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Ohio voters reject GOP measure to make constitutional amendments harder

Ohio voters defeat Republican-backed measure to make it harder to amend the state's constitution, seen as preemptive strike against abortion rights initiative.

FILE PHOTO: An abortion rights protester holds a sign to keep abortion safe in Ohio at a rally in Columbus, Ohio, after the United States Supreme Court ruled in the Dobbs v Women's Health Organization abortion case, overturning the landmark Roe v Wade abortion decision, June 24, 2022. REUTERS/Megan Jelinger/File Photo(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 09, 2023 08:45 AM IST

Women and OB-GYNs sue Texas over vague abortion ban, citing cruelty

Three women and two OB-GYNs are suing Texas over its abortion ban, claiming it is vague and cruel.

Samantha Casiano and Luis Villasana stand outside the courtroom at the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas on July 19, 2023. A Texas state court will hear arguments from both sides in Zurawski v. State of Texas, a lawsuit filed by the Center for Reproductive Rights on behalf of thirteen Texas women denied abortions despite serious pregnancy complications. (Photo by SUZANNE CORDEIRO / AFP)(AFP)
Published on Jul 21, 2023 10:42 AM IST

Iowa Republicans pass bill banning most abortions after about 6 weeks, governor

The bill passed with exclusively Republican support in a rare, one-day legislative burst lasting more than 14 hours over objections from Democratic lawmakers.

Iowa Democrat Jennifer Konfrst speaks to protesters rallying at the Iowa Capitol rotunda in opposition to the new ban on abortion after roughly six weeks of pregnancy introduced by Republican lawmakers in a special session on Tuesday, (AP)
Published on Jul 12, 2023 10:15 AM IST
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What has been the impact of overturning Roe v Wade in the one year since?

It has been only one year since the overturning of Roe v Wade. How has this controversial ruling impacted the US till now?

Abortion-rights activists demonstrate against the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 30, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)(AP)
Published on Jun 26, 2023 12:22 AM IST
ByVrinda Rastogi

US gov appeals court to halt abortion pill order

Department of Justice said the judge's ruling was "especially unwarranted" because it would thwart the FDA's scientific judgment and severely harm women.

BOXES of mifepristone, the first pill given in a medical abortion.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 11, 2023 02:34 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar
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