Abortion law

The law has prompted outrage from both the US President and activists around the world.
Margaret Atwood's dystopian novel tells a dark story of female oppression.
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Today’s ruling is a hard-won victory for women. Now, we need to confine these cruel laws to history, writes BPAS’ Katherine O’Brien.
A young rape victim, Evelyn Hernández, was suspected of having an abortion and charged with homicide in El Salvador. She has now been acquitted by a judge at a retrial, in a case that has attracted international attention to the country’s strict abortion laws.
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In communist Romania, my aunt died as a result of an illegal, unsafe attempt to end her pregnancy. Having had three myself under new laws, to my mind legal abortion is the indication of a sane society.
US District Judge Carlton Reeves struck down a law that bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.