Abortion restrictions rose after the 2010 mid-term elections. Pro-ife advocates sought to restrict abortions in many states. This is adversely affecting low-income women.
Sex-selection abortion has already been banned in Arizona, Kansas, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and South Dakota. If a woman knows the sex of the child, abortion is illegal.
This is the lowest abortion rate for the U.S. ever since the Roe vs. Wade decision. The survey shows great results and raises issues on how to continue to keep abortion rates down.
Kentucky Abortion Law has been passed with 83-12 vote, but requires ultrasound.
Pope Francis reiterates that "abortion is a grave sin" ending an innocent life, but he adds, "there is no sin that God's mercy cannot reach."
Abortion is a recourse done by women for varied reasons and may largely depend on the type of world they reside in. A paper that was published recently shows a remarkable drop on women who resorted to abortion for the period 2010 to 2014 but even that is up for debate.
The religious leaders say efforts should be aimed at curbing mosquito menace and not to legalize abortion.
As Zika epidemic heightens in Latin America, debates over permitting abortions in cases of birth defects are mounting.
The U.C. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that the pregnancy and the abortion rates have hit an all time low since the agency started monitoring these figures.
Teens receiving free contraception and education regarding pros and cons of various birth control methods were significantly less likely to get pregnant, give birth or get an abortion compared with other sexually active teens, according to a new study.
A new report found that the teenage pregnancy rate has fallen by 51 percent.
Two more abortion clinics closed down due to Texas' new abortion law, rounding out to a total 19 closings so far.
The number of abortions performed in the United States has declined to its lowest level in more than three decades in 2011, a new report has found.
A new study found that seeing an ultrasound before an abortion will not change a woman's mind if she is set on having the procedure.
Domestic violence has been linked to termination of pregnancy, according to a new study.
Medicaid, America's most prominent health insurance program, is a boon for pregnant women, as well as women who are trying to conceive a child. It covers a plethora of reproductive healthcare services, including family planning and pregnancy-related care (prenatal services, childbirth, and postpartum services and care) without cost-sharing. Medicaid law strictly prohibits the states from charging co-payments, deductibles, or other such service charges.