Medical and nursing students would complete clinical hours at the clinics as an optional rotation.
A federal judge today handed a decisive loss to the Center for Medical Progress and BioMax, the two organizations embroiled in a lawsuit with the National Abortion Federation stemming from their smear campaign against Planned Parenthood.
The two bills passed Friday would “undermine access to comprehensive reproductive health care and criminalize the practice of medicine,” says the president of the National Partnership for Women and Families.
Democrats accused Republicans of engaging in a “witch hunt” against Planned Parenthood, as Republicans discussed two new bills that would let states defund Planned Parenthood with no proof of wrongdoing.
A decision Friday radically departs from the legal tradition of states recognizing court rulings from other states within their borders.
The amendments approved Thursday mean existing facilities that perform abortions will not have to meet hospital-like construction standards.
A ruling Thursday that religiously affiliated nonprofits can avoid complying with the process for requesting an exemption to the Affordable Care Act’s birth control benefit makes it more likely the Roberts Court will step in this fall.
Planned Parenthood and pro-choice legislators have already called for the anti-choice group to release its full, unedited videos, but this request comes from a Republican who has a different rationale for asking for the full videos.
This marks the latest chapter in a decades-old strategy by the anti-choice movement to target specific abortion procedures.
A new study finds that the ACA has brought down the out-of-pocket costs of intrauterine devices (IUDs), one of the most effective—and often most cost prohibitive—methods of contraception.