Tag Archives: Abortion

Perspectives: New Abortion Laws Put Pressure On Physicians Who Are Trying To Give Best Care To Women

Opinion writers weigh in on the laws being passed at the state level to prevent abortions. The Washington Post: New Abortion Laws Are Especially Cruel To My Patients With High-Risk Pregnancies  When I walk into a room of a woman whose water has broken at 16 weeks or 18 weeks or 20 weeks of pregnancy,… Read More »

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill

(Reuters) – Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the United States. The legislation allows for an abortion after the eighth week only in the case of medical emergencies. On Wednesday, Alabama… Read More »

Warren calls for abortion protection in US

US Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has called for overhauling federal law to ensure women continue to have access to abortion amid efforts in states like Alabama and Ohio to enact bans. The issue of abortion has been thrust into the national dialogue after a series of states controlled by Republicans began passing… Read More »