Report: Abortion is safe but barriers reduce quality of care
Review finds abortion is very safe but that women face delays, false medical information depending on where they live
The Note: The World According To Trump
NOTABLES --TRUMP UNVEILS HIS IMMIGRATION PLAN, CALLS FOR END TO BIRTHRIGHT CITIZENSHIP: Donald Trump released his specific plan for immigration reform yesterday, ABC’s JOHN SANTUCCI reports. In the 6-page report titled "Immigration Reform That Will Make America Great Again," Trump is calling for
Carson Dodges Exceptions Position to Abortion, Says Human Life Begins at Conception
Retired neurosurgeon and Republican presidential hopeful Dr. Ben Carson today maintained his opposition to abortion, saying he believes life begins at conception, but he declined to say on "This Week" whether he feels there should be any exceptions, such as when a woman is impregnated during a
Nursing Home Worker Charged With Illegal Abortion of Teen; Ordered Drugs Online
A Pennsylvania woman who works at a nursing home awaits arraignment on charges of "recklessly" performing an illegal abortion without a medical license on a 16-year-old by giving her commonly used pills that caused a miscarriage and medical complications. Jennifer Whalen, 38, allegedly paid $45 for
Film 'Vessel' Follows Ship That Offers Women DYI Abortions
Dr. Rebecca Gomperts began her career as a primary doctor performing abortions in her native country The Netherlands. But while working for Green Peace in 1999, she began to worry about all the women who suffered the consequences of botched illegal abortions in parts of the world where they had no
Top 10 Myths About Safe Sex and Sexual Health
You know the best place to get information about your sexual health is from your doctor, but for whatever reason—convenience, privacy, or anxiety and urgency—you may one day find yourself searching the Internet for answers to intimate and important questions. It's great to learn more about your
Gov. Rick Perry Signs Sweeping Abortion Bill
Texas governor signs bill prohibiting abortion after the 20th week of pregnancy.
More Texas Women Could Seek 'Star Pills' for Abortion
Dr. Lester Minto raised four daughters in South Texas, just miles from the Mexican border, where most women are Hispanic and 3 out of 5 girls are pregnant before they reach adulthood. "My wife died and I raised them on my own," said Minto, 64, who made sure his girls had access to birth control.
Starting This Week, It's Harder to Get an Abortion in 5 States
Abortion restrictions are popping up everywhere, it seems. While activists and celebrities protest a bill in Texas, Ohio just enacted legislation of its own. A thousand miles from Austin, Texas, Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed new restrictions Sunday night as part of a new state...
Conservatives Claim Immigration Groups Hijacked Party
Several prominent Republicans are trying to push immigration restrictionist groups to the fringe of the debate by challenging their conservative credentials and attacking their stance on population control, The Washington Post reports . GOP heavyweights like Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and power