U.S. must ensure access to safe abortions: U.N. rights office

People gather at the Alabama State Capitol during the March for Reproductive Freedom against the state's new abortion law, the Alabama Human Life Protection Act, in Montgomery, Alabama, U.S. May 19, 2019. REUTERS/Michael Spooneybarger

GENEVA (Reuters) – The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risky underground abortions that can endanger a woman’s life. Missouri’s Republican governor, Mike Parson, could sign a bill into law as early as this week that prohibits […]

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