Shooting victim Marshae Jones was indicted by an Alabama grand jury in the death of the fetus.
The Iowa senate has approved a law that if approved by the state’s Republican governor, would be the most restrictive in the country.
A medically invasive procedure illegally restricts women's rights, a federal judge ruled.
Introduction by Kathleen Man Gyllenhaal: A few years ago, when I was researching the effects of the environment on the developing
A whopping six pregnancies in six years, four losses in thirteen months and I can feel the hope slipping. And yet. And yet. We will keep trying.
From a strictly biblical point of view, being born on Earth is a test. All our actions will eventually be judged by an omnipotent God who will determine whether we go to heaven or hell. Our deeds, sinful or not, determine where we spend eternity.
In their attempts to prove the cerebral cortex as unnecessary for pain perception and consciousness, Republicans have lazily attempted to simplify the very nature of how we perceive the world to half-explored "science." With their cowardly simplification of the situation, they will be left behind on the scientific and philosophical journey to the discovery of our deepest truths.
The Republican attempts to legislate lies into the science of prenatal consciousness demonstrate GOP's political ineptitude, not its principles. Even with the Republicans' pseudoscientific notions aside, they have refused to adequately consider the impact of their ideology on complex and real families.
Critics say the video shows that Planned Parenthood sells aborted fetal tissue, which the organization denies.
For those birthing presidential campaigns and those conceiving runs for legislative power and those lusting for criminal court judgeships, The Cider House Rules and Griswold v. Connecticut should be required reading.
Assembly Bill 237, calling for a 20-week abortion ban, to go to a vote in Wisconsin next week.
A shocking new ad campaign in Chile is telling women if they want to have an abortion, they should consider falling from the top of a staircase. That's because right now in Chile, it's illegal to end a pregnancy regardless of the circumstances.
The woman went to the hospital complaining of severe stomach pains and dizziness. X-rays taken revealed she was carrying what is known as a “stone baby” that had calcified in her gut more than 40 years ago.
Although this case was resolved satisfactorily -- probably not soon enough for the distraught family -- a question remains about the ethics of the Texas law.
The case of Marlise Munoz may ultimately be decided on legal grounds -- that is, whether the Texas statute is applicable to a dead body containing a living fetus. The ethical question, however, remains.
Ultrasound also has potential for mapping the connectivity of the brain. Neuroscientists are particularly interested in understanding
According to an article in the American Thoracic Society Journal from 2002, end-of-life critical care (i.e. trying to extend
A 40-year-old fetus has been found inside the body of an elderly woman experiencing abdominal pains.
Today, we speak with Sunsara Taylor of StopPatriarchy.org, who just returned from Jackson defending the Women's Health organization from the anti-choice group Operation Save America, described by StopPatriarchy.org as a "extreme, violence inciting, women-hating Christian fascist organization."