My Abortion Was One of the Best Parenting Decisions I’ve Ever Made

Editor’s note: The day Texas’ extremely restrictive anti-abortion law (SB 8) went into effect, reproductive healthcare providers, advocates and patients around the United States continued doing the work they always do: They educated (unpacking the various ways the bill infringes on reproductive freedoms for pregnant people in Texas, particularly for low-income people of color), they organized (showing folks where to […]

Read more

Ohio Can Enforce Ban on Down Syndrome Abortions: US Appeals Court

(Reuters) – A federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that Ohio can enforce a 2017 law banning abortions when medical tests show that a fetus has Down syndrome. In a 9-7 decision, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati said the law did not create a substantial obstacle to obtaining abortions, was reasonably related to Ohio’s legitimate interests, […]

Read more

Tennessee asks top U.S. court to reinstate two-day waiting period for abortions

FILE PHOTO: A view of the Supreme Court in Washington, U.S. January 19, 2021. Susan Walsh/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo(Reuters) – Tennessee on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate a law that required a 48-hour waiting period for abortions, pending the state’s appeal. The law, which went into effect in 2015, required abortion providers to inform patients of the […]

Read more

Feldene and Feldene-D

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. FELDENE® CAPSULES; FELDENE-D® DISPERSIBLE TABLETS Piroxicam (pir-oks-i-kam) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about FELDENE. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All medicines have […]

Read more

New Brunswick directing women to receive abortions at hospitals dealing with COVID-19

In the midst of a global pandemic, women in New Brunswick are being instructed to access abortion services at the same hospitals used to treat those who are ill from COVID-19. The directions are a result of the provincial health department’s decision to only fund abortions at two hospitals in Moncton and one in Bathurst. The New Brunswick government has […]

Read more

Lawmakers are voting on a bill that would ban abortion at 20 weeks, saying that's when a fetus feels pain. Doctors disagree.

The Senate is voting today on two anti-abortion laws that are at odds with medicine.  One seeks to ban abortion at 20 weeks and is based on the baseless theory that that's when a fetus can feel pain.  The other could land doctors in jail if they don't attempt to "preserve the life and health" of a fetus after an […]

Read more

Contentious anti-abortion movie screened in Lethbridge on Friday

The anti-abortion movie Unplanned began screening in select theatres in Canada on Friday, including the Lethbridge Movie Mill, and the decision to show it has not been without controversy. However, despite the outrage expressed by some pro-choice advocates over the film being screened, the first screening in Lethbridge was a quiet event. Related Showings of anti-abortion film sell out in […]

Read more

Abortion rights debate divides Democrat politicians, states

PROVIDENCE, R.I.  — A bill seeking to preserve abortion protections in state law fails to pass a key committee. Lawmakers cite God, church and faith in proclaiming their opposition to it. Abortion-rights groups protest outside a gathering of lawmakers. What sounds like a legislative fight in a state controlled by anti-abortion Republicans is actually quite different. The bill seeking to […]

Read more
1 2