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Alabama state senator claims colleagues 'raped women' with abortion ban

Democratic State Sen. Bobby Singleton blasted his colleagues in Alabama, suggesting that they "raped women" by passing a ban on nearly all abortions....

Alabama state senator claims colleagues 'raped women' with abortion ban

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'​You just said to my daughter, you don't matter ' – senator reacts to Alabama abortion ban – video The Democratic minority leader, Bobby Singleton, delivered an emotional speech after a rape and incest exception from the abortion ban bill failed to pass in a roll-call vote. Alabama’s Republican-con...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also about how the policy could worsen disparities that al...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Hillary Clinton promotes abortion fund, decries 'attacks on women's lives' amid Alabama abortion ban Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton blasted state-level abortion restrictions, calling on Wednesday for her followers to donate to organizations that either fund abortions or help e...
03:00, 05/16/2019

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
14:36, 05/17/2019

'It goes after Roe directly': Alabama's abortion bill set to go before state senate Nation’s strictest legislation would ban all abortions at any stage of pregnancy, and backers hope it will fuel a challenge to Roe v WadeJenna King-Shepherd was 17 and had just graduated high school w...
11:12, 05/14/2019

Hundreds protest Alabama’s abortion ban at state capitol MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators have marched to the Alabama Capitol to protest the state’s new abortion ban. Protesters chanted “My body, my choice!” and “vot...
01:24, 05/20/2019

Women share their abortion stories in rebuke of Alabama 'ban' Women are sharing their stories of having an abortion on social media in response to the state of Alabama voting to enforce a near-total ban on the procedure....
06:48, 05/17/2019

What female state senators had to say about Alabama's abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats introduced a slew of amendments in an attempt to bloc...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Local Billboard Calls Tuscaloosa "Abortion Capital Of Alabama," Claims 19,000 Future Fans Have Been Aborted An anti-abortion billboard was spotted in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on Friday that called the hometown of the University of Alabama the “abortion capital” of the state, and claimed that 19,000 future fans of t...
02:12, 08/11/2019

Alabama’s abortion ban is about keeping poor women down | Emma Brockes For the 25 white, male state senators voting for it, this is not about the foetus but about maintaining the social orderA lot of good points were made about the inconsistencies and hypocrisies of Alab...
09:12, 05/17/2019

‘This really is a war on women:’ Leslie Jones attacks Alabama abortion legislation on ‘SNL’ "This is how it starts. I'm out living my life, and I see there are a bunch of states out there trying to ban abortion and tell me what I can and can't do with my body," Jones exclaimed on the May 18 ...
23:24, 05/19/2019

Alabama state Rep. under fire for abortion comments: Donald Trump Jr.’s mother 'should’ve aborted him' Alabama Democratic state Rep. John Rogers, who came under fire from conservatives for his extreme remarks about abortion yesterday, responded to criticism that had been leveled at him by Donald Trump ...
02:00, 05/03/2019

Alabama state Senate passes near total abortion ban in direct challenge to Roe v. Wade The Alabama state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill essentially banning abortion in the state, a move specifically aimed at challenging more than 40 years of federal abortion protection under Roe v. W...
15:12, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion law an example of 'emboldened' GOP state houses after Kavanaugh replaced Kennedy, Thiessen says Alabama's new abortion law and other states' pending measures are examples of "emboldened" Republican-majority legislatures in the wake of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh filling retired Justice...
04:48, 05/18/2019

'I don't feel safe': Alabama newspapers publish letters by women on abortion ban Three local publications devoted their Sunday editions to essays from women, ranging from fear to grappling with personal beliefsThree major Alabama newspapers devoted their Sunday editions to letters...
03:24, 05/21/2019

Planned Parenthood building large women's clinic in Alabama despite abortion law Planned Parenthood is building a women's clinic in Alabama, despite its near-total ban on abortions and opposition from critics who plan to fight against its opening. ...
05:48, 06/16/2019

Supreme Court Rejects Alabama’s Appeal on Ruling Blocking State’s Ban on Abortion Procedure (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court won’t revive Alabama’s attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions after the measure was blocked by lower courts. T...
21:12, 06/28/2019

'Today is a dark day for women': Planned Parenthood vows to challenge Alabama abortion ban Planned Parenthood is gearing up for a legal battle against Alabama after state lawmakers passed the most extreme abortion ban in the US.        ...
21:12, 05/15/2019

After Alabama OKs strictest abortion law in nation, Missouri could be next. Where states stand on abortion bans Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic. ...
18:12, 05/16/2019

Josh Hawley: Alabama abortion ban is ‘direct response’ to New York’s late-term abortion law Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said that Alabama’s passage of the nation’s strictest anti-abortion bill is a reaction to late-term abortion legislation seen in states like New York, and exaggerated the exte...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs nation’s strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama governor signs nation’s strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases....
03:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama: Where You Can Be Forced to Give Birth After Being Raped and Maybe Have to Parent the Child With Your Rapist What is up with these Southern states when it comes to women’s rights? (And as a proud New Yorker with deep roots in the Tar Heel State, aka North Cackalacky, aka North Carolina, where it’s perfectly ...
10:00, 06/13/2019

Turncoat Dem who caucused with state GOP rejoins colleagues It took more than six years, but rebel state Sen. Simcha Felder is finally part of his own party’s decision-making conference in Albany. The conservative Brooklyn Democrat who had caucused with the GO...
04:36, 07/06/2019

Ex-cop claims co-worker raped and beat her for years The NYPD is conducting an internal investigation after a former cop claimed her superiors did nothing to address her complaints that she was allegedly raped and beaten by her co-workers in a Harlem pr...
23:00, 07/16/2019

Model claims former Afghan defense minister’s son raped her The wealthy son of the former Afghan defense minister stalked and raped a Manhattan fashion model after she rejected him, she charges in a shocking lawsuit. Sarah Goolden, a stunning blonde who’s mode...
02:48, 07/21/2019

Republican Lawmaker 'Trolled' by Anti-Abortion Colleague After Speaking About Being Raped A South Carolina lawmaker who gave a speech about being raped as a teenager while advocating for rape and incest exceptions to the state’s 6-week abortion ban was harrassed afterward by a male colleag...
23:24, 05/12/2019

Tourist claims she was raped, thrown from balcony at Dominican Republic resort A Staten Island woman is claiming that she was raped and thrown from a second-story balcony during a nightmare stay at a Dominican Republic resort last month, according to a new report. The woman, who...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Incapacitated woman in Arizona who gave birth was repeatedly raped, may have been pregnant before, family claims _____ An incapacitated female patient in Arizona who gave birth although no one at her long-term care center realized she was pregnant was “violently and repeatedly raped” and may have bee...
06:36, 05/26/2019

'How Do You Say No To God?': Opera Star Placido Domingo Accused of Sexually Harassing Women Colleagues For Decades In the world of classical music, Placido Domingo is a rare breakout star whose fame bubbles over into mainstream celebrity: The director of the Los Angeles Opera, Domingo, 78, still performs to sold-o...
23:48, 08/13/2019

Police arrested 65 women in a raid. Some say they were raped In a sparsely decorated room in Nigeria's capital city of Abuja, seven women are seated in a row, their backs turned to the assembled media to remain anonymous....
11:48, 05/14/2019

Militiamen in Sudan raped men and women, says eyewitness Demonstrators in Sudan have been demanding a transition to a civilian government. An eyewitness reports on sexual atrocities committed during the dispersal of a sit-in outside the army’s headquarters ...
19:12, 06/09/2019

Sole abortion clinic in North Dakota files free speech suit against state anti-abortion laws North Dakota's only abortion clinic joined with the American Medical Association to file a federal suit to undo two state anti-abortion laws on the grounds that they interfere with doctors' free-speec...
00:36, 06/26/2019

Man Who Killed 6 People, Raped Over 10 Women Executed In China A serial killer who murdered six people and raped 10 women and two girls, including a 12-year-old, was executed Tuesday, according to the country's top court....
18:12, 07/30/2019

Philippines' top senator chides Iceland for abortion, U.N. drugs war probe The Philippines' highest-ranking lawmaker said on Monday a U.N. resolution to probe the country's bloody war on drugs should be ignored, and its chief backer Iceland be investigated instead for human ...
09:24, 07/15/2019

Senator Warren calls for federal laws protecting abortion access U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for overhauling federal law to ensure that women continue to have access to abortion amid efforts in states like Alabama and Ohio to enact bans on the pr...
18:48, 05/17/2019

McCarthy: Alabama abortion law 'goes further than I believe' The top Republican in the House said Thursday that he believes Alabama’s new restrictive abortion law — the strictest in the nation — goes too far.“It goes further than I believe, yes,” House Minority...
23:00, 05/16/2019

The Alabama Abortion Bill: Here’s What Comes Next The next move on the Alabama bill that would ban most abortions at every stage of pregnancy belongs to governor. But the last word will probably come from the federal courts....
22:24, 05/15/2019

Mexican women demand justice for girls allegedly raped by police Protesters in Mexico City have demanded justice after two teenage girls were allegedly raped by police officers in separate events in the capital. In one case, four policemen still haven't been arrest...
08:00, 08/13/2019

Missouri to be only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider after state action Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as health officials refuse to renew its last clinic's license to perform the procedure, women's health serv...
22:12, 05/28/2019

Alabama passes near complete ban on abortion A bill banning nearly all abortions in Alabama passed the House of Representatives 74 to 3, with nearly all Democrats exiting the chamber in protest before the vote....
11:36, 05/01/2019

State senator wants to ban perverts from the subway State Sen. Diane Savino is joining forces with the NYPD to craft legislation pushing back against the scourge of subway perverts — including possible lifetime bans for the worst of the worst. The Broo...
09:12, 05/17/2019

NM state senator shocked by DWI arrest: ‘Are you serious?’ ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico state senator expressed surprise when he learned he was being arrested on a drunken driving charge, slurring his speech as he lay in an emergency room and saying to an...
05:48, 07/02/2019

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly 50 years...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Trump and Romney say Alabama abortion ruling went too far President Trump and GOP Sen. Mitt Romney said they favor exceptions to strict abortion bans recently passed by several states in an effort to get the Supreme Court to overturn the landmark case of Roe...
00:12, 05/20/2019

