Anyone who knowingly “aids or abets the performance or inducement of an abortion” could be held liable under a new Texas bill.
And it’s only April.
An investigation by openDemocracy found 12 countries where women were connected with doctors to prescribe the treatment, including the UK, Canada, Italy, and Spain.
In Japan, a woman used to need her husband’s permission to have an abortion even if he had raped her.
While women fight a near-total abortion ban in Poland, the country’s schoolchildren are being rewarded for creating pro-life paintings.
Oklahoma state Rep. Brad Boles, 37, explained his use of the offensive term as a “slip of tongue.”
Five young women are taking on one of the world’s harshest abortion bans in this month’s legislative elections. They don’t expect to win—yet.
Rep. Sandy Salmon’s bill, which is making its way through the Iowa Legislature, would have the government track people down to try to talk them out of abortions.
The Arkansas state Legislature—which is dominated by Republicans—passed a measure that would legally require people who want an abortion to call before undergoing the procedure.
An increasing number of Poles are crossing the border to terminate their pregnancies. But Germany has its own growing anti-abortion movement—and a set of policies that have inspired new foreign restrictions.
“If you want to spout, ‘My body, my body choice,’ you need to spend some time in our Arizona penal system,” said one state lawmaker.
The country is facing a third-straight night of nationwide protests.