Roe v. Wade probably won’t get overturned — but here’s what could happen to slowly chip away at abortion rights if the Supreme Court becomes largely conservative

Win McNamee/Getty Images President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court would solidify a 5-4 conservative majority if he were confirmed.  This makeup of the court has many pro-abortion-rights activists concerned that abortion access and even the landmark case Roe v. Wade could be in danger. Legal experts, however, told Business […]

It is illegal for victims of rape or incest to have an abortion in Ireland — here’s why that needs to change

Charles McQuillan/Getty Images A vote taking place this Friday will determine whether Ireland will repeal the 8th amendment and legalize abortion.  The 8th amendment is the part of the Irish constitution that permits an abortion only in cases where the woman’s life is at risk.  An estimated 5,000 Irish women a year have an abortion, […]

Sex, lies & abortion: RNC deputy finance chair quits amid reports of $1.6mn payoff to Playboy model

The week has gone from bad to worse for US President Donald Trump’s embattled lawyer Michael Cohen after damning reports of yet another high-profile ‘hush money’ sex scandal within the RNC emerged Friday. Cohen reportedly negotiated a $ 1.6 million confidentiality deal in 2017 between the former RNC deputy finance chair and LA-based venture capitalist […]

Federal judge says undocumented teens in US custody must have access to abortion

Associated Press/LM Otero A federal judge issued an injunction that prevents the federal government from interfering with the ability of undocumented teenagers in U.S. custody to have abortions or obtain abortion-related services. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services previously enacted a policy that prohibited federally funded shelters from taking “any action that facilitates” […]

Emmerdale spoilers: Chas Dingle drops pregnancy bombshell but will she have an abortion?

Chas (played by Lucy Pargeter) was meant to be celebrating her birthday in tonight’s instalment of Emmerdale  but she instead she worried about telling Paddy (Dominic Brunt) that she was pregnant. The barmaid learned that she was expecting after she hurt her ankle and went for a check-up at the doctors. After being told that […]

Abortion on Trial review: Emotive topic charged with belief and ignorance

GETTY / BBC Abortion On Trial promised us people, spending a weekend at Anne Robinson’s house, talking abortion The one that stands out though is not the rudest, goriest or even the most boring. It’s the one that seems to grasp the point of television the least. It’s a genre rather than an actual show, […]