These 25 white men – all Republicans – just voted to ban abortion in Alabama Legislation makes abortion a crime at any stage of pregnancy, with the only exception for a serious threat to the health of the womanAlabama’s new law mandating an almost blanket ban on abortion, the ...
06:36, 05/15/2019

AP Look: Will Alabama's abortion law reach SCOTUS? Alabama's new law which would virtually ban abortions is the latest and most far-reaching state law designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsider the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. AP's M...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs strictest U.S. abortion ban into law Alabama's governor signed a bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by conservatives to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court de...
04:48, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest bid by political conservatives to try to roll back the U.S. Supr...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Romney says he doesn't support Alabama abortion law Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday said he doesn't support a recently enacted law prohibiting abortion at any point during pregnancy in the state of Alabama. "I don't support the Alabama law," the Utah Republ...
19:48, 05/19/2019

Alabama House set to vote on near-total abortion ban Alabama House Bill 314 probably has the votes to pass the House; however the Senate leader expresses unease with lack of rape, incest exemptions.        ...
19:36, 04/30/2019

Pat Robertson Doesn't Think Alabama's Abortion Ban Is 'Too Extreme' Televangelist and right wing agitator Pat Robertson said on his show “The 700 Club” on Wednesday that he believes Alabama’s new ban on abortions is “extreme” and said the state has “gone too far.”...
03:12, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban approved by committee MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama legislative committee has advanced a near total ban on abortion, but added an exception for rape and incest. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 7-2 Wednesday for t...
18:12, 05/08/2019

Abortion law 'harsher in Northern Ireland than in Alabama' Campaigners say women can face jail sentences up to life in UK owing to 1861 legislationAlabama’s near total ban on abortion mirrors the situation in one corner of the UK: Northern Ireland.But pro-cho...
18:00, 05/15/2019

After Alabama Abortion Law, 3 Democrats Propose a New Strategy Senators Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand and Elizabeth Warren are taking an aggressive approach in a debate whose terms have long been set by conservatives....
01:48, 05/18/2019

| WATCH: Celebrities react to Alabama's abortion law On Wednesday, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that makes abortion a Class A felony. Celebrities immediately took to social media to make their opinions known....
16:48, 05/17/2019

Alabama House approves near total ban on abortion If it passes the Senate and is signed by Gov. Kay Ivey, the measure would be one of the most sweeping abortion restrictions in the nation.        ...
05:48, 05/01/2019

The frontline of the abortion battle isn’t in Alabama, it’s online As the legislative noose draws tighter around women’s necks, it’s centuries-old technology, or modern adaptation of it anyway, that could provide some much-needed breathing room. After Louisiana and G...
04:48, 06/07/2019

Justices won’t revive Alabama ban on abortion procedure WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won’t revive Alabama’s ban on the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions. The measure has been blocked by lower courts. The justices...
17:36, 06/28/2019

Alabama abortion bill: What happens next for most restrictive ban in US in 40 years? The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next.        ...
18:12, 05/15/2019

Leslie Jones tears into Alabama abortion law Alabama's new anti-abortion law drew the fire of "Saturday Night Live" star Leslie Jones, who proclaimed, "You can't tell me what to do with my body" on the show....
04:00, 05/20/2019

Arizona leaders weigh in on Alabama abortion law TUCSON- Alabama’s new, restrictive abortion law remains in the national spotlight. Arizona leaders are weighing in. Our sister station News 12’s Brahm Resnik got reaction from U.S. Senator...
05:00, 05/21/2019

ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue over Alabama abortion ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the proced...
18:12, 05/24/2019

House GOP grapples with abortion messaging after Alabama law Republicans wanted to weaponize abortion against vulnerable Democrats in 2020, but a wave of strict bans across the country has upended their strategy, leaving them scattered and mostly mute.Before Al...
11:12, 05/29/2019

Alabama’s abortion law is designed to challenge Roe v. Wade: What’s next? The Alabama lawmakers who crafted the strictest abortion legislation in the nation hope it will be the measure that takes down Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that established the right to an abort...
06:00, 05/17/2019

In Alabama, Opposition to Abortion Runs Deep Even before the near-total ban that Alabama’s governor signed late Wednesday, only three clinics remained in the state. The state is aiming for zero....
04:24, 05/17/2019

Alabama House overwhelmingly approves abortion ban The Alabama House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to outlaw almost all abortions in the state as conservatives took aim at the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide....
11:36, 05/01/2019

Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyond what voters support....
23:48, 05/21/2019

Michigan state Senator says abortions ‘should be painful’ A Michigan state legislator said abortions “should be painful” as she called for an end to certain procedures this week, according to a report. Republican state Senator Kim LaSata made the...
19:00, 05/16/2019

New Mexico state senator arrested on suspicion of DWI SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Police say New Mexico state Sen. Richard Martinez has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and is facing charges following a car crash. Espanola police say the 66-year-o...
21:48, 06/30/2019

US briefing: Alabama abortion ban, Ebola outbreak and Iran Wednesday’s top story: Alabama Republicans pass nation’s strictest abortion law. Plus, the Midwest towns under existential threat from climate changeSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by em...
14:36, 05/15/2019

Alabama governor signs bill banning nearly all abortion Alabama’s governor on Wednesday signed into law the most restrictive abortion legislation in the nation, triggering a fight likely bound for the US Supreme Court. Gov. Kay Ivey said the Alabama ...
05:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate votes in favour of near-total ban on abortion The Republican-dominated Alabama Senate voted 25-6 for the bill that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable by up to 99 years or life in prison....
04:24, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion law challenged in Planned Parenthood lawsuit The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Friday in a bid to block Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban, touching off a legal battle that could eventu...
19:12, 05/24/2019

Joy Behar: Alabama lawmakers who voted for abortion ban should get a vasectomy Joy Behar, a co-host on “The View,” floated the idea that Alabama state senators receive a vasectomy if they backed a piece of legislation to outlaw almost all abortions....
02:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama abortion ban: Republican senate passes most restrictive law in US Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incestAlabama’s Republican-controlled state senate passed a bill Tuesday to outlaw abortion,...
06:36, 05/15/2019

U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists on Wednesday vowed to challenge an Alabama bill banning abortion in almost all cases, including pregnancies resulting from rape or incest, that is part of an effort to g...
18:00, 05/15/2019

SCOTUS won’t revive Alabama ban on abortion method The Supreme Court decided Friday it will not revive Alabama's attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions after the measure was blocked by lower courts. (June 28...
06:24, 06/29/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest attempt by conservatives to reverse a 1973 Supreme...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama rep blasted for abortion stance calls Don Jr. ‘retarded’ The Alabama state lawmaker being blasted over his bizarre statements on abortion made disturbing comments about Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday, calling the first son “retarded” and saying he...
08:12, 05/03/2019

25 men voted to ban abortion in Alabama. Do they reflect the rest of America? States are passing strict abortion laws and 'heartbeat' bans, but polling shows most Americans believe abortion should be legal in all or most cases.        ...
18:12, 05/15/2019

After Alabama OKs strict anti-abortion bill, Missouri could be next Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion bill is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic. ...
21:12, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s new abortion ban could jail doctors. In some countries, laws already do. The Alabama Senate approved a restrictive abortion ban. Countries including El Salvador and the Dominican Republican already have similar legislation in place....
22:12, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion advocate says the quiet part out loud Alabama state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, had a few choice comments last week about abortion — the very sort of comments that abortion's defenders usually know to keep to themselves....
11:00, 05/05/2019

Leslie Jones rips Alabama abortion law on 'SNL': 'You can't tell me what to do with my body' On the heels of the Alabama state Senate passing US’ most restrictive abortion legislation, "Saturday Night Live" tackled the topic twice during its Season 44 finale....
00:48, 05/20/2019

Tim Heidecker responds to Alabama abortion ban with charity single, "To The Men" This week, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a law that, in addition to banning most abortions in the state, makes performing one a felony punishable by up to 99 years. Though exceptions are made if the mo...
23:12, 05/16/2019

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and when the mother’s life is at risk....
01:12, 05/17/2019

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the proced...
01:36, 05/25/2019

Alabama abortion law raised hope for execution reprieve ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A lawyer for a condemned inmate says he hoped Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey might block his client’s execution after she talked about her pro-life beliefs in signing a bill to virtua...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retaliation and online flyers urged people not to buy any...
02:36, 05/17/2019

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the United ...
00:24, 05/18/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of ...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Former federal prosecutor on Alabama law: Abortion will 'clearly' be issue in 2020 In response to the controversy surrounding Alabama's recent law outlawing abortion, Former Whitewater Independent Counsel Robert Ray said that the issue will be a divisive issue ahead of the 2020 pres...
21:24, 05/16/2019

Missouri Joins Alabama in Passing Horrific Abortion Law The Missouri House has passed a bill banning abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant. The state Senate passed the same bill yesterday, and Gov. Mike Parson is ...
08:00, 05/18/2019

Missouri Governor After Seeing Alabama’s Abortion Ban: Hold My Moonshine The clearly not-so-great-state of Alabama just enacted the most extreme abortion ban since abortion was made legal by Roe v. Wade some 46 years ago. Gov. Kay Ivey, a Republican, signed the bill that c...
18:36, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in political conservatives' latest challenge to the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme...
03:12, 05/16/2019

University of Alabama rejects $26M gift after abortion flap The University of Alabama board of trustees is expected to vote Friday on returning $21.5 million to a top donor who recently called on students to boycott the school over the state's new abortion ban...
23:24, 06/07/2019

Abortion opponents savor victory in Alabama rally MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Abortions opponents held a rally at the Alabama Capitol, savoring victory as Alabama and other states seek stringent abortion bans. Kristan Hawkins of Students for Life of Amer...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Alabama to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases Governor Key Ivey signed off on the abortion ban in Alabama, setting the stage for a battle that could end up in the US Supreme Court. Several states are seeking to overturn the landmark abortion ruli...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Bid to Revive Alabama Abortion Ban The Supreme Court declined to revive an Alabama law that would have banned a method used in 99 percent of abortions performed in the state after 15 weeks....
17:00, 06/28/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Hits Black Population Differently Days after eight white women and 43 white men yelled “Roll Tide!” before voting to pass the nation’s harshest abortion ban, companies are already changing plans on expanding into Alabama, decisions wh...
22:36, 05/22/2019

