NYC Rejects Federal Funds For Women's Health Care, Will Use Taxpayer Money To Cover Abortion Counseling, ServicesMayor de Blasio said he has decided to say no to federal aid for family planning and related health services for women because it allegedly comes with unacceptable strings attached.
Federal Lawsuit Filed To Block Alabama's New Abortion BanA federal lawsuit filed Friday asks a judge to block an Alabama law that outlaws almost all abortions, the most far-reaching attempt by a conservative state to seek new restrictions on the procedure.
Cardinal Dolan: New Laws Restricting Abortion A Direct Response To New York's Reproductive Health ActPro-abortion rights advocates across the country marched Tuesday in protest against new laws restricting abortions in several states.
Alabama Passes Near-Total Abortion Ban With No Exceptions For Rape Or IncestThe bill is the most restrictive anti-abortion measure passed since Roe v. Wade was decided in 1973.
NYC Teacher Faces Backlash For Showing Anti-Abortion Video To Fifth-Grade ClassIt’s not the type of video you'd expect to see in a fifth-grade dance class. The clip featured a group of high school performers pretending to be unborn fetuses.
Dolan Promotes Church Alternatives To Abortion, Pushes Back Against Cuomo's Reproductive Health ActNew York Timothy Cardinal Dolan held a press conference Monday to reaffirm the archdiocese's "commitment to helping pregnant women in need" and highlight healthcare alternatives offered by Catholic services.
Cardinal Dolan Fires Back At Gov. Cuomo, Feud Over Abortion Beliefs GrowsCardinal Dolan is getting fed up with Gov. Cuomo. Dolan called out the former altar boy on Twitter, saying Cuomo linked the archbishop to the so-called "religious right" for his pro-life beliefs.
President Trump Takes Aim At New York's New Abortion Law In SOTU AddressGov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Reproductive Health Act into law late last month.
Critics Say New York's New Abortion Law Goes Too FarThe reproductive rights act was just signed into law last week, but it has already triggered a firestorm.
New York Dems Flex Muscles, Pass Reproductive Health ActA re-write of New York abortion laws has been held up by Republicans for more than a decade.
Cuomo Pushing To Add Abortion Rights To NY ConstitutionState democrats say they hope to pass the Reproductive Health Act by Jan. 22, which is the 46th anniversary of Roe vs Wade, the case which legalized abortion.
Trump Administration Wants To Withhold Taxpayer Money From Health Clinics That Provide Abortions, ReferralsThe Trump administration is proposing major changes to health rules that could effectively cut off millions of dollars to some health clinics.
Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe Of 'Roe V. Wade' Abortion Case, Dies At 69McCorvey died at an assisted living center in Katy, Texas, said journalist Joshua Prager, who is working on a book about McCorvey and was with her and her family when she died.
Trump: Clinton's Vote Against Late-Term Abortion Ban Allows Baby To Be Ripped Out Of Womb In 9th MonthDonald Trump insinuated that when Hillary Clinton voted against a ban of late-term abortions as senator that allows a baby to be ripped from a woman’s womb in the ninth month of pregnancy.
Democrats Seek Reversal Of Ban On Federal Abortion FundingThe law that bans federal funding for Medicaid coverage of most abortions is now in the spotlight some 40 years after it was passed by Congress, emerging as an election issue in the national debate over the procedure.