(WASHINGTON) -- Anti-abortion advocates blasted individual candidates including Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley for refusing to commit to a national ban on abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy -- a pledge taken by some of their competitors on... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis took heat this week from a major anti-abortion group and two primary rivals for his skepticism about the viability of a federal abortion ban, which is a politically sensitive issue being embraced by some other Republican candidates this... Read More.
(AUSTIN, Texas) -- On the second day of a hearing over a lawsuit filed against the state of Texas, an anti-abortion doctor who practices in the state testified Thursday in support of the ban, stating "the law is clear" and that if doctors believe... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Two people were charged on Tuesday with threatening reproductive health service facilities clinics in Florida, the Justice Department announced.Caleb Freestone, 27, and Amber Smith-Stewart, 23, were indicted by a federal grand jury for being "engaged in a conspiracy to prevent employees of... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Among their first priorities while serving in the House majority, Republicans voted Wednesday on two measures related to abortion -- a key issue for the party after the Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade last summer.One of the bills, a resolution,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Filmmaker Cynthia Lowen began the process of making the new documentary film “Battleground” with a genuine curiosity about the anti-abortion movement.Lowen wanted to understand how, despite being in the minority, anti-abortion movement organizers "were being so successful in advancing their agenda,”... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Confused yet on where the abortion debate stands? If not, you probably should be.Three months after securing the biggest victory in their political lives at the Supreme Court, a close ally of former President Donald Trump and a major anti-abortion rights group proposed... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The ability to access abortions in Kansas is not changing.ABC News projects that voters on Tuesday rejected an amendment to the state constitution that would have specified "Kansas does not require government funding of abortion and does not create or secure... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In a House hearing on Capitol Hill this week, an anti-abortion rights advocate said ending a pregnancy isn't an abortion when it involves a 10-year-old rape victim.The comment stunned the Democratic lawmaker questioning her.The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists defines abortion as... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department has charged nine anti-abortion protesters with conspiring to obstruct access to a women's reproductive health facility in Washington, D.C., in October 2020, according to an indictment unsealed Wednesday afternoon.Prosecutors say Lauren Handy, Jonathan Darnel, Jay Smith, Paula Harlow, Jean... Read More.