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South Dakota Governor Signs Tough Abortion Bill Into Law

-Politics Daily Staff

The measure would require a women seeking an abortion to wait three days after meeting with a doctor and receive counseling before undergoing the procedure. Opponents promise a lawsuit.

Republican Sen. Scott Brown: GOP's Planned Parenthood Cut 'Goes Too Far'

-Politics Daily Staff

The Massachusetts Republican joins another GOP senator, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, in expressing concerns about a proposal to end federal funding for the organization.

Public Support for Gay Marriage on Verge of Surpassing Opposition

-David Gibson

A Pew survey shows Americans almost evenly split between those who oppose and others who support same-sex marriage, continuing a trend toward acceptance of such unions.

Abortion Safer Than Childbirth, British Doctors' Group Wants Women to Know

-Delia Lloyd

The abortion wars aren't limited to the U.S., but in the U.K., even a highly controversial proposal is being met with a measured response.

Pro-Choice Extremist Reportedly Arrested by FBI for Threats to Pro-Life Activists

-David Gibson

A harsh critic of the anti-abortion movement, Ted Shulman was being held without bond at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City, pro-lifers said.

Gay Marriage Decision May Not Hurt Obama or Help the Religious Right

-David Gibson

Growing public acceptance of homosexuals -- even among some Republicans and conservative Christians -- is blunting the issue as a campaign weapon.

Arizona Bill Would Ban Abortion for Gender or Race Reasons

-Eleanor Clift

Abortion foes in the Arizona House have a passed bill they named after Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass, hoping to appeal to feminists and African-Americans. Pro-choice forces say it chips away at abortion rights.

Six Anti-Abortion Protesters Arrested Outside Speaker Boehner's Office

-Politics Daily Staff

Boehner is anti-abortion, but the demonstrators want to pressure House leaders to stick with the recent cut in federal funding to Planned Parenthood.

Obama Administration Returns to Earlier Conscience Protections For Health Workers

-David Gibson

The changes announced Friday keep some Bush-era language on abortion but largely disappoint social conservatives.

Justin Bieber: 'I Really Don't Believe in Abortion'

-Matt Lewis

When asked by Rolling Stone about abortion in cases of incest or rape, the teen idol answered, 'I wouldn't be able to judge that.'

Exorcist Priest and Abortion Scold Falls From Grace, Rocks the Catholic Right

-David Gibson

Father Thomas Euteneuer admits he took advantage of a young woman during an exorcism, and now supporters are saying the Devil made him do it.

State Abortion Restrictions Still a Priority for Republican Lawmakers

-Andrew Cohen

Polls show Americans are much more concerned about jobs and the economy than they are about abortion. So why are state GOP leaders pushing restrictions on the procedure?

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