An anti-abortion group has lost its legal challenge against the Scottish Government’s decision to allow women to take abortion pills at home.
Hundreds of demonstrators have marched on the Alabama state legislature to protest against a newly-approved abortion ban.
Spain and Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin has called on men to “not hide away from” the abortion discussion, saying it is an issue for “every human being” after some abortion laws became more strict in the US.
Missouri’s Republican-led House has passed legislation designed to survive court challenges, which would ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.
Missouri’s Republican-led House is expected to pass a sweeping bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, on legislators’ final day in session.
People across social media have been sharing the hashtag #YouKnowMe in protest at a restrictive bill in Alabama that blocks abortion in most cases.
The governor of Kentucky has launched an appeal against a federal judge’s ruling that struck down a state abortion law that would halt a common second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies.
Alabama’s new law restricting abortion in nearly every circumstance has moved one of the most polarising issues in American politics to the centre of the 2020 presidential campaign.
Democratic presidential candidates are condemning Alabama’s approval of a ban on nearly all abortions, and warning that Republican-controlled legislatures around the country may follow suit.
The UK Government must respond to a court ruling that Northern Ireland’s abortion laws are in breach of human rights laws, the Women and Equalities Committee has said.
A proposal that would effectively outlaw most abortions in Tennessee if the US Supreme Court overturns the historic 1973 decision legalising the procedure has been passed by state politicians.