05/21/2019

Alabama's abortion ban shows the chilling effect of Brett Kavanaugh's appointment | Jill Filipovic The goal of anti-abortion campaigners is to overturn Roe v Wade. With today’s radical, activist, rightwing supreme court, they may succeedThere is a ...
15:36, 05/16/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for a sex strike to protest anti-abortion laws, gets slammed on Twitter Alyssa Milano is calling on her followers to join her in a sex strike to protest anti-abortion laws – and the response has been mostly negative...
19:12, 05/11/2019

The Hill faces backlash for putting conservative-centric spin on Alabama Dem's abortion remarks The Hill is facing intense backlash for putting emphasis on the conservative reaction in its news story about the controversial abortion remarks made...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Come Jan. 1, Abortion Will Be Virtually Outlawed in the State of Georgia as Governor Signs So-Called Heartbeat Bill Into Law With a stroke of a pen Tuesday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp basically outlawed abortions in his state, signing into law the so-called heartbeat bill....
05:00, 05/08/2019

Abortion ban reaction: Democrats erupt, Republicans stay quiet as both sides see an impact in the 2020 election The Democratic presidential contenders cast the nation’s strictest ban as a severe blow to women’s rights, while Republicans on the ballot in 2020 di...
02:24, 05/16/2019

Restrictive abortion bill weighs on Alabama Republicans, who struggle with lack of exceptions for rape, incest Vote scheduled for Tuesday could secure an almost all-out ban on abortion amid hopes the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case and overturn Roe v. Wa...
10:48, 05/14/2019

After Georgia Passes Restrictive Anti-Abortion Bill, Film Companies Vow to Bounce Productions to Other States Several film production companies say they’re taking the midnight train the hell out of Georgia until the state reverses its recently passed anti-abo...
02:00, 05/11/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for tweets insulting Alabama lawmakers to 'go viral' over recently passed abortion bill Actress and activist Alyssa Milano boosted the signal of a Twitter thread that called out 13 Alabama lawmakers that helped pass the recent controvers...
17:12, 05/17/2019

Jordan Peele, J.J. Abrams to shoot series in Georgia, donate proceeds to fighting heartbeat abortion bill The upcoming HBO series “Lovecraft Country” will continue shooting in Georgia as planned, but will donate money from the production to two charities....
16:00, 05/12/2019

Trump insists he's 'strongly pro-life' while joining Republicans in speaking out against extreme aspects of recent anti-abortion laws Reuters President Donald Trump has distanced himself from restrictive abortion laws that don't allow for exemptions in cases of rape or incest. Tho...
22:12, 05/19/2019

Alyssa Milano is holding a sex strike to fight back against changing abortion laws. Here's the history behind the controversial method of protest. Rich Fury/Getty Images Alyssa Milano took to Twitter on Saturday to call for a sex strike in protest of recently-changed abortion laws across the co...
22:48, 05/11/2019

People are calling for boycotts of Georgia and Alabama over anti-abortion bills, and Hollywood stars are threatening to pull their projects from the states AP Photo/John Bazemore The governor of Georgia signed the country's most restrictive abortion bill into law last week, while Alabama lawmakers passe...
22:12, 05/15/2019

An abortion 'reversal'? The method is unproved, but Ohio lawmakers want women to consider it Republicans in Ohio want every women seeking a medical abortion to be informed of a method for abortion "reversal," which critics call unethical. &#...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Alabama Dem opposing abortion bill: 'Some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later' A Democratic state representative from Alabama is facing fierce backlash over his remarks in opposition to the abortion ban that was approved in his ...
08:24, 05/02/2019

'All out warfare': Hundreds take the streets in Alabama in abortion ban protest Alabama Gov. Kay signed the near-total ban Wednesday, a day after lawmakers declined to add exceptions into the ban for cases of rape or incest. &#...
12:36, 05/20/2019

Multiple film production companies say they won’t film in Georgia due to state’s new abortion law Multiple companies announced they will not be filming in Georgia going forward after Gov. Brian Kemp signed the controversial “heartbeat” abortion bi...
17:00, 05/11/2019

'Today is a dark day for women': Planned Parenthood vows to challenge Alabama abortion ban Planned Parenthood is gearing up for a legal battle against Alabama after state lawmakers passed the most extreme abortion ban in the US.  ...
19:36, 05/15/2019

Jameela Jamil describes abortion when she was younger as 'best decision I have ever made' as she slams US laws Jameela Jamil has described an abortion she had when she was younger as the "best decision" she has ever made as she hit out at a US state's new laws...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Abortion activists protest Georgia 'heartbeat' law Abortion activists are protesting Georgia's 'heartbeat' law. The signing caps weeks of tension and protests at the state Capitol and b...
04:12, 05/08/2019

Georgia governor signs 'heartbeat' abortion ban Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has signed into law one of the nation’s most restrictive abortion laws. (May 7)        ...
04:12, 05/08/2019

Alabama Democrat opposes abortion ban: ‘Kill them now or kill them later’ An Alabama state lawmaker is taking heat for bizarre comments he made in advance of a bill that will criminalize nearly all abortions in the state. T...
21:12, 05/02/2019

