Voting on this issue is a matter of conscience, so the MP's view that women shouldn't be allowed to terminate pregnancies, even when they've been raped, is very relevant to the rest of society.
After a fierce debate, one of the most restrictive reproductive laws in the world has been eased.
A depressing ruling from a Court of Appeal and a triumph in Westminster all at once.
The case of a 12-year-old Costa Rican girl, who was raped by her father and denied an abortion, is dividing a nation that prides itself on its human rights record.
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.
What will happen to the landmark abortion rights ruling with Neil Gorsuch on the Supreme Court?
President-elect Trump has said the issue of gay marriage is settled, yet he wants to overturn Roe v. Wade, which upheld a woman's right to abortion. What will he do once he becomes president?
What will Donald Trump do for women as president? Republicans want to curb abortion rights, but Trump could break new ground and win female support by delivering on child care and paid family leave.
Recent Supreme Court rulings played a crucial role in the cultural politics that got Donald Trump elected.
Younger evangelicals have a very different view of their faith.Their perspective on issues such as immigration and economic inequality differs widely from that of the religious right.
The war on reproductive rights in Central Europe is not a backlash but a key tenet of a new illiberal form of governance.
One in five vice presidents becomes president. So we had scholars watching Tuesday night. Here's what they heard.
TRAP laws – targeted regulation of abortion providers – have been a way for states to limit abortions. The Supreme Court Monday struck down a Texas TRAP law, saying it did not protect women.
The fourth annual march for life was bigger than in previous years – but it still seems fragmented.
Providing women with a range of reproductive health options – from abortions to IUDs – is not only essential for their financial security but good for the economy as well.
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.
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.