Texas legislators want to require that abortions in the state be performed in ambulatory surgery centers rather than licensed …
Testing for fetal abnormalities can alert expectant parents to potential health problems to come. And it’s the parents who should decide on how to act on those results, right?
Missouri Rep. Todd Akin bungled science when he claimed that women who are raped are naturally protected from pregnancy. But he’s not the first politician to have a shaky relationship with scientific fact
The topic debate over abortion and contraception has fueled more than a few political and religious debates, but a recent investigation by the New York Times shows why morning-after pills have no place in that discussion.
Carolyn Jones made the wrenching decision to end her pregnancy after learning that her unborn son had severe disabilities. Before she could get an abortion, the law required her to view her baby on ultrasound and hear detailed …
A psychiatry journal has distanced itself from a controversial and widely cited study it published in 2009 linking abortions with mental health problems in women.
In her essay, Emily Rapp freely admits she would have aborted her son, who has Tay-Sachs disease, a disorder she expects will kill him this year. What would Rick Santorum say?
Facebook and Twitter helped stir up public outcry over Planned Parenthood’s loss of funding from Komen.
Abortions are considered high-risk, but new data suggest that the procedure is considerably safer than childbirth.
Mississippi voters are deciding today on whether a fertilized egg should be legally considered a “person.” They’ll be choosing to reject or support Initiative 26, which was until weeks ago expected to pass easily but is now …
Greg Fultz, 35, is causing controversy in his hometown of Alamogordo, N.M. To get back at his ex-girlfriend, Fultz erected a billboard on the town’s main drag in May claiming that his ex had an abortion.