Tag: Abortion controversy

El Salvador court denies appeal in stillbirth case

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — An El Salvador court on Wednesday rejected the appeal of a woman sentenced to 30 years in prison for...
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Two Arkansas abortion facilities were threatened with suspension — one for not listing the Red Cross on its emergency number...
Bill banning Down syndrome abortions heads to Ohio governor

COLUMBUS, Ohio — In one of their last acts of the year, Ohio lawmakers moved Wednesday to ban abortions based on a diagnosis of...
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HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Legislature finished for the year on Wednesday after passing veto-bound abortion restrictions, while anti-union legislation sought by top Republicans...
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WASHINGTON — The Latest on the Senate confirmation battle over one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees. (all times local): ...
Senate OKs Trump judicial pick who was rated ‘not qualified’

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday narrowly confirmed one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees despite a rare "not qualified" rating from the American...
Brazilian who pushed abortion debate ends pregnancy abroad

SAO PAULO — A woman believed to be the first in Brazil to ask the state for permission to end a pregnancy that did...
Bolivia lawmakers vote to ease right abortion restrictions

LA PAZ, Bolivia — Bolivian lawmakers voted Wednesday to ease the country's tight restrictions on abortions, shrugging aside opposition from religious groups. ...
Opponents in high court wedding cake case differ over terms

A Supreme Court case about a baker's refusal to make a cake for a same-sex couple is also a dispute over terminology. ...
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HARRISBURG, Pa. — Republicans are advancing a ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, supplying all the votes to move it out of...

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