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Ireland's President Michael D. Higgins makes his acceptance speech on stage as he is declared elected during the announcement of the results of the Irish presidential elections in Dublin

Ireland Re-Elects President, Set to Dump Blasphemy Law

DUBLIN (Reuters)  Ireland re-elected its president for a second term, official results showed on Saturday, despite a surge in support for the runner-up after controversial...
Judicial bypass process for abortion in Texas causes harm, researchers say

Judicial Bypass Process for Abortion in Texas Causes Harm, Researchers Say

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health)  The judicial bypass process for abortion in Texas could be used as a form of punishment, allowing officials to humiliate young...
U.S. appeals court finds Alabama abortion law unconstitutional

U.S. Appeals Court Finds Alabama Abortion Law Unconstitutional

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a permanent injunction blocking Alabama from banning the most common method of second-trimester abortion But...
Abortion rights activists gather as lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill legalizing abortion, in Buenos Aires

Argentina Senate Rejects Measure to Legalise Abortion

By Scott Squires BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) Argentine senators rejected a bill to legalize abortion after an impassioned debate ran into the early hours of Thursday,...
Activists dressed up as characters from "The Handmaid's Tale" take part in a demonstration in favour of legalising abortion in Buenos Aires

Argentine Abortion Bill Loses Momentum after Senator Pulls Support

By Hugh Bronstein BUENOS AIRES (Reuters)  Prospects faded over the weekend for a bill that would legalize abortion in Argentina, when an opposition senator said she...
Late Auschwitz survivor and French health minister Simone Veil and her late husband Antoine Veil appear on a giant banner on the Pantheon in Paris

French Holocaust Survivor Simone Veil Dies at 89

PARIS (Reuters) Simone Veil, a former magistrate and Holocaust survivor best known in France for legalizing abortion in the 1970s, died on Friday. She was...