AOC blasts ‘fundamentalists’ for trying to ‘outlaw sex’ in wake of Alabama abortion ban Freshman Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday blasted “religious fundamentalists,” claiming they are trying to “outlaw sex” they don’t agree with by passing laws banning abortion...
10:24, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate heads toward vote on abortion ban measure MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers are headed toward a vote on a proposal to outlaw most abortions that has splintered Republicans over its lack of an exception for pregnancies resulting from r...
08:48, 05/14/2019

Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said Wednesday night....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Alabama Senate Set to Take Up Bill Effectively Banning Abortion Alabama lawmakers hope the measure will lead the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade, which recognized a constitutional right to end a pregnancy....
23:48, 05/14/2019

Alabama Senate to vote on bill banning abortion Alabama's state Senate was due to vote on a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, but will first consider whether to allow the procedure for women and girls impregnated by rape and i...
13:12, 05/14/2019

Senator claims Trump may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, Senator Chris Murphy said on Wednesday....
05:36, 05/23/2019

Yazidi women raped as ISIS slaves face brutal choice: Give up their child or stay away Thousands of women who were prisoners of the Islamic State made it back to the Yazidi community. But for many of those survivors, homecoming has been marred by difficult questions about what it means ...
17:24, 07/31/2019

Former Nebraska state senator cited for urinating in public LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska state senator who has been working for the city of Lincoln has resigned his post after being ticketed for urinating in public. Police say David Landis was charge...
16:12, 05/16/2019

Complaint filed against senator who threatened state police SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A formal complaint has been filed against an Oregon Republican senator who drew criticism for threatening state police amid a GOP walkout over climate legislation. Sen. Floyd Prozan...
00:12, 06/30/2019

State senator, McConnell lawyer in primary for Kentucky AG LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky state senator and a former aide to Sen. Mitch McConnell are battling over who’s the real conservative in the Republican primary for state attorney general. Stat...
18:24, 05/15/2019

Illinois State Senator to Trump: Hey, Sorry About the Mock Assassination State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Ill.), has apologized to Trump and all who support him for an incident that happened at a fundraiser. And by incident, I mean that one of Sandoval’s supporters pointed an...
02:01, 08/20/2019

Republican Alabama governor mulling nation's strictest abortion law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday was mulling whether to sign the United States' strictest abortion law, part of a multistate effort to get the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider women's constituti...
16:24, 05/15/2019

ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit against Alabama abortion ban Groups filed lawsuit to block extreme ban before it can take effect as Missouri’s governor signed an eight-week ban into law on FridayFollow the latest in US politics – liveCivil rights groups have fi...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Abortion rights groups sue to block Alabama's near-total ban The near-total abortion ban in Alabama is scheduled to go into effect in November, but Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are suing to block it.        ...
22:24, 05/24/2019

Alabama Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Conception Less than a week after a fight broke out on the Alabama Senate floor over a proposal to ban abortion at the moment of conception, briefly delaying a vote that even Democrats recognized as inevitable,...
13:12, 05/15/2019

Alabama moves to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases The legislation sets the stage for a legal battle over the right to abortion that could end up in the Supreme Court. It comes as 14 states have sought to restrict abortion in a bid to overturn Roe vs....
08:00, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Opponents Of Alabama Anti-Abortion Bill Protest MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama Senate taking up a proposed abortion ban (all times local): 6:45 p.m. About 50 opponents of a bill that would severely restrict abortion in Alabama ar...
02:24, 05/15/2019

2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Measure and Vow to Fight It The measure, approved by the Alabama Senate, would outlaw almost all abortions in the state. “This is a war on women,” Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said....
18:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama passes nation's strictest abortion ban – live updates Bill part of wave of legislation from Republican-led statesAnti-abortion campaigners hope to challenge Roe v WadeSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.57pm BST The White House will no...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exceptions should be made for rape and incest and ques...
11:48, 05/17/2019

#MeToo founder slams Alabama lawmakers in wake of abortion law The founder of the #MeToo movement is speaking out against Alabama lawmakers after a near-total abortion ban was signed into law. Tarana Burke decried the controversial bill in an Instagram post, writ...
06:00, 05/17/2019

US Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The US Supreme Court has sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama’s bid to revive a Republican-backed state law that would have effectively banned the procedur...
22:00, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court declines to hear Alabama abortion case The U.S. Supreme Court decided Friday not to get involved in a controversial abortion case in Alabama, in which the state tried to ban what they call "dismemberment abortions."...
22:12, 06/28/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Designed to Challenge Roe v. Wade at the Supreme Court. Here’s What Happens Next Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill on Wednesday that would effectively ban abortion in the state, with no exceptions for rape or incest, prompting an outcry from abortion rights activists across ...
03:48, 05/16/2019

Abortion bill delayed as Alabama Senate falls into chaos The lieutenant governor agreed to remove amendments creating exceptions for rape and incest, leading to anger and arguments on the Senate floor.        ...
20:24, 05/09/2019

Where does Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey stand on abortion, adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.        ...
06:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama gears up for abortion fight activists thought was history As Alabama passes the country's most restrictive abortion law, activists who believe in a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy are bracing for a battle. The Supreme Court could end up deciding the...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Alabama abortion ban triggers Twitter reaction storm Celebrities, activists and politicians swarmed social media to air their opinions on a new law, signed on Wednesday, that almost totally bans abortion in Alabama....
06:12, 05/17/2019

‘We have to fight’: Alabama's extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activism Pro-choice groups see an increase in donations and are mobilizing supporters and resources in several states to combat the lawsTrump takes war on abortion worldwide as policy cuts off fundsAs strict a...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama's bid to revive a Republican-backed state law that would have effectively banned the ...
16:12, 06/28/2019

Romance novelists pledge to confront abortion 'taboo' after Alabama ban State senate’s near-total abortion ban prompts demand for genre to treat issue as ‘a normal part of life, not a moral lesson’Dip into the fast-moving world of romantic fiction and it quickly becomes c...
18:24, 05/17/2019

Alabama House approves ‘born alive’ abortion bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama House of Representatives has approved legislation to put doctors in prison if they don’t try to save babies “born alive” after an attempted aborti...
08:12, 05/22/2019

Surge in pressure on NI abortion laws in wake of Alabama ruling Britons outraged over Alabama's near-total ban on abortion are channelling their anger into attempting to change Northern Ireland's own restrictive rules - where women can face life in jail for aborti...
08:12, 05/18/2019

US briefing: Pompeo and Putin, China tariffs and Alabama abortion law Tuesday’s top story: secretary of state visits Moscow amid US tensions with Iran. Plus, why copying the populist right won’t help save the leftSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Go...
12:48, 05/14/2019

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's top financial officer on Thursday called for a number of retaliatory economic measures against Alabama in response to the state's passage of the nation's most restrictive abo...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Planned Parenthood readies challenge to near-total abortion ban in Alabama Planned Parenthood president says near-total ban "will cost women's lives;" Ivey mum on whether she will sign it        ...
21:12, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate Erupts Into Chaos as Republicans Try to Ram Through Vote on Abortion Ban Days after Georgia passed one of the most strict de facto abortion bans in the country, Alabama’s Republicans are following in hot pursuit, trying to pass a bill virtually banning abortion entirely. O...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Missouri poised to pass restrictive abortion law, days after Alabama Missouri House lawmakers are expected to pass a bill on Friday to ban most abortions eight weeks after conception, days after Alabama introduced the nation's most restrictive abortion law....
13:36, 05/17/2019

Sen. Collins rejected Republican senator's offer to ditch Kavanaugh after Ford testimony, new book claims Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, refused to take part in a Senate Judiciary Committee Republican's proposal for the White House to abandon Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's nomination after his accu...
15:12, 07/10/2019

Her father was a state senator when he died. Now she's running for his old seat Chris Birch died on Aug. 7, so now his daughter, Tali Birch Kindred, announced her candidacy for the vacant spot.        ...
20:24, 08/19/2019

Police arrest woman in former Arkansas state senator's slaying Authorities have arrested a woman in connection with homicide investigation into former Arkansas State Senator Linda Collins-Smith's death last week....
21:48, 06/15/2019

University of Alabama trustees vote to refund $26M gift over abortion ban controversy The University of Alabama gave back a philanthropist’s $26.5 million donation and took his name off the law school Friday, a week after he called on students to boycott the institution over the ...
00:36, 06/08/2019

'We're in the fight of our lives': Alabama abortion bill spurs lawsuits and protests Women’s health advocates and Democratic politicians promise to fight the bill and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwideThe fight to prevent Alabama from implementing a ne...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Fight’s On: ACLU, Planned Parenthood Sue to Stop Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union on Friday filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Alabama’s law that bans abortions except in cases of “serious” health risk to the mother...
02:48, 05/25/2019

Behar pushes forced vasectomies for Alabama lawmakers who supported abortion ban "View" host Joy Behar suggested on Wednesday that Alabama lawmakers should be forced to undergo vasectomies after voting for the most restrictive abortion ban in the nation....
19:48, 05/15/2019

Los Angeles County lawmakers vote to ban official travel to Alabama over abortion law Los Angeles County's Board of Supervisors voted this week to enact a one-year ban on official travel to Alabama over that state’s controversial abortion law, which all but outlaws the procedure....
08:24, 05/24/2019

Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to governor Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign it into law and make the state one of the nation's most restrictive on the procedure....
17:12, 05/15/2019

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyond what voters support....
02:12, 05/21/2019

Missouri assembly passes restrictive abortion bill, days after Alabama The lower house of the Missouri General Assembly passed a bill on Friday to prohibit women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive ...
21:24, 05/17/2019

Why the senators’ race matters in reporting the Alabama abortion ban | Paul Chadwick Readers argued it was wrong to highlight that white men voted in the measure. But lack of representation is central to the storyWhy, demanded several readers, does this headline refer to race: “These ...
04:24, 05/20/2019

Footballer Héctor Bellerín calls on sport to oppose Alabama abortion ban Arsenal defender says ban also an issue for men, and garners support from Ian WrightHéctor Bellerín, the Arsenal and Spain defender, has challenged fellow football professionals to speak out against t...
18:36, 05/18/2019

Trump backs abortion in cases of rape or incest, contradicting Alabama law President suggests abortion will be election issue, tweeting ‘we must stick together and Win for Life in 2020’Donald Trump, in a series of late night posts on Twitter, has outlined a less restrictive ...
12:24, 05/19/2019

