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Planned Parenthood, ACLU Sue to Block Indiana Law Designed to Close Lafayette Clinic

The ACLU of Colorado has filed a complaint with a state agency alleging that a rural Catholic hospital is in violation of both federal and state law by directing its doctors not to discuss abortion with patients, even when pregnancy threatens the life of the pregnant person.

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.

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Legal Wrap: Finally Some Justice for Bei Bei Shuai

Bei Bei Shuai's prosecution finally comes to an end.

Bei Bei Shuai’s prosecution finally comes to an end, and more good news from federal courts reviewing state-level abortion restrictions.

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Plea Deal Reached in Bei Bei Shuai Prosecution

Bei Bei Shuai (right) leaves court a free woman, next to her defense attorney, Linda Pence (left).

Bei Bei Shuai’s long ordeal is finally over, just as Purvi Patel’s begins.

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Indiana Finally Agrees Planned Parenthood Medicaid Ban Is Unenforceable (UPDATED)

If a budget is not adopted by July 1, the government will shut down.

Attorneys for the State of Indiana have finally agreed to stop trying to lift a temporary injunction blocking a law designed to defund Planned Parenthood.

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Legal Wrap: States Ramp Up Anti-Abortion Activity, Again

A flurry of legal activity over state-level abortion restrictions occupied much of the federal court's attention last week.

A flurry of legal activity over state-level abortion restrictions occupied much of the federal court’s attention last week.

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Indiana Woman Charged With Felony Neglect of Dependent After Fetus Found in Dumpster

West, a former medical assistant at Kermit Gosnell's "house of horrors" clinic in West Philadelphia, has been sentenced to five to ten years.

Rather than feticide, Purvi Patel is now facing charges of felony neglect of a dependent, a charge that carries a longer potential prison sentence.

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Indiana Police Preliminarily Charge Woman With Feticide

Traditionally, feticide charges aren't filed against the person who had been pregnant, though Indiana set a precedent for arresting such a person for feticide in the Bei Bei Shuai case.

Traditionally, feticide charges aren’t filed against the person who had been pregnant, though Indiana set a precedent for arresting such a person for feticide in the Bei Bei Shuai case.

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Legal Wrap: Beatriz and the Dangers of Abortion Bans

One woman in El Salvador illustrates the dangers lurking in domestic bans and restrictions on abortion care.

One woman in El Salvador illustrates the dangers lurking in domestic bans and restrictions on abortion care.

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Supreme Court Won’t Step Into Planned Parenthood Funding Fray—for Now

Attorneys for reproductive health-care providers in Texas filed an emergency petition with the Roberts Court Monday morning as a health-care crisis grips the state.

A decision to let stand a federal appeals court ruling that Indiana can’t defund Planned Parenthood is good news, but it isn’t necessarily a signal from the Roberts court that the issue is over.

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Shooting Outside Indiana Planned Parenthood (UPDATED)

Scene of the attack on the officer being investigated post-shooting.

An Indiana Planned Parenthood has become the scene of a violent incident, when an officer shot a truck driver outside the clinic Monday. However, “[o]fficials said they don’t believe there is any connection to the Planned Parenthood,” according to reports.

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