On Tuesday, the Republican-controlled House voted to impose a nationwide ban on abortions after 22 weeks of pregnancy.
Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz. watches a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 18, 2013, to discuss the Strengthen and Fortify Enforcement Act.
A North Dakota judge on Wednesday agreed to combine a lawsuit that challenges a new requirement for doctors who perform abortions with litigation over a 2011 law that limits the use of drugs to terminate pregnancies.
The Republican-led Texas Senate voted late Tuesday night for tough new restrictions on abortion clinics and providers, but abandoned efforts to ban the procedure after the 20th week of pregnancy.
Remember the provision in the Women's Equality Act that would solidify abortion rights here in New York in the face of anti-abortion bills popping up in state legislatures across the country? Remember Cuomo's call for campaign finance regulation in a state electoral system that is drastically outdated and loophole-heavy? Remember the legislative ... (more)
Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., was chosen by House Republican leaders to manage a bill that would ban many abortions.
The Republican-led House on Tuesday passed a far-reaching anti-abortion bill that conservatives saw as a milestone in their 40-year campaign against legalized abortion and Democrats condemned as yet another example of the GOP war on women.
The white male-dominated Republican party is still living in the stone age on social issues.
In a preview of the many pronouncements to come on the floor of Congress as the House debates a legislative ban on all abortions after 20 weeks , allow us to introduce you to Rep. Michael Burgess , who believes that abortion should be banned earlier than the Supreme Court says it should because, in part, he knows fetuses feel pain.
New airborne laser scanning data has uncovered a network of roadways and canals, illustrating an entire bustling ancient city linking Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat temples complex.
After Republicans lost the presidential election and seats in both the House and the Senate last year, many in the party offered a stern admonishment: If we want to broaden our appeal, steer clear of divisive social and cultural issues.
Yet again, Julia Gillard has played the gender card to distract voters from Labor's policy challenges and the continuing speculation about her leadership, and to set up a phony dichotomy with Tony Abbott.
The Senate's Independent Democratic Conference introduced its own women's agenda Sunday, minus the abortion provision but including additional measures to boost women in the workplace.
The breast cancer charity named Judith A. Salerno to replace founder Nancy Brinker, whose promise to her dying sister begat a fundraising powerhouse that invested hundreds of millions of dollars in cancer research.
Cases that get to the Supreme Court often involve complex issues over which the justices can reasonably disagree: Obamacare, "partial birth abortion" and the disputed Bush-Gore election, just to name a few.