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A nurse checks the vitals of a 33-year-old mother of three from central Texas as she rests after getting an abortion, Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, at Hope Medical Group for Women in Shreveport, La. She said having another child at this point in her life would take away from her ability to care for her other three children, so she drove alone four hours through the night to make it to the clinic for her initial consultation. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

‘We have to be heard’: Texas women travel to seek abortions

‘We have to be heard’: Texas women travel to seek abortions

 

Biden administration urges judge to block Texas abortion law

Biden administration urges judge to block Texas abortion law

 

FILE - This Sept. 18, 2021, file photo shows the East Front of the U.S, Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

House to vote on abortion rights as Roe v Wade is challenged

Vote is bound to fall mostly along party lines

  • Sep 24, 2021

 

FILE - In this June 4, 2019, file photo, anti-abortion advocates gather outside the Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis. A federal appeals court on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, will consider whether Missouri can implement a sweeping law aimed at limiting abortions. The law adopted in 2019 would ban abortions at or around the eighth week of pregnancy. It also would prohibit abortions based on a Down syndrome diagnosis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

Texas doctor says he defied state’s near-total abortion ban

Texas doctor says he defied state’s near-total abortion ban

FILE - In this June 4, 2019, file photo, anti-abortion advocates gather outside the Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis. A federal appeals court on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, will consider whether Missouri can implement a sweeping law aimed at limiting abortions. The law adopted in 2019 would ban abortions at or around the eighth week of pregnancy. It also would prohibit abortions based on a Down syndrome diagnosis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2021, file photo Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks at a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Justice Dept. sues Texas over state’s new abortion law

Justice Dept. sues Texas over state’s new abortion law

FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2021, file photo Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks at a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
FILE - In this March 30, 2021, file photo, anti-abortion rights demonstrators gather in the rotunda at the Capitol while the Senate debated anti-abortion bills in Austin, Texas. Young people on social media have found a way to protest Texas' new law banning most abortions by focusing on a website established by the state's largest anti-abortion group that takes in tips on violations. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)

Texas governor defends abortion law with no rape exceptions

Texas governor defends abortion law with no rape exceptions

FILE - In this March 30, 2021, file photo, anti-abortion rights demonstrators gather in the rotunda at the Capitol while the Senate debated anti-abortion bills in Austin, Texas. Young people on social media have found a way to protest Texas' new law banning most abortions by focusing on a website established by the state's largest anti-abortion group that takes in tips on violations. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
FILE - In this May 5, 2021, file photo, Texas state Rep. Donna Howard, D-Austin, center at lectern, stands with fellow lawmakers in the House Chamber in Austin, Texas, as she opposes a bill introduced that would ban abortions as early as six weeks and allow private citizens to enforce it through civil lawsuits, under a measure given preliminary approval by the Republican-dominated House. Abortion providers in Texas are asking the Supreme Court to prevent enforcement of a state law that would allow private citizens to sue anyone for helping a woman get an abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Texas bans most abortions, with high court mum on appeal

Texas bans most abortions, with high court mum on appeal

FILE - In this May 5, 2021, file photo, Texas state Rep. Donna Howard, D-Austin, center at lectern, stands with fellow lawmakers in the House Chamber in Austin, Texas, as she opposes a bill introduced that would ban abortions as early as six weeks and allow private citizens to enforce it through civil lawsuits, under a measure given preliminary approval by the Republican-dominated House. Abortion providers in Texas are asking the Supreme Court to prevent enforcement of a state law that would allow private citizens to sue anyone for helping a woman get an abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
FILE - In this May 5, 2021, file photo, Texas state Rep. Donna Howard, D-Austin, center at lectern, stands with fellow lawmakers in the House Chamber in Austin, Texas, as she opposes a bill introduced that would ban abortions as early as six weeks and allow private citizens to enforce it through civil lawsuits, under a measure given preliminary approval by the Republican-dominated House. Abortion providers in Texas are asking the Supreme Court to prevent enforcement of a state law that would allow private citizens to sue anyone for helping a woman get an abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Clinics ask high court to block Texas 6-week abortion ban

Clinics ask high court to block Texas 6-week abortion ban

FILE - In this May 5, 2021, file photo, Texas state Rep. Donna Howard, D-Austin, center at lectern, stands with fellow lawmakers in the House Chamber in Austin, Texas, as she opposes a bill introduced that would ban abortions as early as six weeks and allow private citizens to enforce it through civil lawsuits, under a measure given preliminary approval by the Republican-dominated House. Abortion providers in Texas are asking the Supreme Court to prevent enforcement of a state law that would allow private citizens to sue anyone for helping a woman get an abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during an announcement in Gatineau, Que., on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. Trudeau says his government is withholding millions of dollars in health-care transfers to New Brunswick because that province is limiting access to abortion services.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Trudeau says Ottawa withholding health-care transfers to N.B. over abortion access

Trudeau says Ottawa withholding health-care transfers to N.B. over abortion access

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during an announcement in Gatineau, Que., on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. Trudeau says his government is withholding millions of dollars in health-care transfers to New Brunswick because that province is limiting access to abortion services.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development Maryam Monsef speaks during a press conference in Ottawa on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Majority of Conservative MPs vote in favour of defeated sex-selective abortion bill

