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‘Thousands of women want to go back’: Abortion pill reversal service expands in Russia

Aug 6, 2021

By CNA Staff

Russia became the first country in the world to legalize abortion in 1920. Read more

Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) at a July 21, 2021 press conference introducing the Protecting Life on College Campus Act of 2021, outside the U.S. Capitol building

New bill would defund public universities that provide on-campus abortions  

Jul 21, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

Pro-life lawmakers introduced a bill Wednesday to defund public colleges and universities that perform abortions or offer the abortion pill... Read more

Judge halts Ohio restrictions on chemical abortions

Apr 20, 2021

An Ohio judge on Monday halted the state’s requirement that the abortion pill regimen be administered in-person. Read more

Pro-life leaders: Allowing mail-order abortion pill will pose 'grave danger' for women

Apr 13, 2021

Pro-life groups criticized the Biden administration for allowing the distribution of the abortion pill through the mail during the COVID-19... Read more

UK eyes making at-home medical abortion permissions permanent

Sep 1, 2020

A temporary measure allowing UK women up to 10 weeks pregnant to take both abortion pills at home following a... Read more

Scottish bishop: Permission for wholly at-home medical abortion is ideological

Apr 24, 2020

The president of the Scottish bishops' conference wrote Friday to the Scottish health secretary, saying the permission for women to... Read more

Bishop John Sherrington, Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster.

English bishop 'shocked' by permission for at-home medical abortions

Mar 31, 2020

The British government’s plans to allow women to have early abortions at home without medical supervision during the coronavirus crisis... Read more

UK government reverses policy yet again, will allow at-home medical abortions

Mar 30, 2020

Amid the worldwide outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) and strict social distancing orders in the United Kingdom, the UK government has... Read more

Calif. governor signs state college campus abortion pill mandate into law

Oct 14, 2019

California governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Friday a measure requiring public universities to provide free access to medical abortions... Read more

The Kansas capitol building.

Kansas lawmakers consider pro-life change to state constitution

Oct 2, 2019

The Kansas legislature is attempting to force a statewide referendum on abortion after the state’s Supreme Court declared it a... Read more

Doctor in white medical gown walking through the hospital lobby in village in Africa. Via Shutterstock

Pro-lifers condemn testing of 'chemical coat hanger' on African women

Sep 20, 2019

By Matt Hadro

Pro-life advocates have condemend clinical testing of second trimester chemical abortions on women in West Africa.  Read more

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Draft law would preserve abortion pill restrictions

Sep 19, 2019

By Matt Hadro

The Support and Value Expectant Moms and Babies Act (SAVE) was introduced Thursday in response to efforts to broaden access to... Read more

California bishops rally Catholics to stop college campus abortion pill mandate

Jul 31, 2019

Three California bishops are calling on local Catholics to pray and fight against a bill that would require state colleges... Read more

The California capitol.

College campus abortion pill mandate reintroduced in California

Apr 8, 2019

A California Senate committee has passed a bill requiring student health clinics on college campuses to provide abortion pills.  Read more

Legal challenge to abortion law in Northern Ireland delayed

Sep 21, 2018

A legal challenge to the prosecution of a Northern Irish woman who allegedly procured abortifacient medication for her underage daughter... Read more

N Ireland court hears challenge to prosecution of woman over abortion pills

Sep 20, 2018

The High Court in Belfast began hearing a challenge Thursday to the decision to prosecute a woman who allegedly procured... Read more

As England allows abortion pills at home, what does this mean for NI women?

Sep 13, 2018

Coming into effect at the end of 2018, English women will be allowed to take abortion pills at home; but... Read more

The Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.

US Supreme Court won't hear challenge to Arkansas abortion pill law

May 29, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

The Supreme Court will not hear Planned Parenthood’s challenge to a 2015 law in Arkansas that requires doctors administering abortion... Read more