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Texas, Ohio suspend abortions citing coronavirus fight

Texas, Ohio suspend abortions citing coronavirus fight

Texas and Ohio have ordered doctors to suspend carrying out abortions and all other non-urgent surgery as part of the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Abortion rights activists criticized the moves as an ideological maneuver and said abortions are not p

Gibraltar divided ahead of abortion referendum

Gibraltar divided ahead of abortion referendum

Rare divisions have emerged in Gibraltar over an upcoming referendum on easing the tiny territory's draconian abortion laws as a poll published on Thursday suggested 70 percent would vote in favour. Ahead of the March 19 referendum, campaigners on both sides

US Supreme Court hears case that could set future of abortion

US Supreme Court hears case that could set future of abortion

The US Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a major abortion case for the first time since President Donald Trump appointed two new conservative justices -- with the future of the procedure potentially at stake.What may be the most significant case on th

The pressure of daily life for US abortion providers

The pressure of daily life for US abortion providers

For seven years, Julie Burkhart worked alongside Dr. George Tiller until his death in 2009, when he was shot in a Kansas church by an anti-abortion extremist.Since then, Burkhart has taken up the torch. "I will never regret it, because it was the right thing

Argentina braces anew for abortion battle

Argentina braces anew for abortion battle

Argentine President Alberto Fernandez will fulfill an election pledge next week when he brings a bill before Congress aiming to legalize abortion, setting off the latest salvos in a debate that has bitterly divided the traditionally Catholic South American nat

US Supreme Court to hear high-stakes abortion case

US Supreme Court to hear high-stakes abortion case

The future of abortion in the United States could be at stake when the Supreme Court on Wednesday hears what may be its most significant case on the controversial subject in decades.At issue is a state law in Louisiana which requires doctors who perform aborti