Abortion has divided the American public ever since the Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Roe v. Wade. To try to gain some insights into our own decades-long struggle, today we kick off a weeklong series examining the abortion debate in other countries.
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Modern technology, with ultrasound and pre-natal screening, makes it easier for parents to selectively terminate a pregnancy based on gender. In countries like China and India, but also in places like Vietnam, Korea, Georgia, and Albania, sex selection is on the rise.Mara Hvistendahl is the Be
The Illinois Appellate Court has sent a never-enforced law requiring a girl's guardians to be notified before she has an abortion back to the circuit court for trial.The ruling Friday reverses a decision by the Cook County Circuit Court, which had lifted a restraining order on the law but allowed ti
The legal battle to restore funding to Planned Parenthood of Indiana continued in an Indianapolis federal courtroom Monday morning.
Lawyers for Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union are seeking an injunction to restore $3 million dollars in federal Medicaid funding.
A federal judge in Indianapolis will hear arguments Monday morning on whether to grant an injunction blocking an Indiana law that bans funding for Planned Parenthood in Indiana. Lawyers for Planned Parenthood of Indiana and the American Civil Liberties Union are seeking the injunction to restor
The federal Department of Health and Human Services told the state of Indiana Wednesday that its Medicaid plan, which bans funding to Planned Parenthood, is illegal and must be changed.In a letter sent to Indiana's Medicaid director, Medicaid Administrator Donald M.