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Late Term Abortion

My Story Proves the Personal Is Political

Nicole Stewart | Posted 02.18.2014 | Women
Nicole Stewart

I wondered about each woman, each couple. I was the only person there whose pregnancy showed. I turned my eyes down, covered my belly and tried to slow my breathing. I was pissed: This was the first time I'd ever been pregnant, happily married and wanting a baby, yet here I was.

Albuquerque Smacks Down Abortion Ban

AP | JERI CLAUSING | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A closely watched, first-of-its-kind proposal to ban late-term abortions in New Mexico's largest city was trailing in early...

Voters Deciding Strict Abortion Measure

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By Zelie Pollon SANTA FE, N.M., Nov 19 (Reuters) - Voters in Albuquerque on Tuesday will decide on an initiative to outlaw most late-t...

It Was the Right Decision for Our Family

Lauren | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Lauren

It was the most painful decision we ever had to make. I could continue to risk my health and my family's well-being to continue a pregnancy that we knew wouldn't make it, or we could end the pregnancy.

ReThink Review: After Tiller -- Defending Late-Term Abortion

Jonathan Kim | Posted 11.26.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

After Tiller follows doctors in Nebraska as restrictive new anti-abortion laws force him to close his clinic and attempt to open a new one. After just a few minutes of watching these doctors consult with colleagues and patients, two prevalent anti-abortion myths can be completely dispelled.

Why It's Important to Talk About Later-Term Abortion

Sarah Erdreich | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics
Sarah Erdreich

Later-term abortion incites emotion and controversy like few other medical procedures, and the anti-choice movement has not been reluctant to exploit both the passions and misunderstandings surrounding this procedure for their own gain.

Controversial Abortion Doc Gets Trailer

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.26.2013 | Entertainment

The new documentary "After Tiller" is guaranteed to stir up heated responses from all sides of the abortion discussion. The film centers on the remain...

Chelsea Kiene

Pro-Life Activists Seek Justice After Woman's Abortion-Related Death

HuffingtonPost.com | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 02.12.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Maryland pro-life activists are demanding legal and political action following the death of a 29-year-old woman who passed away Thursday...

Jason Cherkis

Ryan On Abortion Exception In 2000: 'Wide Enough To Drive A Mack Truck Through It'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Toward the start of his career in Congress, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) made extreme statements about whether abortions should be allowed in...

State Senate Reportedly Passes Late-Term Abortion Ban

Reuters | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics

PHOENIX, March 27 (Reuters) - The Arizona state Senate on Tuesday voted to ban most abortions performed after 20 weeks of pregnancy, according to ne...

Missouri Senate Passes Bill Putting Restrictions On Late-Term Abortions

Reuters | Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

April 7, 2011 10:55:27 PM KANSAS CITY, April 7 (Reuters) - The Missouri Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would put further restrictions on...

Elise Foley

Jackie Speier On Sharing Her Abortion Story: 'It Just Overwhelmed Me'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jackie Speier listened to debate on the House floor on Thursday evening as a Republican Rep. Chris Smith read a long, detailed desc...

Filmmakers Document Late-Term Abortion

Catherine Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Catherine Epstein

Young women and girls who are victims of sexual abuse sometimes don't recognize their own pregnancy--or may feel too ashamed to tell others--before the second or third trimester.

Elena Kagan Urged Bill Clinton To Ban Late-Term Abortions In 1997

AP | JILL ZEMAN BLEED | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — As a White House adviser in 1997, Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan urged then-President Bill Clinton to support a ban on la...

Scott Roeder Sentenced To Life In Prison: George Tiller's Murderer Describes Abortion In Court

AP | ROXANA HEGEMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WICHITA, Kan. — Defiant in court, a man who murdered one of the few U.S. doctors who performed late-term abortions used his sentencing hearing t...

George Tiller Murder: Scott Roeder Faces Life Sentence, But Some Argue Abortion Provider's Killer Got His Way

AP | ROXANA HEGEMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WICHITA, Kan. — The man who gunned down one of the few doctors in the U.S. to perform late-term abortions could be sent to prison Thursday for t...

What I Learned from Dr. Tiller: Why "Trust Women PAC" and Affected Parents Oppose the Nebraska Abortion Ban

Julie Burkhart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Julie Burkhart

What's happening in Nebraska right now isn't local. Abortion rights opponents are trying to shut down one of four US health care providers still performing specialized late-term procedures.

Boulder Abortion Doctor Receives Death Threat From Washington State

The Boulder Daily Camera | John Aguilar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A federal grand jury indicted a resident of Spokane, Wash., on Wednesday for allegedly threatening to kill Boulder abortion doctor Warren Hern and mem...

Note to O'Reilly: Women Deserve Protections -- Not Fetuses

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Leonce Gaiter

Women deserve legal protection, and as long as a fetus is part of a woman's body, it has protections through her.

Wichita: Murder, in the Name of Life

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Just two more murdered doctors, you're thinking, and it will have to stop...

Note to Women: Don't Think! Ross Douthat Is Here to Do It For You

Jodi Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jodi Jacobson

Women, take off your shoes, get knocked up, and go back to the kitchen, 'cause Ross will tell us everything we need to know and the world will be a better place.

National Outrage: Wichita Abortion Clinic Now Closed

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jayne Lyn Stahl

One can't help but wonder what signal permanently closing Tiller's clinic sends to those who would like to put a permanent end to choice.

A Question for Dick Cheney: Should We Now Waterboard Tiller's Murderer?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Roeder is claiming the now-infamous "ticking time bomb" scenario of what can only be termed domestic terrorism. Doesn't this mean that he should immediately be waterboarded?

Searching for Answers in the Shadow of George Tiller's Murder

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan J. Demas

Some people know he did the right thing. What I'm not sure of is where that line is, between utter certitude in your beliefs and the willingness to kill for them. On Sunday, it got a lot blurrier.

The Tiller Murder and Its Ramifications: Violence Against Doctors Harms Women Seeking Services

Nancy Northup | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy Northup

Dr. Tiller was one of a few physicians who provides abortions at twenty-two weeks for women who typically face substantial health risks and have been diagnosed with severe fetal abnormalities.