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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Would overturning abortion rights turn back clock to 1973?

A wave of state abortion bans has set off speculation: What would happen if Roe v. Wade, the ruling establishing abortion rights nationwide, were overturned? Although far from a certainty, even with increased conservative clout on the Supreme Court, a reversal of Roe would mean abortion policy would revert to the states, and many would be eager to impose bans. […]

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Milla Jovovich Describes 'Horrific' Emergency Abortion Experience

Sharing her story. Milla Jovovich opened up about the emergency abortion she had two years ago, calling it a “nightmare.” https://www.instagram.com/p/Bxc8jFGA7GU/ I don’t like to get political and I try to only do it if a really have to and this is one of those times. If someone doesn’t want to continue reading, you have been warned.Our rights as women […]

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Why Abortion Access Became More Important to Me When I Came Out

After President Trump was elected, I had a miniature — read: major — breakdown, so I decided to focus on a specific issue: Abortion access. In January of 2017, I joined the board of directors at NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota, which works on everything from pro-choice legislation to running a volunteer clinic escort program. At the time, I was still in […]

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