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Court rules abortion services can continue in Missouri – for now

Jun 01, 2019 - 12:46 PM

The license of the sole clinic that performs abortions in Missouri will remain in effect until a ruling on a petitioner's request for preliminary injunction

Pro-choice supporters and staff of Planned Parenthood hold a rally outside the Planned Parenthood Reproductive Health Services Center in St. Louis, Missouri, May 31, 2019, the last location in the state performing abortions, after a US Court announced the clinic could continue operating. - A US Court on May 31, 2019 blocked Missouri from closing the clinic. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)

Will the US Supreme Court reconsider abortion rights?

May 18, 2019 - 11:45 AM

Forty-six years after its landmark Roe v Wade decision, the high court is at the heart of a heated offensive led by states with conservative majorities who oppose the voluntary termination of pregnancy

PROTEST. Activist Tamara Stevens with the Handmaids Coalition of Georgia leaves the Georgia Capitol after Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) addressed an event to speak out against the recently passed "heartbeat" bill on May 16, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by John Amis / AFP

US Supreme Court hands major victory to abortion rights movement

Jun 27, 2016 - 10:29 PM

UPDATED The US Supreme Court strikes down a Texas law placing a raft of restrictions on abortion clinics handing a major victory to the pro choice camp in the country s most important abortion case in a generation

PRO-CHOICE. Abortion rights activists hold placards outside of the US Supreme Court ahead of the ruling on abortion clinic restrictions on June 27, 2016 in Washington, DC. Photo by Mandel Ngan / AFP