Sierra Leone has one of the world's highest maternal mortality rates with some 10 percent resulting from unsafe abortions, according to a 2013 report.
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He'll speak to a Vatican council on economic justice but says the church is not endorsing his presidential run days ahead of the primary in Catholic-rich New York.
"My personal feeling is that this bill trivializes the Bible, which I believe is sacred text," the governor said. The bill's sponsors expect the legislature to override the veto.
The option to die with a doctor's prescription would only apply to adults suffering serious and incurable illness and where death is reasonably foreseeable.
The governor signed the law to establish a single form for every bride, groom or spouse. And Rowan County clerk Kim Davis won't have to put her name on it.
The order breaks the pattern of Southern states passing laws to limit same-sex marriage rights and ban transgender people from personal choice in which public restroom to use.
It is one of a raft of state measures that critics say discriminates against lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender individuals.
Opponents said the governor did not go far enough to correct the damage done to LGBT citizens.
After Springsteen canceled in North Carolina, Adams canceled a show in Mississippi. Both are protesting state laws that will let people with religious objections deny services to same-sex couples.
A federal appeals court ruled against the show's starts, Kody Brown and his four wives, restoring Utah's anti-bigamy law.
The vote reflects increasingly liberal attitudes in wider Norwegian society, where civil same-sex marriage has been legal since 2009.
The bill's drastic restrictions would mean "Austria virtually takes leave of the right to asylum," said the head of Caritas, a Catholic aid nonprofit.
The temple in India's Kerala state was hosting a fireworks display to mark the start of the local Hindu new year.
LONDON -- Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby finds out as a result of DNA tests that he was conceived as a result of an alcohol-fueled extramarital liaison his mother had.
WASHINGTON -- Like Pope Francis, Sanders has made economic inequality and the plight of the working class a central tenet of his message.