The legislation included an amendment requiring abortion providers inform patients that a medication abortion can be reversed, despite no substantiated medical evidence to support the claim.
Attorneys for the State of North Carolina have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a state law that requires patients to undergo a narrated ultrasound before having an abortion, even if the patient objects.
The ACA, despite concerted efforts by congressional Republicans and GOP-controlled state legislatures to undermine the law, has added 16.4 million people to health insurance rolls since October 2013.
An act of vandalism at Mississippi’s last abortion clinic will not intimidate clinic workers from providing reproductive health care to women in need, clinic staff said Tuesday.
It’s been two years since the FDA made certain types of emergency contraception available without a prescription to women of all ages, but Indian Health Service has yet to update its policy.
Progressive lawmakers are attempting to shift the discussion from budget deficits, which are abstract to many Americans, to something more real: the “deficits” in the nation’s education, infrastructure, wages, and social safety net.
Lawmakers in the Arkansas house passed a bill Friday that would further restrict a minor’s ability to receive safe abortion care by tightening the state’s mandatory parental consent law.
An Arkansas lawmaker has introduced a bill that would create a “contraception incentive” for low-income women in the state’s Medicaid program, intending to offer a “breather to think about their life decisions that are affecting us as taxpayers.”
The sweeping opinion ruled the law had been passed with the improper purpose of restricting abortion access in the state—a policy endorsed by Gov. Scott Walker.
Illinois lawmakers last week introduced a bill that would increase inspections of abortion clinics and subject them to new architectural rules that could threaten to close many of the state’s clinics.