A more conservative court could choose cases that incrementally erode abortion rights, or they could push for reconsideration of the constitutional issues at the very heart of Roe v. Wade.
In spiritual warfare, the battle against demons is constant.
How some evangelicals use spiritual warfare to interpret the presidency of Donald Trump.
Church leaders have raised concerns over a COVID-19 vaccine produced using cells derived from aborted foetuses. But the Vatican has already ruled such vaccines 'morally separate' from the abortions.
Anti-abortion demonstrators pray outside the Supreme Court building on July 8, 2020, while they wait for a ruling.
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People who object to the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling legalizing abortion have fought it for years. A recent Supreme Court decision makes the fight much easier.
A mother-to-be in Kibera in Nairobi, where up to a third of adolescent girls and women between 15-22 experience an unwanted pregnancy.
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The proposed bill demonstrates the political will to address these preventable and avoidable morbidities and deaths.
Abortions are expensive and, for many women, difficult to access. These challenges are only heightened during the coronavirus pandemic.
The “abortion pill” mifepristone.
With healthcare facilities burned by the Covid-19 pandemic, some countries have eased access to the "abortion pills" mifepristone and misoprostol (RU-486), a change that could signal a long-term shift.
The operating room at the Whole Woman’s Health clinic in Fort Worth, Texas, Sept. 4, 2019. Texas says abortions are nonessential during coronavirus.
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Seven states are moving to ban abortions, along with other 'elective' medical services, during the coronavirus crisis. But delaying or denying abortions can do serious health and financial harm.
The drugs needed for abortion are safer than penicillin.
Irish immigrants, 1874 in Harper’s Weekly.
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Many unwed Irish mothers-to-be travelled to America in the 19th century hoping for a new start
The United Methodist Church is facing a schism over LGBT policies.
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After half a century of ambiguous policy regarding LGBTQ inclusion, the United Methodist Church may well split up in May.
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Ireland's new abortion law is a progressive one. But the resulting abortion service erects serious barriers for some people seeking abortions in Ireland.
Andrew Scheer rises to announce he’s stepping down as Conservative leader in the House of Commons in Ottawa.
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The Conservative party’s problems with social conservatism will not be solved solely by electing a new leader. An entirely new approach is required.
Australian women can have an early medical termination – which involves taking two oral medications – up to the ninth week of pregnancy.
Access to early medical abortion is an important part of women’s sexual and reproductive health care. Yet often country GPs don't offer this service.
Abortion rights advocates wear pink shirts while opponents wear red at a public hearing in Boston.
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The Hyde Amendment bans federal abortion funding for most people.
Recommendation for life support from 22 weeks.
New guidance recommends lifesaving treatment for extremely premature babies – but what does this mean for an abortion cut off at a similar gestation? An ethicist takes a look.
Campaigners mark the occasion outside Stormont.
Westminster has pushed Northern Ireland to fall into line with the rest of the UK when it comes to women's reproductive rights and marriage for same-sex couples.
When Dirty Dancing is reduced to its dance sequences, the powerful politics of the film are erased.
Dirty Dancing's dance sequences are stand-alone properties, famous in their own right. But when they're considered in isolation, the film's messy class, race and gender politics are sidelined.
Protestors on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, May 9, 2019.
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Election news coverage of party positions on abortion may confuse the public about the reality and legality of access in Canada.
Gladys Berejiklian has seen off a spill motion, but NSW politics remains a hotbed of discontent.
With her party ideologically riven and a difficult parliament, the NSW premier finds herself in political trouble, despite performing well on key measures.