abortion

US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett reacts as US President Donald Tr
US Supreme Court nominee Barrett pledges to follow law, not personal views

A devout Catholic who has a record of opposing abortion rights, Barrett is likely to be probed by Senate Democrats on that issue in particular.

By REUTERS
12/10/2020
Protestors demonstrate outside the US Supreme Court after President Donald Trump announced US Court
What Jewish groups are watching for in this unusual Supreme Court session

Perhaps the most prominent case that could be overturned if Barrett is confirmed is Roe. V. Wade, the 1973 decision that enshrined the right to abortion.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
08/10/2020
US SUPREME COURT Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, delivers remarks during a discussion hosted by the Geo
Trump-appointed justice could signal major Supreme Court shift on abortion

"Roe v. Wade is on the line in a way it never has been before," said Julie Rikelman, a lawyer with the Center for Reproductive Rights, which regularly challenges abortion restrictions.

By REUTERS
23/09/2020
German court fines activist for comparing abortion-physicians to Nazis

The District Court of Hamburg ruled Monday on a petition for an injunction filed by Dr. Kristina Hanel of Giessen, a city in western Germany.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
27/08/2020
United States Supreme Court
US courts rule for abortion rights during coronavirus pandemic

Abortion is among a handful of fights on the front lines of America's culture wars that even a pandemic has not stopped.

By REUTERS
14/04/2020
Some abortions may proceed in Texas during pandemic, judge rules

Texas and other states that previously acted to limit abortions have sought to crack down on their availability during the pandemic, prompting a series of court battles brought by advocacy groups.

By REUTERS
10/04/2020
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Tel Aviv responds to anti-abortion ads with a feminist message

The ad space is handled by a private company, but the municipality responded to the anti-abortion message in its own way.

Jewish women's org. pushes for US gov't to pass bill protecting abortion

Twenty Jewish organizations were among the 53 groups that signed the letter in support of the Women’s Health Protection Act.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
14/02/2020
Argentina govt to guarantee access to abortions in rape cases

"We are respectful of conscientious objection but conscientious objection cannot be used as an institutional alibi for not complying with the law," Gonzalez Garcia added.

By REUTERS
13/12/2019
Missouri’s abortion clinic to challenge shutdown

The commission granted a stay in June allowing the clinic to continue providing abortion services until the hearing, which is scheduled to run several days.

By REUTERS
28/10/2019
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