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.
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.
A flurry of legal activity over state-level abortion restrictions occupied much of the federal court’s attention last week.
Rather than feticide, Purvi Patel is now facing charges of felony neglect of a dependent, a charge that carries a longer potential prison sentence.
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.
One woman in El Salvador illustrates the dangers lurking in domestic bans and restrictions on abortion care.
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.