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Last Australian state poised to decriminalise abortion

Australia will soon become a nation that decriminalises abortion after a new law is expected to be passed in parliament by next week.

DAP MPs lodge police report against open sale of abortion pills

Kasthuri Patto and Ramkarpal Singh say young girls are gaining access to such pills online, which could endanger their lives.

Pussy Riot performing in Alabama to protest ‘ridiculous’ abortion ban

The Soviet Union in 1920 became the first state in the world to legalise abortion and the members of Pussy Riot are mind blown there’s an abortion ban in the US.

Missouri’s sole abortion clinic awaits ruling on whether it can stay...

The clinic will have to stop providing abortion services if the commission does not grant its request for an injunction to stay open until its initial Aug 1 hearing date.

Missouri denies license to US state’s sole abortion clinic

Missouri lawmakers passed a bill last month banning abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy including in cases of rape and incest.

Biden changes tune on ban using federal funds for abortion

The 40-year-old Hyde Amendment makes it illegal for US tax dollars to be spent on abortions except in rare cases.

Court rules abortion services can continue in Missouri, for now

Judge Michael Stelzer ordered that the clinic's license 'shall not expire and shall remain in effect until a ruling on petitioner's request for preliminary injunction'.

Major film studios threaten to boycott Georgia over abortion law

A spokesman for Sony said the company would keep an eye on legal challenges to the abortion law and act accordingly.

US court weighs fate of sole abortion provider in Missouri

If the order is denied, Missouri will become the first US state in more than 45 years where abortions can no longer be obtained.

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions

Louisiana state will be next in line to prohibit abortion and Democratic governor, John Bel Edwards would sign the bill.

US Supreme Court upholds Indiana foetal burial law, spurns abortion measure

Indiana's law is one of many passed by Republicans at the state level putting restrictions on abortion.

In ‘Power’ move, Amazon TV show protests abortion law by leaving...

A director thinks it's wrong to make their show and take money/tax credit from a state that is taking this stance on the abortion issue.

Alabama rape victim speaks out against anti-abortion bill

Victims of rape shares their story of abortion and what impact it could have had on them if they weren’t able to rid of their pregnancies.

Thousands expected to protest Alabama abortion law

The US’s largest human rights organisation, ACLU, says it will file suit against Alabama's law as unconstitutional.

Trump says ‘Pro-Life’ but favours exceptions for rape, incest

Trump won his presidency by promising to appoint anti-abortion judges to the Supreme Court.

Argentine abortion battle hits screen at Cannes

Solanas got inspired by television reports of massive women's pro-abortion protests in Argentina, picked up his camera and started filming.

Hollywood loves Georgia’s low taxes but fumes over strict abortion law

Georgia's republican governor, Brian Kemp, signed the abortion bill into law on Tuesday.

US anti-abortion film a surprise box office success

Mike Pence is excited over the success of 'Unplanned' at the US Box Office.

Georgia bill to ban first-heartbeat abortion could affect US debate

The bill would outlaw most abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy when many women are not even aware they are pregnant.

US state passes bill banning first-heartbeat abortion

Brian Kemp says Georgia values life and stands up for the innocent who can't speak for themselves, thus banning abortion was the right thing to do.

US Supreme Court blocks restrictive Louisiana abortion law

The court on a 5-4 vote granted an emergency application to block the Republican-backed law from going into effect while litigation continues.

US top court delays litmus test on abortion

A 57% majority of Americans back women's right to seek abortions, but the hot-button issue cuts deeply along political and religious lines.

Irish parliament votes to legalise abortion

The new legislation permits terminations to be carried out up to 12 weeks of pregnancy.

Marijuana, abortion, greyhounds: the local issues on US midterm ballots

Missouri and Utah each legalised medical marijuana, which will carry a tax of 4%, with the funds earmarked to support health care for veterans.