India’s Top Court Extends Abortion Rights to All Women, Removes Marital Distinction–1101329904.html India’s Top Court Extends Abortion Rights to All Women, Removes Marital Distinction India’s Top Court Extends Abortion Rights to All Women, Removes Marital Distinction India was one of the first countries in the world to legalize abortion under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act in 1971. The act has since been… 29.09.2022, Sputnik … Read more

Abortion access in Europe isn’t universal. This network helps people receive care in the Netherlands

Editor’s Note: This story is part of As Equals, CNN’s ongoing series on gender inequality. For information about how the series is funded and more, check out our FAQs. Amsterdam, the Netherlands CNN  —  It’s early evening in an affluent neighborhood in the Dutch city of Haarlem and bed and breakfast owners Arnoud and Marika … Read more

“This Is the Whole Point of the Movement”: Doctors Fear IVF Will Be the Next Target in GOP’s Abortion Crusade

Among many reproductive-rights advocates and physicians, the end target for the antiabortion movement has always been clear: protecting the unborn at the precise moment of fertilization. “Everyone that is following this battle definitely thinks personhood is the ultimate goal—defining fetal personhood at conception seems to be the goal,” Seema Mohapatra, a health and ethics professor … Read more

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Used His Wife as a Decoy to Avoid Being Served Abortion-Suit Subpoena

Ken Paxton is the attorney general of Texas, making him the top legal officer in the state. Given that title, you might think Paxton cares deeply about the law and takes great pains to set a good example for all Texans re: following it. But apparently, not so much! And not just because he loves … Read more

Republicans Double Down on Obliterating Abortion Rights in “Commitment to America” Agenda

If you’re a sentient being who’s been conscious over the last several months, you’re probably aware of the fact that the Republican Party is waging an all-out attack on reproductive rights. Sincere Roe v. wade was overturned in June, GOP officials all across the country have passed or put into effect extreme abortion laws, while … Read more

How Giorgia Meloni and her far-right party became a driving force in Italian politics

Rome CNN — When Giorgia Meloni first burst onto the political scene in 2006 as the youngest ever vice-president of the National Alliance party, she sealed her fate as a far-right politician. The National Alliance, formerly the Italian Social Movement, was unapologetically neo-fascist, formed by supporters of Benito Mussolini. Meloni herself openly admired the dictator … Read more

“What’s Plan B?” Asks Michigan AG Candidate Before Declaring It Should Be Banned Like Fentanyl

A frequent argument from individuals who believe in reproductive freedom is that the politicians proposing, passing, and enforcing laws restricting what Americans can and cannot do with their own bodies should have to pass a ninth-grade biology class before doing so. While it wouldn’t solve everything—even an anti-choice zealot could, conceivably, read up on how … Read more

“Should This Decision Be Made by Dr. Oz?”: Abortion-Rights Fight Is Taking Center Stage in Pennsylvania Senate Race

Seated on red plastic bleachers in the Montgomery County Community College gymnasium in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, Alexis McGill Johnson, the president and CEO of Planned Parenthood and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, was fired. Sporting a black T-shirt emblazoned with a rainbow-colored “1973”—a nod to the passage of Roe v. wade—Johnson said the organization’s “playbook … Read more

Lindsey Graham Doesn’t Care If His Abortion Ban Will Force Women to Give Birth to Children With No Chance of Survival

On Tuesday afternoon, less than a month and a half after the words “states should decide…the issue of abortion” exited his mouth, Lindsey Graham introduced legislation that would ban the medical procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy at the federal level. While the South Carolina senator’s bill allows for exceptions in the case of incest … Read more

“We Cannot and Will Not Stand By”: Abortion-Rights Activists Brace for West Virginia’s Dystopian, Near-Total Abortion Ban

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice is poised to sign a near-total ban on abortion into law. After a similar version of the legislation stalled earlier this summer, with Republicans deadlocked over just how severe to make it, the ban breezed through the GOP-controlled legislature on Tuesday. Within five hours, both chambers overwhelmingly approved the measure—77 … Read more