Latest Religion and abortion Stories

2006-03-17 12:57:59

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two additional deaths have been reported after women took the abortion pill known as RU-486 or Mifeprex, U.S. regulators said on Friday. The Food and Drug Administration said it has not been able to determine the cause of the newly reported deaths.

2006-02-06 01:01:10

By Michelle Nichols CANBERRA (Reuters) - Scrapping Australia's effective ban on an abortion drug could open the way for risky backyard miscarriages, Health Minister Tony Abbott said as debate heats up ahead of a free parliamentary vote on the issue this week.

2006-01-08 19:45:00

LONDON (Reuters) - About 10 million female fetuses may have been aborted in India over the past two decades, according to research published on Monday.

2005-09-22 10:33:16

By Shasta Darlington ROME (Reuters) - Italy's health minister has halted the country's first experiment with the abortion pill RU-486, prompting accusations that the decision was politically motivated and not scientific.

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