Scottish Cardinal will end his membership with Amnesty International because of the group's new policy that supports a woman's right to have an abortion under certain circumstances.
Recent efforts to expand prenatal care for low-income or uninsured women in Loudoun and Prince William counties in Virginia have halted, and community leaders are working to ensure pregnant women receive prenatal care, the Washington Post reports.
Chinese government plans to implement new regulations to ban sex-selective abortion in an effort to counter the widening gender imbalance.
Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri would have to end abortion services at clinics in Columbia and Kansas City.
The widespread use of tests to determine the sex of a fetus in India are fueling an increase in sex-selective abortion.
New Jersey health officials inspected only one of the six-state licensed abortion clinics in two years.
Albany community health leaders are concerned about access to abortion in the region.
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South Dakota state law would have banned abortion in the state except to save a woman's life.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is revealing more complex thoughts on abortion rights.
"Determinants of Inadequate Prenatal Care Utilization by African-American Women," Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved: The study examines the perceptions of black women's use of prenatal care services. Researchers interviewed 246 black women in Washington, D.C., during their postpartum hospitalizations at one of five area hospitals. Using the Kotelchuck Adequacy of Prenatal Care Utilization Index, researchers determined that 40% of the participants had received adequate prenatal care.
Mitt Romney has come under a furious assault from some other Republican candidates and network of abortion-rights opponents.
Abortion providers have begun injecting fetuses with lethal drugs prior to procedure to avoid accusations that they violated the ban and potential prosecution.
Rudy Giuliani declined to answer questions about how religion has shaped his views on issues such as abortion.
Colorado, Illinois, Maryland state take actions on legislation related to abortion, emergency contraction and sex education.
Candidates for the Republican presidential nomination discussed their views on abortion rights.
Drug usage during pregnancy. 10 years after the FDA recognized that the rules needed to be revamped, they have still not been modified, resulting in anxiety on the part of physicians and patients and the unnecessary termination of wanted pregnancies.
Portugal law that legalizes abortions during the first 10 weeks of pregnancy is a crucial step in a process of modernization and reform.
New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani supports abortion rights.
Policy adopted in May supports a woman's right to have an abortion under certain circumstances,.
Pratibha Patil would fight for women's rights and called for an end to sex-selective abortion and infant mortality.
The birth rate among females ages 15 to 19 in Montgomery County increased by 16% between 2002 and 2005.
Programs that aim to prevent unintended pregnancies and encourage women who do conceive to carry to term.
There has been no serious discussion among Democratic leaders about moving away from the party's long-standing support of abortion rights.
"Are You Ready?" brochure offers useful info on physical, emotional and financial costs of having a baby.
The three-person Colorado Initiative Title Setting Review Board on Wednesday titled a ballot proposal that would define a fetus as a person and extend to it rights and protections under the state constitution, the Associated Press reports (Associated Press, 7/20). The group Colorado for Equal Rights, which is advocating for the proposal, must collect more than 76,000 signatures to put the measure on the statewide ballot.
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani would not use a potential U.S. Supreme Court nominee's abortion-rights position as a "litmus test."
Spouses of women from other countries, such as China, who were forced to undergo abortions or sterilizations do not automatically qualify for asylum.