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.
Business Owner: We Want To Provide Good Health Care For Employees But Don’t Want To Fund Abortive Procedures
Business owners who don’t want to pay for their employees’ birth control are ending that coverage after the Supreme Court said they could choose on grounds of religious belief not to comply with part of the health care law.