The United States Supreme Court made abortion legal in 1973. But over the last few decades, access to the procedure has increasingly declined in more than a dozen states that have since passed laws making it more difficult for people to get an abortion. Meanwhile, countries around the world have made it easier to get an abortion legally.
The killings come despite a pledge to grant amnesty to former Afghan security forces and officials, demonstrating that international pressure for the group to respect human rights has done little to sway the Taliban.
To the surprise of some, Jair Bolsonaro, the same welfare critic who once suggested that one cure for poverty was birth control has also sought to reinvent himself as something of a fiscal Robin Hood, taking from Brazil’s public coffers to give to the poor.