Poland’s near-total abortion ban takes effect amid nationwide protests

Fox News Flash top headlines for January 28 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. WARSAW, Poland – A near-total ban on abortion has taken effect in Poland and triggered a new round of nationwide protests three months after a top court ruled that the abortion of congenitally damaged fetuses is unconstitutional. Led by

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Polish abortion protest leader seeks inspiration from Belarus

WARSAW (Reuters) – As Poland’s abortion protests continue into a second week, their top organiser, Marta Lempart, says she is grateful for a clear role model to the East – Belarus’s opposition movement.Marta Lampert, leader of the movement Strajk Kobiet (Women’s Strike), wears a face mask during an interview with Reuters, in Warsaw, Poland, October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Kacper PempelTens of

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Alabama abortion clinic doctor denied license after allegedly falsifying application

Fox News Flash top headlines for September 11 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. A temporary license granted to the medical director of an Alabama abortion clinic was suspended after officials determined that she lied on her application for a permanent one. The Alabama Board of Medical Examiner said Dr. Leah N. Torres, the

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Abortion access will not expand in Colombia, court rules

Colombian court shuts down landmark abortion case, but renews debate on legalisation, women’s rights activists say. Bogota – Colombia’s Constitutional Court shut down a landmark abortion case on Monday that divided the South American country and offered what experts called an opportunity to “set a precedent for the region”. For 14 years, Colombian law allowed for abortions under three circumstances:

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A TikTok of a girl getting an abortion went viral and sparked a massive debate

A TikTok capturing a teen girl's abortion went viral and sparked a fiery debate on social media. The lighthearted video features two teenage girls — one of them fist-pumping before she enters a Planned Parenthood exam room – after showing a positive pregnancy test.  After the video made its way to Twitter, it sparked a massive debate about abortion rights and

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Number of abortions in US falls to lowest since 1973

The number and rate of abortions across the United States have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973, according to new figures released Wednesday. The report from the Guttmacher Institute, a research group that supports abortion rights, counted 862,000 abortions in the U.S. in 2017. That’s down from 926,000 tallied in the group’s previous

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