Nationwide, the AP survey showed a decrease in abortions of about 12 percent since 2010.
Republicans pushed legislation toward House passage Thursday that would revoke a local District of Columbia law barring discrimination against workers who have abortions, the latest clash pitting claims of religious freedom against reproductive rights.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a newly declared Republican presidential candidate, is dodging a central question about abortion: What exceptions, if any, should be made if the procedure were to be banned?
Senate Democrats blocked legislation Tuesday to help the victims of human trafficking amid a partisan dispute over abortion that threatens to sink the once-uncontroversial measure.
A Republican-controlled state Senate committee has defeated an attempt to repeal a 2012 law requiring a woman seeking an abortion to undergo an ultrasound procedure first.
A Virginia Republican lawmaker is advocating for a bill that would make it illegal to perform an abortion on a woman who has been pregnant for 20 weeks or longer.
By a near party-line 242-179, the House voted to permanently forbid federal funds for most abortion coverage.
House Republicans cut planned debate of a bill criminalizing virtually all late-term abortions after objections from GOP women and Democrats left them short of votes.
The Supreme Court is refusing to allow Arizona to enforce stringent restrictions on drug-induced abortions while a challenge to those rules plays out in lower courts.
A high school principal is facing criticism after rejecting a proposal from students who wanted to create an anti-abortion club.