An over-the-counter birth control option could be widely available by 2023 while more battles over contraception in the U.S. seem likely.
Abortion Rights Protesters At The White House After Biden Signs Executive Order For Reproductive Rights
While there are limits to President Biden's power, many abortion rights advocates are calling for him to use it to its full potential to protect reproductive rights and care.
After First Lady Jill Biden condemned the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the General made an insensitive tweet in response.
A Texas woman found an unintended misstep in the state's battle against abortion.
Abortion Under Trump: New Arkansas Law Allows Husband's Decision To Trump Wife's Choice Of Abortion, Even In Cases Of Rape And Incest
The new law bans the use of dilation and evacuation (D&E) — the most common, and the safest, procedure used to carry out second-trimester abortions.
Donald Trump On Abortion: After Women's March And Global Gag Rule, Where Exactly Does The President Stand?
The president has taken several positions on abortion since he said he was pro-choice in 1999.
Abortion Laws By State 2016: Texas Proposes Bill Restricting Partial Birth Abortions And Fetal Tissue Donations
The Pre-Born Protection and Dignity Act would prohibit partial birth abortions and the donation of fetal tissue.
Planned Parenthood Government Shutdown 2015: How Federal Funding Supports Major Women's Healthcare Provider
The U.S. government contributed 41 percent of the health services organization's funds in 2013 and 2014. Where does the money go?
Planned Parenthood: Internet Videos Prompt House Republicans Vote To Block Federal Funding For Healthcare Organization
Some GOP conservatives remain determined to tie the abortion issue to legislation for funding federal agencies, at the risk of a government shutdown in October.
The controversial law "places an arbitrary time limit on when women can obtain abortions," a federal appeals court ruled Friday.
Colorado, North Dakota and Tennessee voted on "Personhood" initiatives Tuesday.
Forty years after Roe v. Wade, scientists still haven't quite come to a consensus on the thorny bioethical issues associated with abortion.
Ohio lawmakers are attempting to - once again - defund Planned Parenthood and pass the controversial Heartbeat Bill, while stalling sex education legislation.
The nation's highest court declined to hear an appeal to place a proposed "personhood" amendment on the Oklahoma ballot, which could have effecively outlawed abortion.
Despite the spike in pregnancy terminations, the state health department continues to stand by its abstinence-only education program.
Justin Bieber's mother, Pattie Mallette, went on the Today show to promote her book, where she spoke about becoming pregnant at the age of 17 and choosing to keep the baby that would eventually become the teen pop phenom that is Justin Bieber.
Usually, it's women who suffer violence from men in Turkey. Now that a rape victim has reacted, killing and beheading her attacker, the debate in the country isn't about the murder she committed. It's about whether she can abort the child of her alleged rapist.
The last "Personhood Amendment" in the nation failed to make Colorado's November ballot, falling short of the required petition signatures by some 4,000. Backers of the legislation have promised to challenge the final count in court.
Brown, a Democrat who was was barred from the floor of Michigan's House of Representatives after saying the word vagina during an impassioned abortion debate, is planning to perform the Vagina Monologues on the steps of the state's Capitol building in Lansing.
The Obama Administration on Thursday said it would begin shutting down a program that provides health care for more than 100,000 low-income women in Texas because the state will not allow funding for clinics that provide abortion services.
Even as a national debate rages over contraception insurance, tens of thousands of low-income women and teenagers across the United States have lost access to subsidized birth control as states slash and restructure family planning funds.
Even as a national debate rages over contraception insurance, tens of thousands of low-income women and teenagers across the United States have lost access to subsidized birth control as states slash and restructure family-planning funds.
'Sanctorum': Rick Santorum's Absolute Social Theories are Welcome if they Can Solve Recession, Unemployment
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has stridently opposed abortions and criticized President Obama's health care in his campaign events. On Sunday, in an event at Ohio, he said the Obama law which requires health insurance companies to cover certain prenatal tests used to identify abnormalities in the fetus, will encourage abortions.
Susan G. Komen Reverses Planned Parenthood Defunding: Changes Made ‘Were Not Done For Political Reasons’
Reversal came amid intense backlash
The world's leading breast cancer charity, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, struggled on Thursday to defuse a growing crisis over its decision to cut funding for Planned Parenthood, which provides abortion and birth control services.
Roe v. Wade turns 39 today, but the number of threats to women's right to choose has ballooned in recent years. Here's the five biggest threats facing abortion rights today.