Trump campaign spokeswoman suggests he’s opposed to parts of Alabama’s abortion ban The Alabama law bans abortions in most circumstances, including in cases of rape and incest. President Trump's campaign spokeswoman said: “The president has been clear since the last campaign he’s for...
05:24, 05/19/2019

Alabama lawmaker seeks to censure Democrat for comments about abortion, Trump Jr. Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned Wednesday after a one member called for the censure of another over comments that included calling Donald Trump Jr. "retarded or crazy" during a debate earlier thi...
23:24, 05/23/2019

Alabama Senate approves near-total ban on abortion; sends bill to the governor The measure includes the most sweeping restrictions on abortion in the United States, almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge.        ...
04:36, 05/15/2019

Amazon TV series The Power pulls out of filming in Georgia over Alabama abortion law Reed Morano's upcoming Amazon series The Power has pulled out of filming in Georgia after a controversial bill was passed in Alabama which effects a near-total ban on abortion in the state....
17:24, 05/22/2019

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said Wednesday night....
09:24, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after disagreement arose on the Senate floor about whether to allow women impregna...
19:12, 05/09/2019

Alabama law to crack down on false service-animal claims: report Alabama residents who falsely claim their pet is a service animal will face criminal charges under a new law set to take effect next month, according to a report....
06:12, 08/15/2019

Former Arkansas state senator's shooting death being investigated as murder: report Authorities in Arkansas have reportedly opened a homicide investigation into the death of a former Arkansas state senator who was found dead in her home from a gunshot wound on Tuesday evening.  ...
13:00, 06/05/2019

Oregon state senator faces hearing on 'heavily armed' comment An Oregon state senator who was among Republican lawmakers who fled the Capitol last month to scuttle a vote on a bill to fight climate change faces a conduct hearing over remarks tinged with threats ...
09:36, 07/06/2019

State senator wins North Carolina congressional primary in redo North Carolina State Sen. Dan Bishop won the Republican nomination in the 9th congressional district in a special election Tuesday after last year's results were thrown out because of fraud allegation...
17:12, 05/15/2019

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey just signed the most restrictive abortion law in the US. Where does she stand on adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.        ...
18:12, 05/16/2019

Kamala Harris: Alabama anti-abortion law supporters 'couldn't care less' about babies SAN FRANCISCO — Alabama lawmakers who pushed the state's strict anti-abortion measure don't really care about the children they claim to be protecting, said Kamala Harris....
16:00, 06/01/2019

He told students to protest Alabama's abortion ban. The University returned his $21.5M gift. The University of Alabama may return a philanthropist's donation after he called on students to protest the state's abortion ban.        ...
02:48, 06/08/2019

#YouKnowMe: Keke Palmer Shares Her Story in Response to Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Acclaimed actress Keke Palmer shared her personal experience with abortion in response to the #YouKnowMe thread begun on Twitter by actress and talk show host Busy Philips in response to Alabama’s reg...
04:48, 05/21/2019

Emily Ratajkowski poses naked in protest of Alabama's abortion bill passing Emily Ratajkowski is using her social media platform to voice her outrage over the recent passing of the bill in Alabama which makes nearly all abortions in the state illegal and make performing one a...
00:12, 05/17/2019

Alabama lawmakers, with eyes on overturning Roe v. Wade, pass nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday passed the strictest abortion ban in the country in a test of whether the Supreme Court's longstanding prohibition on such measures can withstand the addition of cons...
16:36, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion law: Lady Gaga joins stars condemning near-total ban on procedure Lady Gaga has joined the list of celebrities condemning Alabama's strict abortion law which bans the procedure in almost all cases, including rape and incest....
09:24, 05/16/2019

U.S. Senator Warren proposes executive action on women of color pay gap U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on Friday proposed a plan to help women of color get better wages and a path to the leadership positions they have been denied....
15:00, 07/05/2019

Ex-Arkansas state senator’s campaign staffer, 'friend' charged in politician’s murder The former campaign staffer and “friend” suspected in this month’s shooting death of former Arkansas state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith has been charged with capital murder....
17:36, 06/18/2019

Oregon senator walkout: 'patriot' groups vow to protect Republicans who fled state Lawmakers were again a no-show at the state house to block the passage of landmark climate legislationMembers of rightwing “patriot movement” groups have vowed to protect Republican senators in Oregon...
00:36, 06/22/2019

Former campaign staffer held in shooting death of ex-Arkansas state senator: reports A former campaign staffer has been arrested in connection with this month's shooting death of former Arkansas state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith, according to reports....
14:36, 06/15/2019

Illinois state senator apologizes for mock Trump assassination photos at fundraiser A Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire over the weekend after pictures were posted online showing his supporters at a fundraising event performing a mock assassination on President T...
10:00, 08/19/2019

Seth Meyers on Alabama anti-abortion law: Can you imagine how GOP would react if states banned all guns? Late-night host Seth Meyers spent time on Thursday ripping into Alabama's new anti-abortion law, which bans most abortions and does not provide exemptions for cases of rape and incest, saying those pr...
05:36, 05/18/2019

Alabama's abortion ban shows the chilling effect of Brett Kavanaugh's appointment | Jill Filipovic The goal of anti-abortion campaigners is to overturn Roe v Wade. With today’s radical, activist, rightwing supreme court, they may succeedThere is a war on American women.On Tuesday night, Alabama vot...
16:00, 05/16/2019

The Hill faces backlash for putting conservative-centric spin on Alabama Dem's abortion remarks The Hill is facing intense backlash for putting emphasis on the conservative reaction in its news story about the controversial abortion remarks made by a Democratic lawmaker in Alabama. ...
03:12, 05/03/2019

God's Property: Florida Lawmaker Says God Told Him to Reintroduce Anti-Abortion Bill Modeled After Alabama's Since passing its anti-abortion law—a law so reprehensible that cities like Los Angeles have subsequently banned travel to the state—Alabama has become the bane of the entire universe....
16:12, 05/24/2019

Alabama mega donor blames governor after university returns $21.5M amid abortion law dispute Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. is blaming Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey for having a role in the university's decision to return $21.5 million in donations.        ...
19:24, 06/08/2019

Arkansas woman arrested in connection with the killing of a state senator who was found dead outside her home. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas woman arrested in connection with the killing of a state senator who was found dead outside her home....
02:12, 06/15/2019

One-armed former West Virginia state senator sues over being handcuffed wrist-to-ankle: report A former West Virginia state Senator is suing a local sheriff’s department for using “excessive and wrongful force” in a 2018 arrest in which the lawmaker had his arm handcuffed to his ankle....
22:36, 05/17/2019

Friend of slain former Arkansas state senator Linda Collins-Smith charged with murder A friend of the ex-Arkansas state senator found shot dead in her home this month was charged with her murder on Monday. Rebecca Lynn O’Donnell, 48, was ordered held without bond after being char...
16:24, 06/18/2019

John Pinto, WWII Navajo code breaker and longtime NM state senator, dies at age 94 New Mexico State Senator John Pinto has died at age 94. Pinto was one of the last surviving Navajo Code Talkers and was the state senate's most senior member, having served from 1977 until his de...
20:48, 05/25/2019

Restrictive abortion bill weighs on Alabama Republicans, who struggle with lack of exceptions for rape, incest Vote scheduled for Tuesday could secure an almost all-out ban on abortion amid hopes the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case and overturn Roe v. Wade....
06:12, 05/14/2019

Restaurant patron considers suing New Jersey state senator who called him a 'jerk' for leaving tiny tip A restaurant patron is considering filing a lawsuit against a New Jersey state senator who labeled him a “jerk” on Twitter — and even called him out by name — because the patron left a tiny tip for hi...
18:00, 08/19/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for tweets insulting Alabama lawmakers to 'go viral' over recently passed abortion bill Actress and activist Alyssa Milano boosted the signal of a Twitter thread that called out 13 Alabama lawmakers that helped pass the recent controversial bill that bans most abortions in the state....
17:00, 05/17/2019

A top senator just introduced a bill to require equal pay for the US women's soccer team before the 2026 World Cup AP Photo/David Vincent Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia introduced a bill that would block federal funding for the 2026 World Cup unless the US Soccer Federation provides "equitable pay" ...
12:24, 07/10/2019

Senator Joe Manchin introduces bill requiring equal pay for men and women ahead of 2026 World Cup Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., introduces bill that would prevent federal funding for the 2026 men's World Cup unless there's equal pay for women's team.      ...
01:48, 07/10/2019

2 killed, 3 injured in shooting near Alabama State University Two people were killed and three others wounded during a shooting near Alabama State University on Thursday night, cops said. Police found one man fatally wounded when they responded to the scene of g...
09:48, 08/16/2019

People are calling for boycotts of Georgia and Alabama over anti-abortion bills, and Hollywood stars are threatening to pull their projects from the states AP Photo/John Bazemore The governor of Georgia signed the country's most restrictive abortion bill into law last week, while Alabama lawmakers passed a bill poised to punish doctors who perform abort...
23:36, 05/15/2019

The Handmaid’s Tale comes to life in Alabama. Women must heed the warning | Zoe Williams The ludicrous indictment of Marshae Jones for the manslaughter of her unborn child is an extreme example of a disturbing patternMarshae Jones was five months pregnant when another woman, Ebony Jemison...
09:00, 07/02/2019

Alabama Dem opposing abortion bill: 'Some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later' A Democratic state representative from Alabama is facing fierce backlash over his remarks in opposition to the abortion ban that was approved in his state, saying that "some kids are unwanted, so you ...
04:48, 05/02/2019

'All out warfare': Hundreds take the streets in Alabama in abortion ban protest Alabama Gov. Kay signed the near-total ban Wednesday, a day after lawmakers declined to add exceptions into the ban for cases of rape or incest.        ...
14:36, 05/20/2019

Alabama Methodist church to screen 'Arthur' episode with same-sex marriage that state public TV refused to air A Methodist church in Alabama plans to screen the controversial episode of "Arthur" that featured a same-sex marriage that Alabama Public Television refused to air last month....
14:24, 06/03/2019

Alabama's Nick Saban denies offering job to ex-Ohio State coach Zach Smith Alabama Crimson Tide head football coach Nick Saban denied offering former Ohio State Buckeyes assistant coach Zach Smith a coaching position on his staff....
04:00, 08/04/2019

The Latest: Thad Cochran was ‘senator’s senator,’ Leahy says JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the funeral of former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Two U.S. senators from different parties say Republican Thad Cochran cared ...
22:00, 06/04/2019

