Concerns are raised that the legislation's restrictive language will spoil the party's chances of broadening its appeal to women and younger voters.
Senator Lindsey Graham called on Senate leaders to allow a vote before the midterm elections on a proposal that would ban abortions after 20 weeks.
Paul warned that the combination of abortion and scientific advances could one day lead to the practice of selecting desirable traits during procreation.
California expands early abortion access, by allowing non-doctors to perform one specific procedure.
The first lady of Texas draws attention with a comment about abortion.
The lawsuit challenges two aspects of a antiabortion law, which limits access to both surgical and medication abortions in the state.
Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) is preparing to announce Oct. 3 that she will run for governor.
The Democrat is riding off a wave of popular support following her hours-long filibuster in Texas.
A federal judge extended a preliminary injunction Friday blocking a controversial Wisconsin abortion law.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed legislation limiting abortion access into law Monday night.