Down syndrome abortion bans gain traction after court ruling

Fox News Flash top headlines for May 19 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. It’s a ban that even supporters acknowledge will be hard to enforce. Yet 2021 has been a breakthrough year for legislation in several states seeking to prohibit abortions based solely on a prenatal diagnosis […]

Texas governor signs law outlawing abortion after 6 weeks

Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Wednesday signed into a law a bill outlawing abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy, joining at least a dozen other states that have enacted measures designed to prohibit the procedure early in a patient’s pregnancy. But unlike the other so-called “heartbeat” bills, Texas’s has a provision that would […]

Argentina legalises abortion in historic vote

Buenos Aires: Argentina’s Senate passed a law legalising abortion on Wednesday after a marathon 12-hour session, a landmark vote in the conservative region and a victory for the women’s movement that has been fighting for the right for decades. The vote means that abortion will be legalised in Pope Francis' homeland up to the 14th […]

Pope compares abortion to hiring ‘a hit man to solve a problem’

Getting an abortion is comparable to contracting an assassin, says Pope Francis. In a handwritten letter by Pope Francis, which has been making the rounds on social media this week, the Argentine religious leader compares killing unborn children to paying a murderer. “Is it fair to eliminate a human life to solve a problem? Is […]

Why feminist politicians in the US are calling for men to have vasectomies

It’s to do with the controversial abortion ban being implemented in Alabama. Women’s reproductive rights are currently under fire in states all around the US. One female politician in Alabama, where a law banning abortion was implemented in 2019, would like to see the reproductive rights of men be similarly scrutinised.  Rep. Rolanda Hollis has proposed […]