Abortion

New South Wales is the only Australian state where abortion remains a criminal offense.
Catholic News Service August 19, 2019
Planned Parenthood says it's pulling out of the federal family planning program.
A woman who supports abortion access stands alongside pro-life supporters during a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington in June 2018. (CNS photo/Toya Sarno Jordan, Reuters)
According to the survey, which was released Aug. 13, 54 percent of Americans believe abortion should be legal in all or most cases, while 40 percent believe it should be illegal in most or all cases—numbers essentially unchanged since 2014.
Catholic News Service July 23, 2019
Following the news Dr. Leana Wen was fired by Planned Parenthood as its president, several pro-life leaders remarked that the organization was upset the physician had emphasized the need to expand Planned Parenthood services beyond abortion.
Four Irish bishops said abortion and same-sex marriage will be imposed on Northern Ireland after British politicians "hijacked" a bill intended for other purposes.
Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration says, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hailed by religious conservatives and denounced by medical organizations and women's rights groups.