Alabama Democrat opposes abortion ban: ‘Kill them now or kill them later’ An Alabama state lawmaker is taking heat for bizarre comments he made in advance of a bill that will criminalize nearly all abortions in the state. The measure passed with a 74-3 vote in the state’s G...
23:00, 05/02/2019

US briefing: abortion pills, Syria chemical attack claims, Toxic America Wednesday’s top story: Data shows 21,000 women ordered abortion pills online in six months. Plus, Tarantino delivers a dazzling requiem for HollywoodSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by em...
13:36, 05/22/2019

Ex-Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said in texts that assistant Zach Smith offered job at Alabama Former Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer said in 2018 text that he told assistant Zach Smith "to stay" after Smith was offered a job at Alabama.       ...
00:12, 08/03/2019

Alabama coach Nick Saban denies offering job to ex-Ohio State assistant Zach Smith Alabama's Nick Saban said he didn't offer job to former Ohio State assistant Zach Smith, and after background check, decided to go with someone else.       ...
01:36, 08/04/2019

Missouri could become first US state without an abortion clinic State officials have refused to renew facility’s licensePlanned Parenthood: ‘This is a real public health crisis’Missouri could become the first US state in the modern era without an abortion clinic, ...
22:12, 05/28/2019

Missouri, Latest US State To Restrict Abortion The Missouri House passed a bill on Friday banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, making it the latest US state to pass restrictions on ending a pregnancy....
23:48, 05/17/2019

Missouri Closing in on Being the Next State to Effectively Ban Abortion Not content with watching Alabama get all the attention, Missouri is now just a couple short steps away from instituting a heinous abortion ban of its own....
17:24, 05/16/2019

Missouri may become only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license of the last clinic in Missouri to perform the pr...
03:00, 05/29/2019

US state's only abortion clinic could close down by the end of the week The only abortion clinic in Missouri could close by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its licence, it has been claimed....
04:00, 05/29/2019

There Were 3 Women Onstage, and a Man Had a Lot to Say About His Work on Abortion When Gov. Jay Inslee boasted of being “the only candidate here who has passed a law protecting a woman’s right of reproductive health,” Senator Amy Klobuchar couldn’t help but point out that “there’s ...
08:00, 06/27/2019

| Across US, women have unequal access to abortion While abortion is legal nationwide, Americans have unequal access to the procedure, depending on their location in the United States and how much they are able to spend....
23:24, 05/23/2019

Some prosecutors are refusing to enforce new state abortion laws ATLANTA — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle: prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to nearly t...
18:00, 05/30/2019

Georgia DAs Are Fighting Back Against the State's Appalling New Abortion Law In defiance of a new draconian anti-abortion bill passed in Georgia, district attorneys in four of the largest counties in the state said Monday that they will not prosecute women who seek abortions....
23:12, 05/20/2019

Louisiana’s Democratic Governor Signs State’s Abortion Ban Into Law (BATON ROUGE, La.) — Louisiana’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy Thursday, a move that puts him squarely in line with the leaders of other c...
00:36, 05/31/2019

| WATCH: Protesters rally across the US against new state abortion bans US abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others protested across the country on Tuesday....
12:12, 05/22/2019

Netflix To Rethink Investment In US State If Abortion Law Is Implemented Netflix on Tuesday became the first major studio to say it would reconsider its investment in Georgia should a controversial abortion law in the US state, known as the Hollywood of the South, go into....
21:36, 05/28/2019

Netflix Opposes Georgia Abortion Law But Will Keep Filming in State Netflix, which shoots “Stranger Things” and “Ozark” in the state, said it would work to oppose a new law restricting abortions but would continue to film in Georgia for now....
10:12, 05/29/2019

Why An Abortion Was The Right Choice For Me: 5 Women Share Their Story With the introduction of increasingly restrictive abortion laws around the world, five women in five different countries share their deeply personal stories with Vogue...
11:24, 07/05/2019

Jobs and education help women advance, not abortion Kathryn Kaufman, the managing director for Global Women's Issues at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, recently wrote that as a Republican and a Christian woman, she supports abortion becaus...
20:24, 06/13/2019

Women who want information on abortion-pill reversal should have a right to it A growing number of states are enacting laws requiring doctors who perform pharmaceutical abortions to inform the mothers that it may be possible to halt the abortion if they change their minds....
14:24, 08/08/2019

'Women will die': how new abortion bans will harm the most vulnerable Women of color and poor women will be disproportionately affected by new restrictions across the US, opponents sayOn the floor of the Alabama state senate this week, a robotic voice read nine pages of...
12:24, 05/19/2019

US women prepare for future without legal abortion As US states make it ever more difficult to get an abortion, pro-choice activists gear up for court battles. Many are also bracing for a "post-Roe" America, where women might have to take abortion int...
11:48, 06/20/2019

Rape victim who had illegal abortion at age 13 calls Alabama's law 'an abomination' At 13, Maralyn Mosley found herself in the back of a barbershop with a man who asked for sex before performing an illegal procedure.        ...
18:12, 05/16/2019

Missouri Dangerously Close to Becoming First State Without Access to Abortion Clinics Last week, Gov. Mike Parson—in his efforts to position Missouri as “one of the strongest pro-life states in the country”—signed legislation that makes any doctor who performs an abortion within the st...
02:48, 05/29/2019

Missouri's last abortion clinic warns it may close after state action Missouri's only abortion clinic expects to be shut down this week after the state health department refused to renew its license, which would make it the only U.S. state without a legal abortion clini...
21:36, 05/28/2019

'It's much bigger than abortion': five state lawmakers who fought against six-week bans A wave of Republican-backed laws severely restricting abortions has swept statehouses this year – but not without voices raised in oppositionSo far in 2019, nine states have voted to ban or restrict a...
11:36, 07/08/2019

Missouri secretary of state blocks referendum on 'heartbeat' abortion law A move to authorize a referendum over Missouri's recently enacted ban on abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy hit a roadblock on Thursday when the secretary of state rejected petitions filed b...
22:00, 06/06/2019

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s elections, helping them paint the GOP as extreme and...
17:24, 05/25/2019

Missouri secretary of state blocks 'heartbeat' abortion law referendum A move to authorize a referendum over Missouri's recently enacted ban on abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy hit a roadblock on Thursday when the secretary of state rejected petitions filed b...
23:36, 06/06/2019

Missouri becomes the latest US state to move to restrict abortion laws Missouri's Republican-led Senate has passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, just days after Alabama signed in the strictest abortion laws in the US....
06:48, 05/17/2019

Pa. state Dem defends himself following backlash after harassing anti-abortion protester Democratic Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims is incurring heavy backlash on social media after posting a livestream that went viral of him confronting an elderly woman who was protesting outside a Pl...
01:36, 05/08/2019

Disney says it'll probably bail on Georgia, too, if the state's anti-abortion law goes into effect Disney, as a rule, does its best to stay far away from political statements, for a pretty obvious reason: People mad at you about your stances on public policy won’t give you money for a brand new Mic...
08:00, 05/30/2019

St. Louis abortion clinic to defy state over pelvic exam ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri’s only abortion clinic, already facing the threat of losing its license, says it will defy the state by refusing to perform a required pelvic examination days before an...
18:24, 06/20/2019

Missouri the latest state to pass tough anti-abortion law Missouri became the latest state to pass a restrictive anti-abortion law Friday as the GOP-led Legislature approved a ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, and Republican Gov. Mike Parson was ...
22:48, 05/17/2019

Prosecutors push back on enforcing new state abortion laws ATLANTA (AP) — New state abortion laws likely to become bogged down in legal challenges face another potential obstacle from prosecutors who refuse to enforce them. The Associated Press reached out to...
07:48, 05/30/2019

Busy Philipps on abortion: ‘Women have held on to a lot of this shame’ The actor and author who recently testified before Congress on why she got an abortion discusses the power in being vocal about uncomfortable experiencesBusy Philipps’ big dreams for the stage never i...
07:24, 06/22/2019

When it comes to abortion, conservative women aren't a monolith Nearly one in four women in the United States will have an abortion by age 45 — obviously not all of them share the same political views.        ...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Revealed: 21,000 US women order abortion pills in six months Three-quarters of mail order requests came from states with strict anti-abortion lawsThousands of American women have obtained abortion pills online in the past six months, according to figures that h...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Proposed New Zealand Abortion Law To Give Women Right To Choose The New Zealand government released long-awaited plans on Monday to overhaul its abortion laws, so that a termination is treated as a health issue and a woman's choice rather than a crime....
14:00, 08/05/2019

| Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence against women....
11:00, 06/04/2019

Proposed New Zealand Abortion Law To Give Women Right To Choas The New Zealand government released long-awaited plans on Monday to overhaul its abortion laws, so that a termination is treated as a health issue and a woman's choice rather than a crime....
10:24, 08/05/2019

| Proposed New Zealand abortion law to give women right to choose The New Zealand government released long-awaited plans to overhaul its abortion laws, so that a termination is treated as a health issue and a woman's choice rather than a crime....
23:36, 08/05/2019

UAE claims 'state actor' carried out tanker attacks Initial investigations into "sophisticated" attacks on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz point to a "state actor," said the United Arab Emirates. The US has claimed Iran is behind incidents that dam...
03:48, 06/07/2019

Missouri's last abortion clinic could close, making the state the only one without a facility Missouri's threat to decline a license renewal may force the state's only abortion clinic to close by the end of the week, Planned Parenthood officials said.       ...
00:12, 05/29/2019

Missouri denies license to Planned Parenthood for state’s last abortion clinic Missouri on Friday denied a license for the only abortion clinic in the state amid a legal dispute with the state's Planned Parenthood division over what officials call “troubling” violations at the c...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Missouri governor says state's intent to close only abortion clinic not political Missouri Governor Mike Parson on Wednesday said politics played no role in the state department of health's intent to close Missouri's sole abortion clinic, a move that would make it the only U.S. sta...
21:24, 05/29/2019

Missouri’s last abortion clinic may close after state threatens not to renew license Missouri's only abortion clinic could be closed by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its license, Planned Parenthood officials said Tuesday....
01:00, 05/29/2019

U.S. anti-abortion groups plot course from state capitals to Supreme Court Anti-abortion advocacy groups have pushed hard in recent months for the passage of bills to restrict or even ban the procedure outright at the state level, inspired by the perception that the U.S. Sup...
02:36, 05/16/2019

