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Like US, Mexico faces a state-by-state divide over abortion

Nov. 04, 2022 12:49 PM EDT

OAXACA, Mexico (AP) — Differences over abortion have pitted one large batch of U.S. states against another — one group imposing sweeping bans, the other intent on preserving access to abortion. To a remarkable extent, that’s also the case in America’s southern neighbor, Mexico. ...

Jewish women cite faith in contesting Kentucky abortion ban

Oct. 06, 2022 17:30 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's sweeping abortion ban was challenged Thursday by three Jewish women who brought a lawsuit arguing that it violates their religious rights under the state's constitution. The legal challenge, filed in state court in Louisville, says the state's...