Hillary Clinton Sums Up Arizona Abortion Ban With 1 Scathing Word

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Indiana limits abortion data for privacy under near-total ban, but some GOP candidates push back

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana allows so few abortions that health officials stopped releasing individual reports to protect patient privacy — a move some Republicans are now fighting to reverse. The Republicans, including prominent candidates for office this year, want access to reports detailing each abortion still performed in the state. Advocates for abortion rights and some … Read more

Experts group says abortion in Germany should be decriminalized during pregnancy’s first 12 weeks

BERLIN — An independent experts commission recommended Monday that abortion in Germany should no longer fall under the country’s penal code and be made legal during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. Currently, abortion is considered illegal in Germany but not punishable if a woman undergoes mandatory counseling and a three-day wait period before she … Read more

Kansas governor vetoes ban on gender-affirming care for minors and 2 anti-abortion bills

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas’ governor on Friday vetoed a proposed ban on gender-affirming care for minors, a measure to require more reporting from abortion providers and what she called a “vague” bill making it a crime to coerce someone into having an abortion. Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s actions set up a series of confrontations with … Read more

Polish opponents of abortion march against recent steps to liberalize strict law

WARSAW, Poland — WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands of Polish opponents of abortion marched in Warsaw on Sunday to protest recent steps by the new government to liberalize the predominantly Catholic nation’s strict laws and allow termination of pregnancy until the 12th week. Many participants in the downtown march were pushing prams with children, while … Read more

Progressive candidates are increasingly sharing their own abortion stories after Roe’s demise

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — For decades, only three people knew Gloria Johnson had had an abortion. But a year of watching women and doctors agonize under Tennessee’s strict abortion ban kicked up a fire in the longtime Democrat. She watched in dismay as her Republican colleagues in the General Assembly dismissed concerns that the law was … Read more

Maine lawmakers approve shield law for providers of abortion and gender-affirming care

The Democratic-controlled Maine Legislature gave final approval Friday to a bill that would protect health care workers who provide abortion and gender-affirming care from legal action brought in other states. If signed by Democratic Gov. Janet Mills, Maine would join more than a dozen states that shield medical providers and others from out-of-state investigations regarding … Read more

Christianity Today Editor Rips GOPers’ Abortion Stances Using 1 ‘Declining’ Explanation

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Kamala Harris Blames Trump For Arizona’s Near-Total Abortion Ban

Vice President Kamala Harris hosted a campaign event in Arizona on Friday following the state Supreme Court’s recent ruling that an 1864 near-total abortion ban can go into effect. “Here in Arizona, they have turned the back the clock to the 1800s to take away a woman’s most fundamental right, the right to make decisions … Read more

What to know about this week’s Arizona court ruling and other abortion-related developments

Developments this week in Arizona underscored something that was already apparent about the 2024 elections in the United States: Abortion is going to loom large as an issue in state and federal elections — including the presidential race — and directly in the form of referendums in some states. An Arizona Supreme Court ruling that … Read more