Tag Archives: Abortion

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ The Abortion Wars Rage On – Kaiser Health News

A federal district judge in Oregon blocked new rules for the federal family planning program issued by the Trump administration and due to take effect May 3. It’s one of several cases out to thwart the changes that would effectively evict Planned Parenthood from the Title X program. Meanwhile, hospitals are gearing up to fight… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Did you know that, under a law from 1861, abortion is still illegal?

When I read the Royal College of General ­Practitioners was backing calls to ­remove abortion from criminal law, I confess I was ­gobsmacked. Wasn’t it already legal? Wasn’t a law passed in 1967 legalising it? Have I been labouring under a ­delusion all this time? How could abortion still be a ­criminal act in 2019?… Read More »