Extreme abortion bill passes state legislature. Somehow, the uproar is missing When Georgia, Alabama, and Missouri passed pro-life legislation earlier this month, it consumed the news cycle. But when the Illinois House of Representatives passed the most radical abortion bill in ...
10:00, 05/30/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally at supreme court against new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for presiden...
20:12, 05/21/2019

Top Kansas court rules state constitution protects abortion rights The Kansas Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the state's constitution protects a woman's right to an abortion and upheld an injunction blocking a state law that would have banned a common second trim...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look to galvanize their base ahead of the 2020 election, ...
10:48, 05/27/2019

Canadian PM Trudeau plans to confront Pence on state abortion restrictions Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said he will confront Vice President Mike Pence Thursday about the recent raft of state anti-abortion legislation, which Trudeau described as a "backsliding ...
02:48, 05/30/2019

Opinion: Strict US anti-abortion laws harm women A fierce debate is raging in the US over whether women should have the right to terminate pregnancies. The opposition to abortion is driven by misogyny, hypocrisy and ignorance of the facts, says DW's...
19:48, 05/15/2019

Women shouldn't have to tell abortion stories to remind lawmakers they're human #YouKnowMe is both powerful and profoundly depressing – women shouldn’t have to justify wanting bodily autonomySign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Satur...
19:00, 05/18/2019

| WATCH: Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flood the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement and to denounce violence against women....
01:48, 06/05/2019

Women’s fertility app secretly took $1.79M in funding from anti-abortion campaigners Ever since the rise of femtech, period tracking apps have vowed to make women’s health easier to control and understand. But lately we’ve seen data and privacy breaches, worrying stats about “success”...
16:36, 05/31/2019

Revealed: women's fertility app is funded by anti-abortion campaigners The Femm app has users in the US, EU and Africa and sows doubt over the safety of birth control, a Guardian investigation has foundA popular women’s health and fertility app sows doubt about birth con...
11:12, 05/30/2019

21 Thousand Women In US Ordered Abortion Pills Online In 6 Months As many as 21,000 women in the United States ordered abortion pills online in the past six months- between October 2018 and March 2019-according to figures revealed by a charity Aid Access....
21:24, 05/22/2019

| Vatican cancels women's match after anti-abortion protest The Vatican called off a friendly football match involving its new women's team after several Austrian players protested the church's anti-abortion stance....
14:24, 06/23/2019

U.S. moves forward on plan to ban women from receiving abortion referrals The Trump administration on Friday set a timetable for federally funded family clinics to comply with a new rule that bars them from referring women for abortions....
01:36, 08/10/2019

Islamic State group claims involvement in Kashmir gunbattle NEW DELHI (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed involvement in a gunbattle in Kashmir, the disputed Himalayan territory where militants have fought Indian rule for decades. The group released a s...
15:36, 06/11/2019

Islamic State claims responsibility for Baghdad blast: statement Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for a blast in Baghdad, saying a suicide bomber had detonated an explosive vest in the northeastern Sadr City district of the Iraqi capital and killed ...
00:48, 05/10/2019

Islamic State claims it killed 10 soldiers in northeastern Nigeria Islamic State (IS) killed 10 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on the northeastern town of Magumeri, the group claimed through its news agency AMAQ on Saturday....
23:00, 05/04/2019

North Korea claims U.S. has declared ‘state of emergency’ over Huawei North Korea criticized the Trump administration's "America first" policy and claimed the United States is trying to put an end to China's economic growth....
00:12, 06/10/2019

Islamic State claims it killed 11 soldiers in northeastern Nigeria Islamic State (IS) killed 11 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on the northeastern town of Gajiganna, the group claimed through its news agency AMAQ on Saturday....
01:12, 05/12/2019

Iranian state TV claims to show debris from downed drone An Iranian state television published images on its website Friday morning that it claimed show debris from a U.S. military surveillance drone the country shot down Thursday.   ...
15:00, 06/21/2019

Chinese state media hits out at 'fabricated' U.S. tech claims The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said on Saturday, the latest salvo i...
13:48, 05/18/2019

Chinese State Media Hits Out at 'Fabricated' US Tech Claims The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said on Saturday....
16:12, 05/18/2019

After revealing her own abortion experience at age 15, Busy Philipps tells Congress: 'It's my body, not the state's' Alex Wong/Getty Images Busy Philipps testified before Congress on Tuesday afternoon, sharing details of her abortion at age 15 in her home state of Arizona. The actress highlighted the importance of...
04:00, 06/06/2019

Missouri’s Last-Remaining Abortion Clinic Can Stay Open for Now — but the State Has Yanked Its License Planned Parenthood of St. Louis, which happens to be the only abortion provider left in the state of Missouri, can keep providing the service for now, but Missouri officially yanked its license Friday...
05:36, 06/22/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by...
17:00, 05/21/2019

42 state AGs, elected prosecutors sign statement refusing to enforce new abortion bans Elected prosecutors from a long list of states committed to vowed to uphold the landmark abortion ruling in Roe v. Wade and use their "immense discretion" to refuse charging violations of restrictive ...
04:24, 06/09/2019

Employee claims Google discriminates against pregnant women A memo written by a Google employee that alleges discrimination against pregnant women has gone viral at the tech giant, according to Motherboard. Titled “I’m Not Returning to Google After Maternity L...
01:12, 08/07/2019

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack women’s rights. “We have not called it out in ...
08:24, 06/05/2019

Fight Against Restrictive Abortion Laws Energizes Women’s Rights Rally LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied Saturday afternoon in downtown Lexington to take a stand for women’s reproductive rights. A recent push for restrictive abortion laws i...
15:48, 05/26/2019

Anti-abortion lawmaker in Mexico tells women 'think before spreading your legs' Mexican lawmaker Héctor Alonso Granados, who opposes abortions, said in a press interview that women must take responsibility for "irresponsible sex."...
22:12, 06/02/2019

Anti-abortion clinics that try to trick women face new Google ad policy Enlarge / MONTGOMERY, Ala. - MAY 19, 2019: A protestor dressed as a character from the Hulu TV show The Handmaid's Tale, based on the best-selling novel by Margaret Atwood, walks back to her car after...
00:12, 05/23/2019

Maryland abortion defenders reveal that 'women's health' talk is a ruse When Democrats complain that states are defunding Planned Parenthood — the nation’s largest abortion business and a politically active group on behalf of Democrats — they frequently complain that such...
22:24, 05/29/2019

It shouldn’t be left to women to fight alone for abortion rights | Gaby Hinsliff Pro-choice men should have the guts to campaign against the rolling back of laws that benefit both sexesNo woman can be free who does not control her own body. That’s been the pro-choice mantra down t...
09:24, 05/18/2019

Former Oklahoma state senator found dead with gunshot wound is 2nd GOP ex-lawmaker found dead in two days A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma was found dead with a gunshot wound in his home Wednesday, the second former GOP state lawmaker found fatally wounded in as many days....
11:48, 06/08/2019

Syrian state media claims Israeli airstrikes hit sites near Damascus Regime says air defences confronted the attack, which was launched from Lebanese airspaceFour civilians have been killed and 21 injured in Israeli missile strikes near Damascus, Syria’s state news age...
11:00, 07/01/2019

Suspect in Lyon explosion claims ties to Islamic State group A man arrested for a bombing outside a bakery in Lyon, France, that injured 13 people has told investigators that he had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group....
18:24, 05/30/2019

Islamic State claims 'province' in India for first time after clash in Kashmir Islamic State (IS) claimed for the first time that it has established a "province" in India, after a clash between militants and security forces in the contested Kashmir region killed a militant with ...
14:36, 05/11/2019

Islamic State group claims Sri Lanka bombings that killed hundreds Terrorist group assumes responsibility for the string of Easter bombings that killed over 320 people in Sri Lanka, targeting churches and luxury hotels....
22:12, 04/28/2019

Islamic State claims Afghan wedding suicide blast that killed 63 The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility on Sunday for a suicide blast at a wedding reception in Afghanistan that killed 63 people, underling the dangers the country faces even if the T...
13:48, 08/18/2019

China state-run paper says US claims of forced tech transfer are 'fabricated' The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said Saturday....
07:12, 05/18/2019

Jim Jordan claims vindication after Ohio State sex abuse report released Ohio GOP Rep. Jim Jordan is claiming vindication after the release of a report on a sexual abuse scandal at Ohio State University that showed there is no evidence he or other assistant coaches at the ...
21:36, 05/17/2019

Come Jan. 1, Abortion Will Be Virtually Outlawed in the State of Georgia as Governor Signs So-Called Heartbeat Bill Into Law With a stroke of a pen Tuesday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp basically outlawed abortions in his state, signing into law the so-called heartbeat bill....
06:48, 05/08/2019

Planned Parenthood plans to defy Missouri law, endangering state's last abortion clinic, report says Planned Parenthood of St. Louis reportedly plans to openly defy a Missouri law requiring that women undergo two pelvic exams prior to obtaining an abortion, just two days before state health officials...
06:48, 06/20/2019

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's elections, members of both parties say. Laws like...
23:36, 05/25/2019

Missouri's last abortion clinic allowed to stay open, for now, is rife with 'troubling' violations, state says The last remaining abortion clinic in Missouri, which is set to close in the coming days, was rife with violations -- and officials say it may shut down because Planned Parenthood has failed to bring ...
21:48, 05/31/2019

Hundreds gather at U.S. Supreme Court to protest state abortion bans as step backward Hundreds of abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on ab...
20:12, 05/21/2019

Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Repu...
22:24, 05/21/2019

Georgia governor calls out 'C-list celebrities' threatening to boycott state over abortion bill Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) called out "C-list celebrities" who have threatened to boycott filming in the state if a new abortion law goes into effect. ...
17:24, 05/20/2019

Sexual abuse claims could further sideline Afghan women, say activists Allegations of sexual abuse in the presidential palace have sparked an outcry in Afghanistan. An investigation has been launched into the problem, but activists say the situation will jeopardize women...
17:12, 05/29/2019

Trump’s anti-abortion global gag rule threatening women's lives, report says ‘People are dying’ in Africa and south Asia as a result of policy that bans aid to foreign groups who support abortions, says author of reportThe Trump administration’s anti-abortion restrictions on U...
18:48, 06/05/2019

