In commemoration of the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe Abortion, this month RESURJ is releasing a special edition of its monthly roundup, Reflections on Our Countries. In this special edition, RESURJ members, allies and friends in the different regions are sharing their reflections on the state of abortion in their countries. In several countries in Africa, we read about the colonial roots of the restrictive abortion laws, which are still being … Continued

USA: Catholics for Choice

  To mark International Safe Abortion Day, Catholics for Choice joins civil society organizations and nonprofits worldwide in calling for the repeal of all laws criminalizing abortion care. We believe in a world where everyone has equal access to the full range of reproductive healthcare services—including access to safe and legal abortion. Around the globe and here in the United States there is still more work to be done. In the US, an onslaught of … Continued

US Appeals Court fails to hold Catholic hospital responsible for denial of care

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A Michigan woman who sued a Catholic-affiliated hospital for negligence by following religious directives in how they managed her miscarriage, had her case dismissed. Approximately one in six hospital beds in the USA are in a facility where health-care delivery is governed by the Catholic directives.

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