With Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court, many predict that the court will move to the right on issues from abortion to gun rights. But Supreme Court rulings are often not the last word on a matter.
Some careful reasoning shows that comparing abortion with contract murder equates two acts that are far from obviously morally equivalent.
The broader nature of today's pro-choice movements show that a specific injustice can be a vehicle for highlighting wider social inequalities.
Laws providing for safe access protect the dignity and safety of staff who need access to their workplace and women who need access to health-care services without harassment and intimidation.
What is Ireland voting on and why?
Even if survival rates for very premature infants have improved, it’s dubious that there is a moral reason to lower the abortion limit.
The almost total ban on abortion in Ireland does not work to protect women's health.
In Hobart supporting the Tasmanian Greens ahead of the state election, Greens leader Richard Di Natale said 'in one of our states, women are not getting access to safe terminations'. Is that correct?
The Northern Irish party were horrified at the suggestion that Brexit might mean different customs rules. But when it comes to women's rights, it's a different story.
Decriminalisation is important as it signals to the community that abortion is part of gynaecological care and should not be treated differently to any other form of health care.
Recent Supreme Court rulings played a crucial role in the cultural politics that got Donald Trump elected.
A popular protest forced the government back down on its proposed ban, but Poland still has savagely restrictive abortion laws.
A 20-year conservative trend in the Supreme Court is on the line. A constitutional scholar examines why this issue alone will drive herds of voters to the polls in November.
The fourth annual march for life was bigger than in previous years – but it still seems fragmented.
A growing street movement is fighting back as the new government clamps down on all kinds of freedoms.
Better access to birth control and safe, legal abortions in Latin America could save lives. But carving out Zika-related exceptions in existing restrictions might not go far enough to achieve this.
Victoria has had a huge victory for the rights of women to exercise their choice to access a legal medical service free of intimidation and harassment.
Abortion is a safe medical procedure, yet half of Australian women may have difficulty accessing a termination because they live in states and territories that designate it a crime.
After years of liberal laws, terminations are now almost completely out of bounds.
Northern Ireland's biggest party could be a kingmaker in the 2015 Westminster election. And keeping tight control over abortion could be a condition of support.