In a motion to dismiss a legal challenge to the state’s ban on most abortions after 12 weeks, attorneys for the state take Roe head on and argue that the law is constitutional because it protects women.
Jan Brewer was so close to not passing unconstitutional bills just to assuage anti-choice extremists. Then she caved.
Brewer just says no to anti-choice pressure groups. No, really.
The new version of the bill would no longer make going to the “wrong” bathroom a criminal act, but it would allow business owners to tell transgender individuals “You can’t go in there,” in the words of the bill’s sponsor.
Requiring Medicaid coverage of abortion is a far cry from guaranteeing that people can access an abortion when they need one.
A federal district court in Arizona made it official this week and entered a permanent injunction that blocks a law designed to strip Planned Parenthood clinics in the state of funds by banning Medicaid funding for non-abortion health care provided by doctors and clinics that also perform abortions.
Good news for the women of Arizona; the fight to restore insurance coverage for safe abortion care; North Dakota court approves sex-ed program; and more.
An Arizona group seeking to establish legal personhood for fertilized eggs and embryos is proposing a new way for the state to keep tabs on the personal reproductive decisions of its citizens: Embryo tracking.
U.S. District Judge Neil Wake gave women’s health advocates a significant victory in the fight over family planning funding, overturning a 2012 Arizona law that targets Planned Parenthood.
As a committee of the Irish Parliament considers proposals to offer limited legal abortion in Ireland, this paper explores how these issues came together around Savita Halappanavar’s death, the interpretation of Catholic health policy and the consequences for pregnant women.