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U.S. rights groups, doctors sue to stop Georgia ‘heartbeat’ abortion ban

(Reuters) – A group of civil rights organizations, doctors and clinics sued Georgia’s government on Friday to overturn a law passed in March that bans abortions if an embryonic or fetal heartbeat can be detected. FILE PHOTO: Abortion-rights campaigners attend a rally against new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states including Alabama… Read More »

U.S. states unsure how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown

NEW YORK (Reuters) – American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online suppliers, and the states say there is little they can do to stop it. A pharmacist poses with pills of the drug Misoprostol, made by Lupin Pharmaceuticals,… Read More »

Planned Parenthood sues to block U.S. rule that may limit abortions

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule letting healthcare workers refuse abortions and other services because of religious or moral objections. FILE PHOTO – Planned Parenthood’s employees look on as anti-abortion rights advocates hold a rally in… Read More »