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About half of fertilized eggs never make it to the implantation phase.

A Pennsylvania bill would require death certificates for fertilized eggs that never implant in the uterus

About half of all fertilized eggs never implant in the uterus, and are instead shed through the menstrual lining, where they're undetectable.
An ectopic pregnancy is an emergency, said Dr. Donnica Moore, a gynecologist.

Ohio’s proposed abortion ban would require doctors to reimplant ectopic pregnancies, but that’s not possible

Ectopic pregnancies, where a fertilized egg implants outside the uterus, cannot be salvaged. Attempting to reimplant the tissue is dangerous.
Kanye West with radio host Big Boy.

Kanye West claims Democrats have ‘brainwashed’ black Americans and ‘make them abort their children’

The "Jesus Is King" rapper recently discussed politics, religion, and race in an explosive interview with radio host Big Boy.
Democratic presidential candidate, former vice President Joe Biden addresses a crowd at Wilson High School on October 26, 2019 in Florence, South Carolina.

Joe Biden was denied Holy Communion at a church in South Carolina because he supports abortion

Former Vice President Joe Biden was reportedly denied Holy Communion at a church in Florence, South Carolina, because he supports abortion.
A stock image shows a doctor evaluating a pregnant woman.

A doctor and nurse are under investigation in South Korea after mistakenly performing an abortion on the wrong woman

South Korean police said the abortion was due to a mix-up in patient medical records at a hospital in Seoul last month.

These 7 maps and charts show what could happen if Roe v. Wade fell

The Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade granted Americans the right to abortion in 1973, but the reality of that right today varies dramatically by state.
Abortion rates fell to their lowest levels in decades

Abortion rates in the US are at their lowest levels in decades — these 6 maps and charts show how abortion in America has changed

We created 6 charts and maps to show how abortion in America has changed dramatically, according to the Guttmacher Institute's research.
Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at a campaign rally in Dover, New Hampshire, on September 1, 2019.

Bernie Sanders said birth control can help fight climate change. Here’s why it’s such a thorny issue.

Bernie Sanders caused a stir at the CNN climate change town hall after saying reproductive rights and birth control could help fight climate change.
Planned Parenthood just gave up $60 million in federal funding to keep offering abortion services.

‘An impossible choice’: Why a Maine family planning clinic gave up $2 million of federal funding for reproductive health care

Under a Trump administration rule, US family planning clinics will not qualify for federal funding under Title X if they provide abortion services.
When Milano first got pregnant, she was in a relationship with her then-boyfriend and was on birth control.

Alyssa Milano revealed she had 2 abortions after getting pregnant while on birth control

The "Charmed" actress talked about her decision to get abortions in her 20s. "It was not an easy choice," she said.