Abortion

Anti-abortion protesters attend the March for Life on Jan. 25, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Poll: 56 Percent Of Americans Want Abortions Banned After 20 Weeks

A new poll indicates that a majority of Americans believe that abortions should be banned after 20 weeks.

07/25/2013

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Federal Judge Blocks North Dakota Abortion Law, Calls It ‘Unconstitutional’

A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked a new North Dakota law that bans abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected — as early as six weeks into pregnancy, calling the law “clearly invalid and unconstitutional.”

07/22/2013

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Fairfax Revamps Zoning, Prompting Abortion Debate

The Fairfax City Council has voted to revamp its zoning of medical facilities, drawing the ire of pro-abortion rights activists.

07/10/2013

Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wis., speaks at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on March 16, 2013 in National Harbor, Md. (credit: Pete Marovich/Getty Images)

Federal Judge Blocks Enforcement Of Wisconsin Abortion Law

A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order Monday evening to block enforcement of a new Wisconsin law that bans doctors who lack admitting privileges at nearby hospitals from performing abortions.

07/09/2013

The White House says comments by a Republican lawmaker about rape show, quote, an "alarming disregard for women."  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Carney: Republican Rape Comments Show ‘Alarming Disregard For Women’

The White House says comments by a Republican lawmaker about rape show, quote, an “alarming disregard for women.”

06/13/2013

The U.S. Supreme Court says women in America can terminate a pregnancy and that every citizen has an individual right to own a firearm, but those rulings have done little to settle political arguments over abortion and guns. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

State Laws Show Wide Differences On Abortion, Guns

The U.S. Supreme Court says women in America can terminate a pregnancy and that every citizen has an individual right to own a firearm, but those rulings have done little to settle political arguments over abortion and guns.

06/08/2013

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4 Md. Abortion Clinics Shut Down, 3 Docs Suspended

Four affiliated abortion clinics in Maryland have been shut down, and three doctors have had their licenses suspended after a patient died at one clinic and regulators found lax procedures at all four.

06/05/2013

File photo of an anti-abortion protest  (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

GOP Questions IRS Scrutiny Of Anti-Abortion Groups

When a small anti-abortion group in Iowa sought nonprofit status, the IRS asked its board to promise not to organize protests outside Planned Parenthood and demanded to know how its prayer meetings and protest signs were educational.

05/22/2013

File photo of the U.S. Supreme Court building. (credit: Getty Images)

US Rep. Cramer Criticized For Linking Legalized Abortion To School Shootings

U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer is defending comments he made this month linking legalized abortion with school shootings.

05/21/2013

A new Gallup poll asked respondents how other fellow Americans feel about abortion: 51 percent of U.S. adults said they think the public is mostly “pro-choice,” while 35 percent said “pro-life” stances held the majority. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Poll: Americans Incorrectly Believe ‘Pro-Choice’ Dominates US Abortion Views

More than half of Americans misjudge the country’s views on abortion, believing incorrectly that the U.S. public is predominantly “pro-choice.”

05/15/2013

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