Kamala Harris delivers abortion-access warning: 'Poor women in America will die' COLUMBIA, S.C. — 2020 presidential candidate Kamala Harris denied being alarmist when she issued a dire warning about the possible impact the slew of recent anti-abortion measures will have on poor wo...
07:12, 06/22/2019

Some US women are taking reproductive matters into their own hands: They're ordering abortion by mail As access to abortion providers in the United States shrinks and legal restrictions pile up, women who want abortions are ordering pills online.        ...
14:36, 06/25/2019

Pressure mounts on Google to pull ads for anti-abortion clinics that 'deceive women' ‘Appalled’ Democrat urges action after Guardian revealed Google has given $150,000 in free ads to opaque anti-abortion groupGoogle is facing pressure in Washington to immediately remove online adverti...
23:00, 05/17/2019

China rejects claims fracking caused Sichuan quake: state media Chinese officials said there were no indications that a deadly earthquake in the southwestern province of Sichuan this week was caused by excessive shale gas fracking in the region, state media report...
07:24, 06/19/2019

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Bombing That Killed 63, Injured 182 at Afghanistan Wedding (KABUL, Afghanistan) — The suicide bomber stood in the middle of the dancing, clapping crowd as hundreds of Afghan children and adults celebrated a wedding in a joyous release from Kabul’s...
12:48, 08/19/2019

Islamic State claims June attack that killed four on patrol in Lebanon's Tripoli Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for an attack that killed two police officers and two soldiers on patrol in patrol in Lebanon's Tripoli last month, the group’s Al-Nabaa newspaper said...
11:00, 07/05/2019

Islamic State claims Afghan wedding blast as families bury the dead The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility on Sunday for a suicide blast at a wedding reception in Afghanistan that killed 63 people, underlining the dangers the country faces even if the...
03:24, 08/19/2019

Jim Jordan Claims Vindication, but Inquiry Says Talk of Abuse at Ohio State Was Rampant An investigation into a team doctor’s sexual abuse found no hard evidence that coaches like Mr. Jordan knew, but it said dozens of other coaches acknowledged rumors of the doctor’s predatory behavior....
01:48, 05/18/2019

Islamic State claims car bombs at Libya's eastern forces camp in Derna Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for two car bomb explosions that targeted a military unit belonging to the eastern forces of the Libyan National Army (LNA) in Derna earlier this week,...
02:24, 06/07/2019

Missouri commissioner says state’s only abortion clinic can continue providing service as fight over license plays out ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri commissioner says state’s only abortion clinic can continue providing service as fight over license plays out....
19:36, 06/28/2019

Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could close by weekend, state threatening to not renew license ST. LOUIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could close by weekend, state threatening to not renew license....
18:36, 05/28/2019

AOC claims women at border facility being forced to drink 'out of toilets' after tour Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., tweeted about her first visit to a southern border detention facility on Monday and claimed there had been rampant abuse by the guards, that was going completely...
00:48, 07/02/2019

FIFA Claims Deep Pool of Bidders for 2023 Women’s World Cup The enthusiasm is the latest sign of growing interest and potential investment in the women’s game, but one of the countries on FIFA’s list says it has no plans to bid....
05:00, 08/21/2019

FIFA claims progress in letting women attend games in Iran FIFA says Iran's soccer federation supports letting women attend 2022 World Cup qualifying games of its men's national team, though government approval is still needed    ...
11:36, 07/18/2019

Hinako Shibuno claims Women’s British Open with sizzling back nine • Japanese players edges out Lizette Salas by one shot• Fairytale ending for player called the Smiling CinderellaHinako Shibuno captured hearts and minds long before she decided to take delivery of th...
21:36, 08/04/2019

Liz Cheney calls out AOC on 'phony gender discrimination' claims: 'She hurts all women' House GOP Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., defended Israel on Thursday and blasted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., over "phony" claims that the nation discriminated against her collagu...
05:12, 08/17/2019

Men are better than women at reading maps because they played with Lego as kids, scientist claims The stereotype that men are better than women at reading maps is true, a brain expert has claimed, but only because they played with Lego as children....
21:36, 05/29/2019

Some US women are taking reproductive matters into their own hands: They're ordering abortion pills by mail As access to abortion providers in the United States shrinks and legal restrictions pile up, women who want abortions are ordering pills online.        ...
20:36, 06/25/2019

'The View' host: Abortion is legal 'in order to stem' women drinking Drano and Tide "The View" host Whoopi Goldberg said Wednesday that abortion is legal to “stem” women from drinking Tide or Drano and throwing “themselves down the stairs” in order to kill an unwanted baby....
02:00, 05/16/2019

Elizabeth Warren warns anti-abortion backers: 'You're not going to lock women back in the kitchen' COLUMBIA, S.C. — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren suggested that abortion restrictions and anti-abortion politicians were motivated by a desire to return to a period when women could...
23:24, 06/22/2019

Attorney for Ohio State athletes making sexual-abuse claims says many are ex-football players Attorney preparing lawsuit against Ohio State for ex-athletes claiming sexual abuse by team physician says most of his clients were football players.        ...
00:24, 05/19/2019

Prosecutor drops charges against Alabama mother who lost pregnancy when shot in Alabama An Alabama district attorney announced Wednesday that she will not pursue manslaughter charges against a woman who was indicted after she lost her fetus when she was shot during a fight....
04:12, 07/04/2019

Televangelist Pat Robertson: Alabama abortion law 'has gone too far,' is 'ill-considered' Longtime televangelist Pat Robertson, who opposes abortion, criticized Alabama's near-total abortion ban that is now the nation's most restrictive.        ...
18:12, 05/16/2019

Report claims thousands of North Korean women sold into sex slavery in China Thousands of North Korean women and girls are being trafficked and sold into sexual slavery in China, where many are sold as wives to Chinese men while others are forced into prostitution or to live s...
11:36, 05/21/2019

'Smiling Cinderella' Shibuno claims stunning Women's British Open triumph 'Smiling Cinderella' Hinako Shibuno completed a fairytale week by winning the Women's British Open in her first LPGA event at Milton Keynes on Sunday....
05:12, 08/05/2019

Unsubstantiated claims Muslim doctor sterilized women raise tensions in Sri Lanka On May 23 Sri Lankan newspaper Divaina, known for its nationalist stance, published a front page article alleging a Muslim doctor had secretly sterilized 4,000 Sinhala Buddhist women after caesarean d...
16:48, 06/06/2019

Ralliers Gather In Lexington To Stand For Women’s Reproductive Rights In Light Of Recent Abortion Bans LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied in downtown Lexington on Saturday afternoon to take a stand for women’s reproductive rights. A recent push for abortion bans in states ...
02:36, 05/26/2019

Abortion group announces prepaid gas card program to help cover travel for women seeking procedure An abortion trade group on Thursday announced the launch of a prepaid gas card pilot program for women who need to travel increased distances to get the procedure as more states continue to impose hig...
06:12, 08/15/2019

Fact check: Joe Biden falsely claims he opposed spending more money to build state prisons In a campaign speech in South Carolina on Saturday, former Vice President Joe Biden defended the 1994 anti-crime law he played a primary role in writing....
16:48, 07/08/2019

Suspended Hank Haney claims vindication after Jeongeun Lee6 wins U.S. Women’s Open The famed golf instructor set off a firestorm last week by saying he "couldn't name" six LPGA players and predicting that a random Korean golfer named Lee would win the event....
10:12, 06/03/2019

Kirra Dibb inspires NSW to Women's State of Origin win Blues beat Queensland 14-4 at North Sydney OvalDebutant turns in masterclass as NSW fight back NSW five-eighth Kirra Dibb fired the Blues to a come-from-behind 14-4 win and a fourth-consecutive Women’...
16:12, 06/21/2019

Penn State professor accused of kidnapping two women A Penn State Beaver professor moonlighting as an Uber driver is accused of kidnapping and harassing two female passengers early Saturday, a report said. Richard Lomotey, a 36-year-old assistant profes...
01:12, 05/12/2019

Louisiana becomes latest US state to pass strict 'heartbeat' abortion ban Louisiana has become the latest US state to pass a strict new abortion ban that would prohibit the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant....
09:24, 05/30/2019

Multiple film production companies say they won’t film in Georgia due to state’s new abortion law Multiple companies announced they will not be filming in Georgia going forward after Gov. Brian Kemp signed the controversial “heartbeat” abortion bill into law Tuesday....
15:48, 05/11/2019

Kazakhstan Welcomes Women Back From the Islamic State, Warily Unlike most countries, Kazakhstan is repatriating citizens who joined the Islamic State, jailing the men but coddling the women to cleanse them of extremism....
10:24, 08/10/2019

Europol report details Islamic State propaganda for women The European Union's police agency says that the Islamic State extremist group's recruitment and use of women to support its extremist cause could pave the way for different female roles in jihadi gro...
15:00, 06/14/2019

Ginsburg reflects on marriage and the state of women's equality at DC event Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discussed a myriad of issues including her famously equal marriage, the obstacles facing working women and the justices' shared desire to protect the court on...
17:24, 07/03/2019

UConn women add grad transfer Adebayo from Murray State STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The UConn women’s basketball team has added Evelyn Adebayo, a graduate transfer from Murray State, to its roster for next season. The 6-foot-1 forward becomes the third memb...
22:48, 05/02/2019

An abortion 'reversal'? The method is unproved, but Ohio lawmakers want women to consider it Republicans in Ohio want every women seeking a medical abortion to be informed of a method for abortion "reversal," which critics call unethical.        ...
19:12, 05/14/2019

How to get your colleagues to keep the volume down Dear Greg, Is it appropriate for me to e-mail noisy co-workers to lower the volume? We’re in an open-seating plan, most of their conversations are personal and they are really loud. How would you ask ...
16:24, 06/09/2019

Washington state takes step forward on missing Native American women A report, the product of 10 meetings with indigenous people across the state, calls for more coordination to tackle the crisisHundreds of people packed into the nondescript meeting room in southern Wa...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Lawyer requests Moroccan state compensation for families of murdered Scandinavian women A lawyer for the family of a Danish tourist who was found killed last year along with a Norwegian hiker, on Thursday asked the Moroccan state to guarantee compensation payments for the families of the...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Penn State professor accused of kidnapping two women while driving for Uber, police say A Penn State professor is accused of kidnapping two women while he was driving for Uber Saturday morning.        ...
01:48, 05/14/2019

