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Planned Parenthood exits federal family planning program

Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions.

Trump administration's 'Conscience rule' delayed until November

San Francisco - The Trump administration has agreed to postpone implementing a "conscience" rule allowing medical workers to decline performing abortions or other medical treatments on moral or religious grounds.

Texas rule on cremation or burial of fetal remains takes effect

Despite fierce opposition from abortion rights advocates and the medical community, a Texas rule requiring the cremation or burial of fetal remains, regardless of gestational age will go into effect on December 19, 2016.

Madrid cops bust back-street quacks (Video)

Madrid - A gang of Chinese origin, accused of performing illegal back-street abortions, dentistry and surgery in "deplorable" amateur clinics in private homes and other premises, was busted by Spain's National Police Friday.

No contraception and botched abortions way of life in Uganda

In Uganda, abortions are historically a subject people don't talk about. Most women think abortions are illegal, and this has resulted in fear and secrecy because of a lack of clarity over Uganda's abortion laws by its government.

North Dakota considering banning all abortions

Fargo - Last week North Dakota lawmakers passed what is considered to be the strictest of abortion laws. Another bill currently in the making looks at banning all abortions.

Ann Coulter draws a 'parallel' between gun and abortion rights

Conservative pundit Ann Coulter, when speaking on Fox News with Sean Hannity, decided to draw a comparison between gun ownership rights and abortion rights.

France passes bill to pay for abortions

On Friday, France's lower house voted to fully reimburse all abortions, as well as making contraception free for minors.

Sweden Approves Gender-Based Abortions

According to a report in the Washington Times women is Sweden will be permitted to terminate a pregnancy based on the sex of the fetus. So says the Sweden's National Board of Health and Welfare.

If You Voted For Obama, You Must Do Penance, Says Catholic Priest

According to Catholic Priest Reverend Jay Scott Newman, those that voted for Democratic nominee Barack Obama of Illinois must do penance before taking Holy Communion.

Psychiatrists warn abortions can lead to mental illness

The Royal College of Psychiatrists in Britain warns that women may risk mental health breakdowns if they undergo abortions. They say women should be given proper counseling about an abortion's possible link to their mental health.

Op-Ed: Catholic Church Tries to Pressure Amnesty International

The Church continues to throw its weight around, proving again that its concern is, as it always has been, for souls rather than human beings. What happens to real women and real children is considerably less important to this medieval institution.

UK Doctors Call For Easier Abortions For Women in the First Nine Weeks

UK Doctors have voted on the change of a forty year old law dictating the procedure of terminations. Three quarters of GP's have agreed on the motion to ease the law making abortions more accessible for women in the first trimester.

More UK Doctors Say No To Abortions

There is a knock on effect within the services from the crumbling NHS as more and more doctors say no to abortions

Women Get Divergent Messages About Abortion

Emergency contraception: Family planning clinics call it "birth control to prevent pregnancy after unprotected intercourse" ... Crisis pregnancy centers call it pills that "could act to kill her preborn child -- a living human being"

Nurses 'could perform abortions'

New interpretation of the law says early surgical abortions could be carried out by nurses,

Texas legislator proposes $500 to stop abortions

A Texas legislator has proposed that pregnant women considering abortion be offered $500 not to end their pregnancies.

Ultrasounds Before Abortions Bill In South Carolina Gets Approval

In yet another white male's attempt to scare women into not having abortions, Rep. Greg Delleney's bill that requires a doctor to "verify the probable gestational age of the embryo or fetus by using an obstetric ultrasound" got second reading approval.

South Dakota Mulls Ban On Nearly All Abortions

People who oppose abortion hope the measure becomes the vehicle for a legal challenge to the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, which legalized abortion.

Midwives could perform safe abortions, study says

I suppose they could if they were well enough "Trained" but I wonder it that would happen...

Deadly toll of unsafe abortions tallied for developing world

68,000 women a year die of unsafe abortions.

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