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  • DeSantis signs 15-week abortion ban

    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Thursday signed a 15-week abortion ban that does not include exceptions for incest, rape or human trafficking. “We are here today to protect life. We are here today to defend those who can’t defend themselves,” DeSantis said at an event marking the signing of the bill. DeSantis indicated that […]

  • Harassment of women undergoing abortions outlawed in Spain

    Spain has made it a crime to harass or intimidate women who are headed to receive an abortion under new legislation passed Wednesday by the nation’s Senate, CBS News reports. Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s Socialist Party proposed the legislation, which will officially go into effect in the coming days. The law, translated by CBS […]

  • More Americans support than oppose 15-week abortion bans: WSJ poll

    As the fight around abortion prepares for new decisions this summer at the Supreme Court, a new poll from The Wall Street Journal found more Americans support a ban on abortions 15 weeks or more into a pregnancy than oppose it. In the poll, 48 percent said they strongly or somewhat favored a 15-week abortion […]