| Oct 1, 2013
| 11:21 AM
If Nancy Reagan ever dropped in on Texas, she would make a foursome: four past and present Republican First Ladies, all married to anti-abortion politicians, and yet who themselves, to varying degrees, support a right to abortion.
Anita Perry, wife of...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:21 PM
A year after Superstorm Sandy destroyed her home in Point Pleasant, N.J., Lori Rebimbas is still displaced.
Rebimbas, 42, and one of her two sons, 10-year-old Nick, spoke with The Times one month after the storm and on Tuesday, when she talked about...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:43 PM
WASHINGTON — Oklahoma's high court on Tuesday set the stage for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether states can restrict doctors from prescribing two drugs used to induce abortion in the early stages of pregnancy.
The case could be the first...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 11:39 AM
WASHINGTON — Oklahoma’s high court set the stage Tuesday for the U.S. Supreme Court to rule this term on an abortion dispute over whether states may restrict doctors from prescribing the two drugs that are commonly used by women who seek an...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:21 PM
HOUSTON — A federal appeals court allowed most of Texas' new abortion restrictions to take effect immediately, lifting an injunction Thursday that had suspended much of the law.
The decision came three days after U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel...
| Apr 16, 2013
If abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell is found guilty of homicide, he will be unique among murderers-for-hire: He set his fees based on weight. "The bigger the baby, the more he charged," a grand jury explained. It recommended he be charged with eight...
| May 25, 2013
| 4:32 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — The priest will be ordained in a purple Lutheran church. The Communion bread, symbolizing the body of Christ, will be gluten-free. The congregation will pray to "our mother our father in heaven."
But the real departure from Roman...
| Aug 14, 2013
It's not a typo: The South Central L.A. Tea Party exists, and Jesse Lee Peterson takes a bow for founding it. He's also president and founder of the 23-year-old black bootstraps group Brotherhood Organization of a New Destiny, or BOND, and serves as...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 3:21 PM
The notion that religious freedom is under siege isn't just an American preoccupation. Some Christian leaders in Britain also have sounded the alarm, prompting a pointed rejoinder from the former spiritual leader of the Church of England that also...
| Aug 28, 2013
Re “County foster care at crisis point,” Aug. 26, and “Helping to fund abortions,” Aug. 26
The front-page story describes the predicament of hundreds of children caught in this crisis. Inside, another article tells of efforts to...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:18 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- An Arizona law barring Medicaid patients from obtaining routine care from medical providers who perform elective abortions violates federal requirements and may not be enforced, a federal appeals court decided unanimously Thursday.