Abortion bill dropped amid concerns of female GOP lawmakers

Concerns are raised that the legislation's restrictive language will spoil the party's chances of broadening its appeal to women and younger voters.

Sen. Lindsey Graham introduces abortion bill

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.

Rand Paul warns abortion/science could lead to eugenics

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, defying national trend

California expands early abortion access, by allowing non-doctors to perform one specific procedure.

Rick Perry’s wife calls abortion a ‘woman’s right’

The first lady of Texas draws attention with a comment about abortion.

Abortion-rights groups challenge controversial Texas law in federal court Friday

The lawsuit challenges two aspects of a antiabortion law, which limits access to both surgical and medication abortions in the state.

Wendy Davis prepares to launch Texas gubernatorial bid next month

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) is preparing to announce Oct. 3 that she will run for governor.

Wendy Davis narrows choices to running for governor, reelection

The Democrat is riding off a wave of popular support following her hours-long filibuster in Texas.

Federal judge blocks Wisconsin abortion law through fall trial

A federal judge extended a preliminary injunction Friday blocking a controversial Wisconsin abortion law.

N.C. Gov. McCrory signs anti-abortion bill into law Monday night

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed legislation limiting abortion access into law Monday night.

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