FILE - This Sept. 22, 2010 file photo shows bottles of the abortion-inducing drug RU-486 in Des Moines, Iowa. In 2021, about 40% of all abortions in the U.S. are now done through medication — rather than surgery — and that option has become all the more pivotal during the COVID-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Some GOP-Led States Target Abortions Done Through Medication
  • 11 April 2021
Abortion opponents are pushing legislation in several Republican-led states to restrict and in some cases...
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We looked into allegations that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine contained aborted fetal cells.
Does J&J COVID-19 Vaccine Contain Aborted Fetal Cells?
  • 11 March 2021
The claim was a mischaracterization of how scientists use cell "factories" to create the immunization's...
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People march near the front of the Constitutional Tribunal headquarters in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday Jan. 27, 2021, to protest after the country's top court on Wednesday confirmed its highly divisive ruling that will further tighten the predominantly Catholic nation's strict anti-abortion law. The Constitutional Tribunal published the justification of its decision, which means it can now be officially printed and take immediate effect. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Near-Total Abortion Ban Takes Effect in Poland Amid Protests
  • 28 January 2021
The restriction of abortion comes amid a broader erosion of civil liberties and democratic norms...
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Court Allows Arkansas Ban on Surgical Abortions Due to Virus
  • 22 April 2020
A federal appeals court allowed Arkansas to ban most surgical abortions during the coronavirus pandemic.
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US Appeals Court Upholds Trump Rules Involving Abortions
  • 24 February 2020
In a victory for the Trump administration, a U.S. appeals court upheld rules that bar...
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States Weigh Fetal-Remains Bills amid Abortion Debate
  • 11 February 2020
A law requiring abortion and medical providers to cremate or bury fetal remains passed the...
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Ohio Anti-Abortion Bill Would Push Docs to Re-Implant Ectopic Pregnancies
  • 6 December 2019
This is the second time Ohio lawmakers have attempted to legislate for a procedure that...
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Official: Fetal Remains Found in Garage Nearly 2 Decades Old
  • 19 September 2019
Illinois authorities said that more than 2,200 preserved fetal remains found stacked in the garage...
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Planned Parenthood to Defy Trump Abortion Referral Rule
  • 16 July 2019
The rule is being challenged in federal court, but the administration says there is currently...
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Views on Clergy Vary by Age, Education, Religious Identity
  • 8 July 2019
About a third of evangelical Protestants think a gay man should be accepted as a...
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Judge Blocks Ohio Abortion Law, Clinics to Remain Open
  • 3 July 2019
Ohio is among a dozen states that have considered similar legislation in 2019.
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University of Alabama Rejects $26M Gift after Abortion Flap
  • 7 June 2019
University officials denied it had anything to do with the philanthropist's stance on the abortion...
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