An Indiana law that places special restrictions on facilities that perform medication abortions is likely unconstitutional, a judge ruled Tuesday. The law would affect one facility in the state: the Planned Parenthood clinic in Lafayette.
With 20-week abortion bans, far more than abortion is at stake. These measures establish legal principles that will be—and, indeed, already have been—used to justify arrests of and forced medical interventions on pregnant women.
What’s the link between big money donors like the Koch brothers and the wave of anti-choice restrictions?
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller insists the law is necessary for patient safety, as conservatives in the state continue their attacks on Planned Parenthood.
Our searchable tool has been updated to include final responses from 48 state attorneys general and 41 state health departments about a wide range of issues involving abortion. The additional responses support our earlier analysis—that abortion in the United States is overwhelmingly safe and highly regulated.
A lawsuit filed by the State of Indiana shows conservatives’ evolving legal strategy in trying to undermine health-care reform.
Indiana and Kansas show the battle over abortion rights and access is growing in intensity in some parts of the country.
The lawsuit claims a new law, which changed the definition of “abortion clinic” to include facilities that provide only the abortion pill Mifepristone to terminate a pregnancy, unconstitutionally targets one clinic.
Bei Bei Shuai’s prosecution finally comes to an end, and more good news from federal courts reviewing state-level abortion restrictions.
Bei Bei Shuai’s long ordeal is finally over, just as Purvi Patel’s begins.