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
Women have been sharing impassioned stories of how they terminated their pregnancies following Alabama's vote for an almost blanket ban on abortion.
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
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Thirty-eight lawmakers voted against the bill, 31 voted in favor of it and two abstained.
Argentina's lower house has backed a bill legalising abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.