Tag: abortion

NEWS

Senate Republican Graham Unveils Abortion Bill Ahead Of Midterms

WASHINGTON — Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham proposed new national restrictions on abortion on Tuesday, two months before the Nov. 8 midterm elections in which the abortion issue has emerged as potential albatross for Republican candidates. With control of the Senate up for grabs and some jittery Republican candidates softening their positions on abortion, Graham announced legislation that would ban the […]

NEWS

President Joe Biden Signed An Executive Order Aimed At Protecting Abortion Rights

President Joe Biden signed an executive order Friday aimed at protecting abortion rights in response to the landmark decision by the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade. “I’m asking the Justice Department, that much like they did in the civil rights era, to do something, to do everything in their power to protect these women seeking to invoke their rights,” […]

NEWS

Protesters At U.S. Supreme Court Decry Abortion Ruling Overturning Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON/JACKSON, MISS. — Hundreds of protesters descended on the U.S. Supreme Court Saturday to denounce the justice’s decision to overturn the half-century-old Roe v. Wade precedent that recognized women’s constitutional right to abortion. The sweeping ruling by the court, with a 6-3 conservative majority, was set to vastly change American life, with nearly half the states considered certain or likely to […]

NEWS

Disney, Other US Companies Offer Abortion Travel Benefit As Supreme Court Strikes Down Roe

NEW YORK — U.S. companies including Walt Disney Co. and Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc. said Friday they will cover employees’ expenses if they have to travel for abortion services after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday took the dramatic step of overturning the landmark 1973 ruling that recognized a woman’s constitutional right […]

POLITICS

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Opines On Abortion

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said in an interview with USA Today a national abortion ban is “possible” if Roe v. Wade gets overturned this summer. “If the leaked opinion became the final opinion, legislative bodies — not only at the state level but at the federal level — certainly could legislate in that area,” McConnell told USA Today when asked […]

HEALTH/FOOD

Interesting Key Facts About Abortion

Abortion is a common health intervention. It is safe when carried out using a method recommended by WHO, appropriate to the pregnancy duration, and by someone with the necessary skills. Six out of 10 of all unintended pregnancies end in an induced abortion. Around 45% of all abortions are unsafe, of which 97% take place in developing countries. Unsafe abortion […]