| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:19 PM
A restrictive abortion bill is heading to the floor of the Texas Senate after the state's House of Representatives approved the legislation Wednesday on a 96-49 vote.
The Republican-dominated House voted mostly along party lines, a day after more than...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 1:12 PM
In rebutting the defense’s closing argument at the George Zimmerman trial, prosecutor John Guy said of Trayvon Martin: "Was that child not in fear when he was running from that defendant? Isn't that every child's worst nightmare, to be followed on...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 6:00 AM
WASHINGTON - Nationwide public opinion on abortion has remained largely unchanged for the last two decades, but that overall steadiness masks a widened gap between conservative and liberal parts of the country, new polling data indicate.
| Aug 30, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Antiabortion advocates criticized legislation given final approval Friday that would allow nurse practitioners to perform some types of abortions.
"We're lowering the bar on women's health," said Jeanne Monahan, president of the March for Life Education...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:49 PM
AB 154, a bill in the California Legislature that would allow nurse practitioners, midwives and physician’s assistants to perform some early abortions, won’t be controversial with most supporters of legal abortion. But it severs a connection...
| 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.
| 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...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:15 AM
LONDON -- Ireland’s first law authorizing abortion under certain conditions was signed into law Tuesday after a bruising debate in the predominantly Roman Catholic country over whether it risked opening the doors to abortion on demand.
| Aug 5, 2013
| 3:38 PM
WASHINGTON -- Wendy Davis, who garnered national headlines in June for filibustering a controversial bill restricting abortion access, confirmed Monday that she was considering a bid for governor of Texas next year.
Speaking at a packed lunch at the...
| Jul 11, 2013
Weather page: In the July 8 LATExtra section, the weather page published was for the July 1 edition and contained data and records for June 30.
Wisconsin abortion law: A brief article in the July 9 LATExtra section about a judge's temporary halt of a...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 4:36 PM
A federal judge has extended a preliminary injunction blocking part of a new Wisconsin law that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.
The order, issued Friday by U.S. District Judge William Conley, stems from a...