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US prosecutors say they won't enforce strict abortion laws

US prosecutors say they won't enforce strict abortion laws

A group of American prosecutors pledged on Friday not to enforce strict abortion laws in response to attempts to tighten access to the procedure in parts of the United States.The 42 elected prosecutors -- some of whom come from states that have restricted acce

Biden, in flip, opposes ban on federal funds for abortion

Biden, in flip, opposes ban on federal funds for abortion

Leading US Democrat Joe Biden, facing major pressure from several rivals chasing the party's 2020 presidential nomination, on Thursday reversed his longstanding opposition to using federal funds for abortions.For decades the former vice president supported th

US bishop denying communion to politicians for abortion views

US bishop denying communion to politicians for abortion views

A US Catholic bishop announced Thursday that he is denying communion to two Democratic leaders of the Illinois state legislature because of their stance on abortion. Bishop Thomas Paprocki of the Diocese of Springfield, in the midwestern state's capital, targ

Biden support for abortion limits draws fierce party backlash

Biden support for abortion limits draws fierce party backlash

Presidential Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden came under spirited attack from White House rivals Wednesday after his campaign confirmed that he supports a ban on federal funding for abortions that many in his party want overturned.The pile-on within hours by a

Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence

Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence

Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires on Monday in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence against women.Since 2015, June 3 has been a day of demonstration in the country for women and members