A deadly place: Alaska is the most dangerous state for women, now they're fighting back She says her husband beat her. Now she wants other women in Alaska, the nation's deadliest state for women, to come forward with their stories.        ...
20:36, 06/25/2019

New York sees significant rise in women traveling across state line for abortions A growing number of women are travelling for abortions amid tightening restrictions and access to services across the countryWhen Courtney Buckman made the difficult decision to have an abortion, the ...
17:24, 07/04/2019

One Weird Trick Ex-Legislators Use to Lobby Their Former Colleagues One thing you have to respect about the corrupt lobbying and campaign finance scene in Washington is that it’s creative, and always finding new ways to disappoint you. (You do not, in fact, have to re...
17:48, 07/26/2019

US jails former CIA agent for 'betraying colleagues' to China A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for selling "top secret" information to Chinese agents. US officials said the betrayal is part of a worrying trend in the intelligence community....
05:12, 05/18/2019

Justin Amash on what his GOP colleagues say behind closed doors Rep. Justin Amash, the only congressional Republican to have publicly argued that President Donald Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct, told CNN that high-level party officials have thanked him b...
16:48, 07/08/2019

Colleagues, Mustang enthusiasts celebrate Iacocca Former colleagues, Ford Mustang owners, politicians and friends paid respects to Lee Iacocca and his family in suburban Detroit and remembered how the former Ford president and Chrysler chairman and C...
20:48, 07/10/2019

In Salary Negotiations, Ask How Much Your Male Colleagues Are Paid Maybe you’ve done your online research about what your experience is worth in the job market. But if you’re not asking your peers what they make, you might be selling yourself short at your next salar...
05:36, 08/10/2019

Judge: It's 'plausible' Michigan State buried sex assault claims against athletes A federal judge ruled a lawsuit against Michigan State should continue. The suit alleges Bailey Kowalski was sexually assaulted by basketball players.       ...
23:00, 08/21/2019

IAF Pilot Abhinandan Varthaman Poses For Selfies With Colleagues IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who spent some days in Pakistani custody when his MiG-21 was shot down in a dogfight with PAF jets a day after the February 26 Balakot strike, appeared in high...
03:48, 05/05/2019

'He always filled the ball park:' Colleagues, journalists on Lido Notable quotes from Tuesday night and through the years about former Chrysler CEO and Chairman Lee Iacocca, from former colleagues, journalists and others....
06:12, 07/03/2019

Kim Jong-un 'falls asleep' at rally – despite 'executing colleagues' for doing the same KIM Jong-un appeared to break his own rules by falling asleep during a party rally – even though he has apparently executed members for doing the exact same thing....
16:24, 07/10/2019

Thai leader names new Cabinet with military colleagues Thailand’s prime minister has named to his new Cabinet a mix of members of the former military government and key politicians who helped him assemble a House majority after the March elections...
05:24, 07/11/2019

From prison, 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sues ex-colleagues for $30 mln Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally ous...
02:00, 06/01/2019

"Criminals Better Than Colleagues": Jharkhand Congress Chief Resigns Jharkhand Pradesh Congress chief Ajoy Kumar quit his post on Friday, accusing some colleagues of indulging in corrupt practices and promoting their own interests over the party's and said "worst......
21:12, 08/09/2019

Chip Roy inflames GOP colleagues with stand against disaster aid package Conservative freshman Rep. Chip Roy was at the airport heading back to Texas late last week when he heard that House GOP leaders had agreed to a voice vote on a $19 billion funding bill. So he called ...
04:12, 05/31/2019

Russian Journalists Resign After Colleagues Fired in Media Row Nearly a dozen journalists at one of Russia’s most respected newspapers resigned over the firing of two colleagues, highlighting shrinking press freedoms and the stifling of discussion about the count...
06:12, 05/21/2019

Our Republican Colleagues in the Senate Must Act to Break the Cycle of Gun Deaths Another week, another community ripped apart by a mass shooting. Most recently it was Virginia Beach, where a shooter on May 31 killed 12 people in a municipal building. In early May it was a school i...
16:12, 06/14/2019

3 ways to effectively explain your creative process to your colleagues As an amateur designer and as someone who has worked with designers in marketing positions previously, I came to understand that designers of all sorts have their own creative process and each one is ...
08:00, 05/08/2019

'Pharma Bro' Entrepreneur, In US Jail, Sues Ex-Colleagues For $30 Million Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally......
01:00, 06/01/2019

Lester Holt, colleagues to moderate first Democratic debate NEW YORK (AP) — Lester Holt and four of his NBC News colleagues will share moderating duties for the first debate of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders. The debate, shown on NBC News networks, wi...
16:12, 06/11/2019

AMC threatens to pull 'The Walking Dead' filming out of Georgia if state enacts 'highly restrictive' abortion bill AMC, the network behind "The Walking Dead," says it will “reevaluate” its activity in Georgia if a new abortion law goes into effect.        ...
20:12, 06/05/2019

School superintendent suspended over champagne brunch for retiring colleagues A school superintendent in Michigan who served champagne during a celebratory brunch for two retiring educators has been suspended without pay for five days, district officials said. Dearborn Heights ...
22:48, 05/17/2019

TPG Says Executive Introduced Colleagues to College Admissions Scheme’s Leader William E. McGlashan Jr., who was fired after being named in the scandal, connected members of the deal team to William Singer for business discussions, but nothing came of them, the investment firm s...
02:24, 04/29/2019

Pelosi warns Dems: Don’t trash colleagues who won’t back impeachment House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday warned congressional Democrats who support impeachment proceedings against President Trump not to “disparage” colleagues who don't, a source familiar with the co...
22:12, 07/25/2019

Working With the Office Luddite: How to Manage Colleagues Who Refuse to Adapt Technological change in the workplace sparks tension between resistors who grumble and drag their feet and co-workers who rush to embrace new tools. One Luddite can hobble an entire team, but there ar...
14:00, 06/10/2019

At Demand for Roll Call Votes, Colleagues Grouse: ‘This Is So Stupid’ A freshman representative’s exercise of power emphasized how the few tools left to a single member in the House’s minority are mainly the kind that irritates one’s colleagues....
20:00, 06/22/2019

From prison, 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sues ex-colleagues for $30 million Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally ous...
02:00, 06/01/2019

TDP Lawmakers Meet Vice President, Challenge Colleagues Merging With BJP Five lawmakers of Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party this evening met Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, who is also the chairman of the Rajya Sabha, to challenge four of their colleagues switching......
14:36, 06/21/2019

UN honours fallen colleagues and friends who ‘risk all to promote peace’ The lives of 115 colleagues who lost their lives between the beginning of last year and the end of March, serving the United Nations, were honoured on Monday at the annual Memorial Service for Fallen ...
21:12, 05/06/2019

Hero clerk died trying to save colleagues during Virginia Beach shooting A hero account clerk died in the Virginia Beach massacre after leaving a safe spot to try to save his work friends, it emerged Sunday. Pastor’s son Ryan Keith Cox, 50, was with nine city staffer...
00:00, 06/03/2019

Pc Andrew Harper: Officer to be remembered with a minute's silence by colleagues A minute's silence will be held by police forces across the country this morning to remember Pc Andrew Harper who died while responding to a reported crime....
09:48, 08/23/2019

Workers killed in Illinois plant blast alerted colleagues before explosion Three men believed to have been trapped in a massive explosion at an Illinois industrial plant warned others to leave the building before the blast, officials believe....
21:12, 05/06/2019

US Navy Sailors Created "Rape Lists" Of Female Colleagues, Says Report Sailors aboard a US Navy submarine circulated sexually explicit lists that ranked female crew members, an investigation found. The lists, first reported Friday by Military.com, were uncovered through....
05:00, 05/20/2019

My colleagues needed a scalp... and there I was, says sacked Labour peer Baroness Hayter A senior Labour peer sacked by Jeremy Corbyn today blasted him for "wanting a scalp" after he was criticised by peers over his handling of the party's anti-Semitism crisis....
16:48, 07/18/2019

Teacher allegedly threatened to ‘shoot up’ school, had signal to warn some colleagues An elementary school teacher in North Carolina threatened to “shoot up” her school — and plotted a secret message to warn colleagues before she was to open fire, authorities said. Kristen Michelle Tho...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Congresswoman Calls Out GOP 'Sex-Starved Male' Colleagues and All Hell Breaks Loose Sometimes it feels good to sling some infuriated insult at the Republicans denying people the right to control their own bodies, even if it doesn’t entirely make sense. For California Rep. Norma Torre...
05:48, 06/13/2019

Lindsey Graham slams Dem colleagues for brazen warning to Supreme Court Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., blasted his Democratic colleagues on Wednesday for sending a stern and unusual warning to the Supreme Court earlier this week in connection ...
21:24, 08/14/2019

Gucci Collection Promotes Abortion Rights Amid Wave of Abortion Restrictions in U.S. Gucci weighed into the abortion debate at its 2020 fashion show in Rome on Tuesday, unveiling several pieces that made reference to abortion rights and women’s rights. The fashion statement come...
18:36, 05/29/2019

Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib encourage colleagues to visit Israel – video US representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib call on their colleagues to visit Israel in an emotional press conference on Monday, following the country’s decision last week to deny them entry after...
19:00, 08/20/2019

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outside statehouses on Tuesday....
19:36, 05/21/2019

Texas Speaker apologizes for alleged comments about Republican colleagues in secret recording: report The Texas House Speaker apologized Tuesday for “terrible things” he allegedly said about House colleagues on a secretly recorded conversation with a conservative activist, reports said. ...
13:36, 08/07/2019

When US pulls overseas abortion funding, abortion rates go up not down Withholding aid from clinics that offer abortion services leads to a rise in terminations – perhaps because the clinics often provide contraception services too...
15:12, 06/28/2019

Marines should retain officer who sent classified warning to colleagues ahead of an insider attack, new panel finds The decision marks a victory for Maj. Jason Brezler, who has fought Marine Corps' attempts to discharge him ever since he self-reported that he sent classified information over an unclassified email n...
15:13, 08/13/2019

New Jersey man claims he was attacked for wearing 'MAGA' hat, claims teens shouted 'F--- Trump!' Police are investigating a New Jersey man’s claims that he was attacked Tuesday night by nearly two dozen people in New York because he was wearing a “Make American Great Again Hat.” ...
00:12, 08/03/2019