Abortion

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A woman’s right to abort a foetus with Down’s syndrome | Letters
Letters: Every baby should be wanted, and forcing a woman to carry an unwanted foetus to term is hardly the best start, says Ruth Brandon

28, Nov, 2022 @5:40 PM

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Woman with Down’s syndrome loses court of appeal abortion law case
Heidi Crowter argued that the law was discriminatory and stigmatised disabled people

Matthew Weaver

25, Nov, 2022 @2:38 PM

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France moves closer to making abortion a constitutional right
Lower house approves resolution to guarantee access to ‘the right to voluntarily end a pregnancy’

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

24, Nov, 2022 @6:47 PM

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No need for six-month wait to try for baby after pregnancy loss, study finds
Analysis challenges WHO health guidance on amount of time women should delay after miscarriage or abortion

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

22, Nov, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Rights group calls for Samuel Alito to be investigated after claims of leaked 2014 ruling
Anti-abortion activist said supreme court justice revealed the landmark ruling on contraception and religious rights weeks earlier

Edward Helmore

19, Nov, 2022 @8:19 PM

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The Guardian view on a demographic paradox: the rebirth of pronatalism | Editorial
Editorial: The global population reached 8 billion this week – but authoritarian governments are rolling back rights as they try to boost their populations

Editorial

17, Nov, 2022 @6:52 PM

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Texas man faces charges for allegedly slipping abortion drug in wife’s drink
Grand jury indicted Mason Herring on two felony counts earlier this month, including assaulting a pregnant person

Lauren Aratani

14, Nov, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Who were the big winners and losers of the US midterm elections?
Biden and DeSantis are on the up, but Donald Trump and some of the Republicans’ more unhinged candidates flopped

Adam Gabbatt

13, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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A night of ‘hell’: abortion activists on their ‘inhumane’ detention in DC
As abortion rights are rolled back, more citizens seeking access to reproductive healthcare may face similar treatment

Melody Schreiber

12, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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How the fall of Roe shattered Republicans’ midterm dreams
Women and young people, furious over losing federal abortion protections, helped Democrats defy expectations

Lauren Gambino

12, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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We were told abortion wasn’t an important election issue. How wrong that was | Moira Donegan
Pro-choice anger propelled Democratic candidates, delivered decisive victories in four state referenda on abortion, and blocked the brunt of what was supposed to be a wipeout

Moira Donegan

11, Nov, 2022 @1:46 PM

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From brunch chat in Sex and the City to an excuse for a party in Girls: 50 years of abortion on TV
Half a century ago, a US sitcom called Maude broke explosive new ground by tackling abortion. How has the issue been taken on since? And will new shows have to be rewritten given the storyline is now illegal in parts of the US?

Hollie Richardson

11, Nov, 2022 @1:00 PM

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