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International Leaders Join Call for End to All Legal Barriers to Abortion

Several international lawmakers and leaders have joined rights activists in a call for all legal barriers to abortion care to be removed worldwide.

Texas Governor Signs ‘All-Out Assault on Reproductive Health’ Into Law

The Texas Republican governor Greg Abbott has signed into law one of the most extreme six-week abortion bans in the US.

‘Alarm Bells Are Ringing Loudly’: Supreme Court Takes Up Case That Could Reverse Roe v. Wade

U.S. Supreme Court has announced that it will hear a challenge to Mississippi's ban on nearly all abortions after 15 weeks of gestation.

Targeting Roe v. Wade, GOP Has Launched ‘Unprecedented’ Attack on Abortion Rights in 2021

Experts note that 2021 is on track to be “the most damaging anti-abortion state legislative session in a decade - and perhaps ever”.

Abortion Rights in the United States Part 1: Jane Roe

In January 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that anti-abortion laws represent an unconstitutional invasion of privacy.

Abortion Rights in the United States Part 2: The Trimester Framework

Humans putting thought into the matter realized that you just don't become a sentient being, all of a sudden, at the moment of conception.

Abortion Rights in the United States Part 3: Planned Parenthood versus Casey

Planned Parenthood v. Casey overturned the Roe trimester framework in favour of a viability analysis, thereby allowing states to implement abortion restrictions.

‘All In for the EACH Act’: Rights Advocates Applaud Bill to End Hyde Amendment

The Hyde Amendment has been used by anti-choice politicians to keep abortion care out of the reach for people already marginalized.

Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Get Rid of Helms Amendment – ‘A Racist, Colonial Relic’

Led by Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), the group of lawmakers have reintroduced the Abortion Is Health Care Everywhere Act.

Arkansas Lawmakers Pass ‘Plainly Unconstitutional’ Near-Total Ban on Abortion

As the courts have become more conservative, state legislatures have focused more attention on total abortion bans.

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