Tens of thousands of protesters in Poland, mainly women, have taken to the streets against a ruling that limits abortion.
Poland has been rocked by huge demonstrations, most of them peaceful, since its top court ruled that abortion due to foetal abnormalities was not permissible under the constitution.
US Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett says she will consider both sides of arguments over health care, sexual preference discrimination, guns or reproductive rights.
Police used pepper spray against demonstrators who sprayed paint along the route of the march to mark International Safe Abortion Day in Mexico City.
The justices have voted 5-4 to overrule a state law that requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.
Despite its progressive reputation, New Zealand had until now maintained abortion as an offense under the 1961 Crimes Act, with jail terms of up to 14 years for those who procured a termination.
Conservative pastors are increasingly participating in the country's politics, turning community work into political activism and then campaigning on far-right causes.
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Scientists say fetal tissue is critical for research into many complex diseases, including HIV, Alzheimer's and cancer, as Trump administration decides to abort the study that relies on fetal tissue from elective abortions.
The new law will outlaw abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected and doesn't contain exceptions for pregnancies from rape or incest.
Missouri's restrictive abortion ban does not include exceptions for pregnancies caused by rape or incest.
The bill's sponsors want to give conservatives on the US Supreme Court a chance to gut abortion rights nationwide, but Democrats and abortion rights advocates criticised the bill as a slap in the face to women voters.
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