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Court: Texas, Louisiana can end Planned Parenthood funding

A federal appeals court has ruled that Texas and Louisiana can cut off funding to Planned Parenthood.

Supreme Court leaves Kentucky’s ultrasound law in place

The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients before abortions.

Number of abortions in US falls to lowest since 1973

The number and rate of abortions across the United States have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973, according to new figures released Wednesday.

Missouri’s eight-week abortion ban blocked

Missouri's eight-week abortion ban was temporarily blocked from being implemented by a federal judge on Tuesday. The regulation was scheduled to go into effect on Wednesday.

Trump administration agrees to delay health care rule

The Trump administration has agreed to postpone implementing a rule allowing medical workers to decline performing abortions or other treatments on moral or religious grounds while the so-called "conscience" rule is challenged in a California court.

University of Alabama trustees vote to refund $26M gift

The University of Alabama board of trustees voted Friday to give back a $26.5 million donation from a philanthropist who recently called on students to boycott the school over the state's new abortion ban.

Joe Biden reverses position on federal dollars for abortions

After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for abortions.

Could GA abortion bill push movie makers to NC?

North Carolina lawmakers failed to override Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of the 'Born Alive' abortion bill Wednesday.

Veto of North Carolina ‘born alive’ bill upheld

North Carolina Republican leaders have failed to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of legislation that would have created a new crime against doctors and nurses who fail to care for an infant delivered during an unsuccessful abortion.

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Pope elevates 13 new cardinals then puts them in their place

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