U.S. District Judge Susan Webber ruled from the bench and temporarily blocked the state’s extreme law from taking effect while a legal challenge to it proceeds.
A federal judge rejected arguments by the state of Arkansas that a lawsuit challenging its 12-week abortion ban should be dismissed.
This week, a federal judge blasted the Obama administration on emergency contraception, and the battle over Arkansas’ 12-week abortion ban heated up.
An anti-choice counseling group told a federal court that the Arkansas 12-week ban should be upheld because it’s good for their business.
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.
Reproductive rights advocates scored a couple of victories last week while the Supreme Court considers the impact of allowing patents on human genetic material.
Attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit in federal court to block Arkansas’ 12-week abortion ban.
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Arkansas, North Dakota and Kansas pass strict anti-abortion laws, and Tennessee State Senator Stacey Campfield floats a radical welfare plan.
This time, state Sen. Rapert didn’t get the extreme, anti-choice legislation he hoped for.