How does Alabama's near-total abortion ban bill compare to Georgia's 'fetal heartbeat' law? Georgia passed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the US. How does Alabama's abortion bill legislators are currently weighing stack u...
14:00, 05/15/2019

How does Alabama's abortion bill compare to Georgia's 'fetal heartbeat' law? Georgia passed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the US. How does Alabama's abortion bill legislators are currently weighing stack u...
13:12, 05/15/2019

India votes in final day of elections Indian voters are taking to the polls as the country's marathon elections come to a close. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hoping to secure another f...
07:24, 05/19/2019

Skaði, The Norse ‘Giantess’ with a Godly Vendetta In Norse mythology, Skaði (also anglicized as Skadi, Skade, or Skathi) is a giantess and goddess. She is most often associated with winter. Apart fro...
07:48, 05/19/2019

Harry and Meghan share behind-the-scenes pictures of wedding The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared behind-the-scenes images from their big day at Windsor Castle as they celebrate their first wedding annive...
16:36, 05/19/2019

Mitch McConnell embraces his dark side Call him “Cocaine Mitch,” “Nuclear Mitch,” or the steward of the “legislative graveyard.” Mitch McConnell says he’s the “Grim Reaper” anyway, so he’s...
16:48, 05/19/2019

| Marquez wins French MotoGP for family double Spain's defending world champion Marc Marquez of Honda won the French MotoGP at Le Mans ahead of Italian pair Andrea Dovizioso and Danilo Petrucci of...
17:48, 05/19/2019

Punjab Likely To Be Silver Lining For Congress, Exit Polls Predict The two-year-old government of Amarinder Singh in Punjab, which the BJP hoped was facing some amount of anti-incumbency, could fare the best among th...
21:24, 05/19/2019

U.S. to unveil economic plan for peace in Middle East The plan, which has been two years in the making, envisions large-scale investment and infrastructure work in the Palestinian territories. But the ce...
02:24, 05/20/2019

Chippy Koepka getting harder to ignore after fourth major win Brooks Koepka has gone from being an afterthought to the most dominant player in golf over the last two years, the quiet assassin who speaks softly b...
05:36, 05/20/2019

The Game of Thrones Has Been Won We’ve been through eight seasons, countless battles, a war that lasted lifetimes. Kings and queens have risen, and they have fallen. All leading us r...
07:12, 05/20/2019

Opinion: Kawhi Leonard saves Raptors' season in double-overtime Game 3 win over Bucks Kawhi Leonard put forth another memorable NBA playoff performance in the Toronto Raptors' double-overtime win over the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 3...
09:12, 05/20/2019

Egypt says after bus attack, 12 militants killed in Cairo CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says security forces killed 12 members of a militant group with suspected links to the now-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood in shootout...
11:48, 05/20/2019

Designer claims £100,000 kitchen sank after neighbours built new basement An interior designer is locked in a court battle with her wealthy neighbours over claims their basement extension has caused her floor to sink and ru...
12:24, 05/20/2019

Huawei responds to Android ban with service and security guarantees, but its future is unclear Huawei has finally gone on the record about a ban on its use of Android, but the company’s long-term strategy on mobile still remains unclear....
12:24, 05/20/2019

11 soccer players arrested in Georgia in match-fixing case Eleven soccer players in Georgia have been arrested on suspicion of match-fixing and face lengthy prison sentences       &#...
14:12, 05/20/2019

Google’s lung cancer detection AI outperforms 6 human radiologists Google AI researchers collaborating with Northwestern Medicine made an AI model better at lung cancer detection and screenings than human radiologist...
17:12, 05/20/2019

Someone left water bottles in the ‘Game of Thrones’ finale It’s another “Game of Thrones” gaffe. Just two weeks after a coffee cup left onscreen sparked countless memes, fans spotted not one...
17:24, 05/20/2019

Google unveils new $999 smart glasses for businesses, undercutting Microsoft's HoloLens on price Google announced Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 on Monday, a new set of smart glasses that's catered toward businesses and costs $999. Google...
19:24, 05/20/2019

Jada Pinkett Smith Gets Candid About Her "Unhealthy" Relationship With Porn Jada Pinkett Smith is opening up about her past "porn addiction." On the latest episode of her hit Facebook series Red Table Talk, the Girls Trip ac...
19:48, 05/20/2019

Democratic hopeful Bennet unveils climate plan with farm, conservation focus U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender, unveiled a plan on Monday to tackle climate change with a focus on slashing em...
20:12, 05/20/2019

Three Of The Most Obscure Transformers Have Been Modernized For 2019 The Firecons are far from the best-known Transformers ever made. Released in 1988, the little robots that turned into spark-spitting monsters were no...
20:12, 05/20/2019

Extreme life coaching is all the rage – if you’re bored and rich enough Millennials are under constant pressure to be fulfilled – and successful. But will camping with a life coach stop us feeling empty inside?Got lots of...
21:36, 05/20/2019