Ohio Governor Mike DeWine (R) urged voters to vote "no" on an abortion amendment that would "establish an individual right to one's own reproductive medical treatment, including but not limited to abortion."
New York City unveiled a virtual abortion-on-demand program on Monday, making it the first city in the U.S. to offer abortion pills without an in-person visit for individuals looking to terminate their pregnancies.
Conservative groups filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) this week, asking a federal court to compel the agency to release records about how it has handled attacks on churches and pro-life organizations.
Pope Francis has raised the possibility of reconsidering the celibacy requirement for Catholic priests, stating that it is a "temporary prescription" and could be relaxed, although he did not believe it would encourage more men to consider a clerical vocation.
While expressing pro-choice sentiments during an appearance on "The View," left-wing actress and activist Jane Fonda mentioned "murder" as a way to ensure that women have access to abortions, but she has since issued a statement claiming that her comment was meant as a joke.