Abortion

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Mississippi urges US supreme court to overturn Roe v Wade in abortion case
State argues that constitution does not support right to abortion, with court likely to hear the case this fall and rule in spring

Guardian staff and agencies

23, Jul, 2021 @12:38 PM

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UK Covid: Labour MP ordered to leave Commons for saying Boris Johnson has lied ‘over and over again’ – as it happened
Dawn Butler ordered to leave the House of Commons after refusing to withdraw claims Boris Johnson ‘lied to the country’

Andrew Sparrow

22, Jul, 2021 @4:04 PM

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Federal judge blocks Arkansas law banning nearly all abortions
Law, which was set to take effect on Friday, was approved by Republican-led legislature and signed by Asa Hutchinson

Maya Yang and agencies

21, Jul, 2021 @9:06 PM

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Planned Parenthood files lawsuit against Texas’s extreme abortion ban
Groups in the lawsuit, including doctors, health clinic staff and clergy members, say SB8 violates Texans’ constitutional rights

Mary Tuma in Austin

14, Jul, 2021 @12:00 PM

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‘Radicalized’ anti-abortion movement poses increased threat, US warned
Comments from Anu Kumar of reproductive rights group Ipas come as militant anti-abortion groups gain legislative influence

Jessica Glenza

08, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Progressive groups urge US media to ‘prioritize accuracy’ in culture war topics
Coalition of immigration, gun reform, LGBTQ+ and reproductive rights groups band together to create ‘guiding principles’

Jessica Glenza

07, Jul, 2021 @6:19 PM

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Woman with Down’s syndrome takes Sajid Javid to court over abortion law
Heidi Crowter alongside Máire Lea-Wilson and her son Aidan argue the 1967 act is discriminatory

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

06, Jul, 2021 @1:08 PM

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‘It shakes you to your core’: the anti-abortion extremists gaining ground on the right
Operation Save America opposes vaccination, women in power and same-sex marriage – and allies are making inroads among legislators

Jessica Glenza in Phoenix, Arizona

06, Jul, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Catholic doctors urged to back George Christensen’s ‘nonsensical’ abortion bill
Catholic Medical Association asks members to support bill critics say will only inflict harm

Amy Remeikis

05, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Paula Rego: ‘Making a painting can reveal things you keep secret from yourself’
On the eve of her biggest ever UK show, the figurative artist recalls a 70-year ‘non-career’ tackling fascism, abortion, tragedy and the solidarity of women

Kate Kellaway

04, Jul, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Irish couple to receive damages over advice that led to unnecessary abortion
Rebecca Price terminated her pregnancy after being mistakenly told he foetus had a fatal abnormality

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

23, Jun, 2021 @3:27 PM

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Biden threatened with communion ban over position on abortion
US bishops vote to stop pro-choice Catholics receiving eucharist

Harriet Sherwood Religion correspondent

19, Jun, 2021 @5:36 PM

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