Several international lawmakers and leaders have joined rights activists in a call for all legal barriers to abortion care to be removed worldwide.
The Texas Republican governor Greg Abbott has signed into law one of the most extreme six-week abortion bans in the US.
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.
Experts note that 2021 is on track to be “the most damaging anti-abortion state legislative session in a decade - and perhaps ever”.
In January 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that anti-abortion laws represent an unconstitutional invasion of privacy.
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.
Planned Parenthood v. Casey overturned the Roe trimester framework in favour of a viability analysis, thereby allowing states to implement abortion restrictions.
The Hyde Amendment has been used by anti-choice politicians to keep abortion care out of the reach for people already marginalized.
Led by Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), the group of lawmakers have reintroduced the Abortion Is Health Care Everywhere Act.
As the courts have become more conservative, state legislatures have focused more attention on total abortion bans.