Virginia Vote on Ultrasound Law Delayed

Virginia Republicans again delayed a vote on SB484, the bill that would require a woman undergo a transvaginal ultrasound before having an abortion. The bill is widely unpopular among Virginia voters and has been one of the targets of two protest rallies on the State Capital grounds that drew over 1,000 men and women on Monday.

Percentage of Unsafe Abortions On The Rise Worldwide

Almost half of all abortions performed globally are done so without trained clinical assistance, according to a new study. Unsafe abortion is one of the main contributors to maternal death and includes procedures outside hospitals, clinics and surgeries, or without qualified medical supervision.