Majority of Conservative MPs vote in favour of defeated sex-selective abortion bill

Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development Maryam Monsef speaks during a press conference in Ottawa on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Leader of the Opposition Erin O’Toole responds to a question during a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Tuesday March 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Leader of the Opposition Erin O’Toole responds to a question during a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Tuesday March 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa Tuesday, March 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

No resolutions concerning abortion to make it into policy debate at Tory convention

No resolutions concerning abortion to make it into policy debate at Tory convention

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa Tuesday, March 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2020, file photo, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson speaks to reporters in Little Rock, Ark. Hutchinson on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, signed into law legislation banning nearly all abortions in the state, a sweeping measure that supporters hope will force the U.S. Supreme Court to revisit its landmark Roe v. Wade decision but opponents vow to block before it takes effect later this year. (AP Photo/Andrew Demillo, File)

Arkansas governor signs near-total abortion ban into law

Arkansas governor signs near-total abortion ban into law

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2020, file photo, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson speaks to reporters in Little Rock, Ark. Hutchinson on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, signed into law legislation banning nearly all abortions in the state, a sweeping measure that supporters hope will force the U.S. Supreme Court to revisit its landmark Roe v. Wade decision but opponents vow to block before it takes effect later this year. (AP Photo/Andrew Demillo, File)
People take part in a protest on International Women's Day in Warsaw, Poland, Monday March 8, 2021. Women’s rights activists in Poland marked International Women’s Day on Monday caught between reasons to celebrate and a heavy sense that they are facing a long battle ahead. This year’s Women’s Day, which is being marked with protests, comes after a near total ban on abortion took effect in January in the historically Roman Catholic country, a step that had long been been sought by the conservative ruling party, Law and Justice. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

Polish women mark Women’s Day protesting abortion ban

Polish women mark Women’s Day protesting abortion ban

People take part in a protest on International Women's Day in Warsaw, Poland, Monday March 8, 2021. Women’s rights activists in Poland marked International Women’s Day on Monday caught between reasons to celebrate and a heavy sense that they are facing a long battle ahead. This year’s Women’s Day, which is being marked with protests, comes after a near total ban on abortion took effect in January in the historically Roman Catholic country, a step that had long been been sought by the conservative ruling party, Law and Justice. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
People protest against new anti-abortion laws, near the ruling Law and Justice party headquarters in Warsaw, Poland Wednesday Jan. 27, 2021, to protest after the country’s top court on Wednesday confirmed its highly divisive ruling that will further tighten the predominantly Catholic nation’s strict anti-abortion law. The Constitutional Tribunal published the justification of its decision, which will take immediate effect.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

Poland: Near-total abortion ban takes effect amid protests

People poured onto the streets of Warsaw and other cities late Wednesday

  • Jan 28, 2021
People protest against new anti-abortion laws, near the ruling Law and Justice party headquarters in Warsaw, Poland Wednesday Jan. 27, 2021, to protest after the country’s top court on Wednesday confirmed its highly divisive ruling that will further tighten the predominantly Catholic nation’s strict anti-abortion law. The Constitutional Tribunal published the justification of its decision, which will take immediate effect.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
An activist against abortion holds a handkerchief with text in Spanish that reads " Save both lives," as she protests against the decriminalization of abortion, one day before lawmakers will debate its legalization, at Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Monday, Dec. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

Argentine Senate weighs fate of abortion in pope’s homeland

Argentine Senate weighs fate of abortion in pope’s homeland

An activist against abortion holds a handkerchief with text in Spanish that reads " Save both lives," as she protests against the decriminalization of abortion, one day before lawmakers will debate its legalization, at Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Monday, Dec. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
A police cordon guards the house of Poland's ruling conservative party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski against a crowd protesting a decision by the Constitutional Court, in Warsaw, Poland, on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. Poland’s top court ruled Thursday that a law allowing abortion of fetuses with congenital defects is unconstitutional, shutting a major loophole in the predominantly Catholic country's abortion laws that are among the strictest in Europe. Defying the pandemic-related ban on gatherings, the protesters chanted for the government to resign. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

Poles vent fury at court’s further restrictions on abortions

Poles vent fury at court’s further restrictions on abortions

A police cordon guards the house of Poland's ruling conservative party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski against a crowd protesting a decision by the Constitutional Court, in Warsaw, Poland, on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. Poland’s top court ruled Thursday that a law allowing abortion of fetuses with congenital defects is unconstitutional, shutting a major loophole in the predominantly Catholic country's abortion laws that are among the strictest in Europe. Defying the pandemic-related ban on gatherings, the protesters chanted for the government to resign. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Liberals fundraise on abortion rights as Trudeau criticizes U.S. ‘backsliding’

Liberals fundraise on abortion rights as Trudeau criticizes U.S. ‘backsliding’

OTTAWA — As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau decries American states for “backsliding”…

Liberals fundraise on abortion rights as Trudeau criticizes U.S. ‘backsliding’
Alberta changes abortion clinic bill, conservatives still no-shows on votes

Alberta changes abortion clinic bill, conservatives still no-shows on votes

EDMONTON — Premier Rachel Notley’s NDP government made more changes to its…

Alberta changes abortion clinic bill, conservatives still no-shows on votes