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December 08, 2019

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US lawyers who have had abortions file Supreme Court brief

US lawyers who have had abortions file Supreme Court brief

More than 360 American women who have had abortions and work in the legal profession, including several high-profile attorneys, have filed a brief with the Supreme Court ahead of a closely watched abortion case."I write because I want the Court to know how ac

Mexico moves toward legal abortion, but women still face jail

Mexico moves toward legal abortion, but women still face jail

Martha Mendez and Susana Duenas were both teenagers when they committed their "crime": suffering a miscarriage.Accused of having an abortion -- which is illegal in all but two states in Mexico -- Mendez was forced to ask her fetus for forgiveness. Duenas was

Argentina's leftist president-elect reignites abortion debate

Argentina's leftist president-elect reignites abortion debate

The inauguration of Argentina's president-elect Alberto Fernandez next month has reignited a debate over the legalization of abortion, a year after conservatives narrowly blocked its decriminalization, leaving the country bitterly divided over the issue.Ferna

Folau claims bushfires 'God's judgement' for gay marriage

Folau claims bushfires 'God's judgement' for gay marriage

Sacked Wallabies rugby star Israel Folau Monday sparked outrage by suggesting destructive bushfires and drought ravaging Australia were "God's judgement" for the legalisation of same-sex marriage and abortion.The devout Christian, who is pursuing legal act

US judge blocks Alabama's near-total abortion ban

US judge blocks Alabama's near-total abortion ban

A federal judge on Tuesday blocked a strict abortion ban in Alabama that would punish doctors with up to 99 years in prison for performing the procedure.The ban was set to go into effect November 15 but US District Judge Myron Thompson granted an injunction pe

Hearings open on fate of Missouri's last abortion clinic

Hearings open on fate of Missouri's last abortion clinic

Health officials opened hearings Monday that could see Missouri's sole abortion clinic closed down, making it the first US state in almost half a century to lack any facilities for terminations. State health officials have said the clinic fails to meet safety