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This year, numerous governors are promoting new limits on abortion – or have already signed legislation. Here’s a rundown:
On Tuesday, the United States marks the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the historic US Supreme Court decision that granted women the right to an abortion. Here is a look at the state of abortion rights in America today.
Roe v. Wade, the landmark legislation legalizing abortion in the United States, marks its 39th year this week. As Americans debate abortion rights in the midst of an election year, a new study indicates abortion rates are steadying worldwide, though the frequency of dangerous abortions is rising. Here are the answers to five questions related to abortion laws globally, and their effects on women.
A law that requires women seeking an abortion to watch an ultrasound video of the procedure would save lives and enhance 'choice.'
01/07/2010 09:00 am
Both sides of the debate should want government out of the issue – but that means fulfilling a duty to women and children.
12/01/2009 12:00 am
The decline in abortions corresponded with increased contraceptive use, though access to contraception remains uneven in the developing world.
10/13/2009 01:00 am
Empowering women will naturally restore balance.
07/10/2009 01:00 am
Teens' use of contraceptives has declined, and their birthrates have gone up, according to new research.
06/18/2009 01:00 am
America's teen pregnancy rate is rising for the first time since 1991, worrying experts.
06/25/2008 01:00 am