Legacy of Roe v. Wade endures after death of woman who sued

Feb 19, 2017

Legacy of Roe v. Wade endures after death of woman who sued

Using the pseudonym “Jane Roe,” Norma McCorvey undertook a legal challenge that culminated in the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in 1973 that legalized abortion nationwide. McCorvey died Saturday at age 69. A look at the case, known as Roe v. Wade, the central ...

Jan 29, 2017

'She Decides': Dutch put millions into birth control fund

The Dutch government announced Saturday it is putting €10 million ($10.7 million) into an international fund it has launched to finance access to birth control, abortion and sex education for women in developing nations after President Donald Trump cut U.S. funding for such services. ...

Oct 14, 2016

Study: China's two-child policy won't lead to population boom

A study predicts that China’s loosening of its one-child policy to allow all married couples to have two children will bring only a small increase in population growth. The study, published Friday in the medical journal Lancet, recommends that China raise its retirement age ...