Abortion rights activists protested across the country Tuesday against Republican-led efforts to restrict access to the procedure -- a drive they fear will end with a challenge to the 1973 US Supreme Court ruling legalising the practice.
The legislation, which is expected to be signed by the governor, echoes even tighter restrictions passed by Alabama this week
Officials in Taiwan have passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for an Asian country.
- By 蔡英文 Tsai Ing-wen Taiwan legalises same-sex marriage
Women have been sharing impassioned stories of how they terminated their pregnancies following Alabama's vote for an almost blanket ban on abortion.
Alabama’s Republican governor has signed the most stringent abortion legislation in the nation, making performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases.
Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incest.
These 25 white men – all Republicans – just voted to ban abortion in Alabama
Three gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Pakistan’s southwestern port city of Gwadar on Saturday, killing at least one guard and battling security forces inside, officials and the army said.