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Illegal Abortions

Convicted Abortion Doctor Admits To Selling Drugs

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 09.08.2013 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia doctor serving life in prison for killing newborns at his abortion clinic admitted Tuesday that he also sold paink...

My Rape; My Illegal Abortion; My Almost Dying: Reflections from 1968

Jane G. Goldberg, Ph.D. | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics
Jane G. Goldberg, Ph.D.

I don't want a single other woman to have to endure what I went through -- both physically and emotionally. My story is only one of so many/too many of those days when abortion was illegal, and women lost their lives and their fertility. Let this not happen to our country again.

The Gulf: Can We Bring Empathy Back Into Politics?

Farai Chideya | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Farai Chideya

America is too big to wrap your brain around, at least all at once. So, apparently, is the GOP.

The Politics of Abortion

Barbara Kraft | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics
Barbara Kraft

I count myself among the millions of women and men outraged by Missouri Senator Todd Akin's unbelievable and absolutist anti-abortion remarks regardin...

Argentina: 500,000 Reasons To Legalize Abortion

Vanessa Alejandra Rivera de la Fuente | Posted 08.19.2012 | Impact
Vanessa Alejandra Rivera de la Fuente

As a teenager, I chose to become a mom. In November, I chose, with the same commitment, to march with other women to support the motion to decriminalize abortion. I want women to be able to seek help openly and without shame. The hypocrisy is killing us.

Laura Bassett

39 Years Later, Roe v. Wade Still Under Siege

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

On January 22, 1973, the Supreme Court voted to protect a woman's right to have an abortion in the early stages of her pregnancy. Before the landmark ...

News You May Have Missed (PHOTOS): Week In Review, Nov. 14-20

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Protesters seemed to run rampant in the third week of November 2010, with ongoing massive demonstrations taking place not just in Greece and Thailand,...

Brazil's Mornings After

Angela Heimburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Angela Heimburger

For many Brazilian women facing the consequences of unintended pregnancy what appears to be a progressive environment is not always the reality.

U.S. Abortions at Lowest Rate Since 1974

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK — The number of abortions in the United States fell to 1.2 million in 2005, down 25 percent from the all-time high of 1.6 million in 19...