Erin Hawley, lead attorney for Alliance Defending Freedom, takes questions from the media following a 5th Circuit Court of Appeals hearing in New Orleans on May 17. Three 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judges heard two hours of arguments in the case Wednesday afternoon. At issue are the Food and Drug Administration’s initial approval of mifepristone in 2000, and FDA actions making the drug more accessible in later years. The judges won’t rule immediately. (AP Photo)

Abortion pill case moves to appeals court, on track for Supreme Court

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Lawyers seeking to preserve pregnant women’s access to a drug used in the most common method of abortion got pushback Wednesday from appellate judges with a…

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Demonstrators take part in a protest in support of women’s rights during the International Women’s Day in Guadalajara, Mexico on March 8, 2023. (Photo by Ulises Ruiz / AFP)

Women march as rights under threat across the globe

Women hit the streets from Kabul to Mexico City on Wednesday to mark International Women’s Day and stand up for rights that are coming under increasing attack.  With Afghanistan’s Taliban…

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Abortion is now legal, but why is it so difficult to get one in Thailand?

Although Thai law was changed last year to allow the termination of a pregnancy up to 12 weeks and again this year with some conditions to up to 20 weeks, it remains difficult for…

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Abortion legal in Thailand up to 20th week of pregnancy from October 26th

A woman in Thailand who is no more than 20-weeks into her pregnancy will be able to seek a legal abortion, with prior consultation from a medical practitioner, to be…

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