Pope Francis Extends Permission On Abortion ForgivenessPope Francis is allowing all priests to absolve the faithful of the "grave sin" of abortion, extending indefinitely the special permission he had granted for the duration of the just-ended Holy Year of Mercy.
Court Refuses To Immediately Block California Abortion LawA California law that requires pregnancy centers to inform women about publicly-funded abortion services does not discriminate against clinics opposed to abortion and is narrowly written to achieve the state's goal of ensuring pregnant women have adequate family-planning information, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.
Marco Rubio: No Abortions For Zika-Infected WomenFlorida Sen. Marco Rubio does not believe a pregnant woman with the Zika virus should be able to get an abortion despite concerns about microcephaly and birth defects resulting from the virus, he said Saturday.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Abortion Clinic RegulationsThe Supreme Court has struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics in the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century.
UC Berkeley Abortion Clinic Proposal Unanimously Approved By Student GovernmentA proposal to install an abortion clinic on the University of California, Berkeley campus was passed unanimously by the university’s student government.
Trump Says Abortion Ban Should Yield 'Punishment' For WomenRepublican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Wednesday that women who get an abortion should receive "some form of punishment" if it is ever outlawed, drawing swift condemnation from activists on both sides of the divisive social issue.
1000s Of Anti-Abortion Activists March In SFThe rain didn't deter thousands of pro-life supporters at the annual March for Life, in San Francisco on Saturday.
Planned Parenthood Sues Anti-Abortion Group Over Undercover VideosPlanned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit in San Francisco Thursday against anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos documenting the handling of fetal tissue at some clinics.
CA Religious Health Clinics Sue For Right To Withhold Info About AbortionA group of Northern California religious health clinics is suing California's Attorney General Kamala Harris over the state's abortion law.
Group Behind Undercover Anti-Abortion Videos Is Something Of A Mystery It calls itself the Center for Medical Progress, and its name has been all over the news in the past few weeks after it began releasing hidden-camera videos that set off an uproar over the use of tissue from aborted fetuses in medical research.
Northern California Planned Parenthood Counters Anti-Abortion Group's Undercover VideosThe president of Planned Parenthood's Northern California chapter is defending her organization against a growing political campaign to defund it.
Bay Area Federal Judge Extends Order Blocking Anti-Abortion Group From Releasing Videos A federal judge in San Francisco has extended a restraining order that blocks an anti-abortion group from releasing any recordings that it secretly gathered at annual meetings of an abortion providers' association.