A case in Wisconsin further illustrates the recent trend of states policing pregnant women in the name of fetal rights, and it would appear the U.S. Catholic bishops had a role in the federal government shutdown.
Led by attorney James Bopp Jr., the anti-choice advocacy group wants to spend money on political campaigns without declaring itself a political action committee. Will the Roberts Court let it?
A lawsuit filed Monday hopes to preserve access to medical abortion for rural Iowans.
While there have been recent transgender rights victories for students in California and Colorado, there are also plenty of roadblocks in guaranteeing equal representation and protection.
On Friday, the Iowa Board of Medicine voted 8 to 2 to adopt a rule that is likely to end the state’s telemedicine abortion program.
After 2012, anti-choice special interest groups vowed that helping their candidates better prepare for media appearances would be their key to victory in 2014. How’s that working out so far? In some cases, not well.
If the Iowa Board of Medicine enacts a ban following the review process, the country’s first and most successful telemed abortion program may be gone for good, without a single patient complaint ever being filed against it.
Some state governments would like to avoid implementing Obama’s Medicaid expansion. These are their alternative plans. [Via Upworthy.]
A lawyer in Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad’s office was reportedly given advance notice that anti-choice advocates were launching a new effort to end the state’s telemedicine abortion program, leading some pro-choice activists to wonder how involved the governor’s office has been in the effort.
A case out of Iowa shows the dangers in substituting adherence to law with adherence to religious beliefs.