Oklahoma passes strict law banning nearly all abortions

Oklahoma passes strict law banning nearly all abortions – CBS News Watch CBS News Oklahoma’s legislature passed a bill Thursday that bans all abortions from the moment of fertilization. If signed into law, it would be the nation’s strictest abortion law. Dr. Colleen McNicholas, the chief medical officer for Planned Parenthood of St. Louis, Missouri, … Read more

San Francisco Archbishop Bans Communion for Nancy Pelosi Over Her Abortion Stance

Defying Pope Francis, San Francisco Catholic Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone announced Friday that Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) may no longer receive the sacrament of Communion because of her stance to support the right to abortion. In a public statement to Pelosi, Cordileone said why the legislature did not “repudiate her position on abortion … Read more

GOP anti-abortion witness: DC electricity comes from burning fetuses

At a House Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday on abortion access, an expert witness called by Republicans made an allegation: Washington, DC, is literally fueled by burning fetuses. “Bodies [are] thrown into medical waste bins and in places like Washington, DC, burned to light the lights of homes and city streets,” proclaimed Americans United for Life … Read more

Kamala Harris calls Oklahoma’s new draconian abortion ban ‘outrageous’

Vice President Kamala Harris criticized Oklahoma’s anti-abortion bill that passed less than an hour before she was due to meet with abortion providers on Thursday. The vice president made opening remarks ahead of a virtual discussion with providers and reproductive rights advocates in which she lifted the Texas-style abortion ban that just received final approval … Read more

Anti-abortion activist accused of stalking, harassing SF doctor and defacing statue

SAN FRANCISCO — An anti-abortion activist has been charged with stalking and harassing a San Francisco doctor, including breaking into his workplace and leaving messages at his and neighbors’ homes with false and inflammatory messages, the district attorney’s office said on Thursday. . San Francisco prosecutor Chesa Boudin said Aaron Jonathan Hurley was part of … Read more

DOJ workers urge Biden’s government to help abortion trips to avoid state bans

A group of Justice Department officials has urged the federal government to offer administrative leave to workers who need to travel out of state to seek reproductive health care ahead of a Supreme Court ruling that could redefine access to abortion. “As an initial step, we urge the government to quickly consider requiring federal agencies … Read more

Italy slowly erodes access to abortion, riding on the US wave – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article ROME — Italy is quietly squeezing access to abortion in a fast-paced campaign energized by America’s bombastic culture war for reproductive rights. Regional authorities responsible for health care in Italy are increasingly funding and making room for anti-abortion organizations in hospitals and family planning clinics. Authorities are refusing … Read more

Protesters at reproductive justice rally in Calgary say there is not enough access to abortion in Alberta

Dozens of people gathered in downtown Calgary on Sunday to support abortion rights. Protesters in Calgary were taking a stand on Roe v. Wade, the US Supreme Court ruling on the abortion law that is about to be struck down. Besty Jameson was one of those present. She was born in Texas 75 years ago. … Read more

Women are sharing how little men in their lives know about reproduction

As word spread that the Supreme Court was about to overturn Roe v. Wade, Sabrina Fonfeder decided to tweet something that was partly inspired by the news and partly inspired by an ex-boyfriend. “I tweet this every time men decide it’s time to make decisions about women’s bodies, but my ex-boyfriend thought all women got … Read more

Rally in support of abortion rights continues in Chicago, United States – NBC Chicago

Hundreds of pro-abortion demonstrations were held across the United States on Saturday, including in Chicago, when large demonstrations took to the city’s streets. Several rallies were held in the city, including at Union Park on the Near West Side and Millennium Park on the Loop. These rallies were held to encourage Americans to speak out … Read more