A federal court will decide what, if any, restrictions pregnant minors in the state face should they need to terminate a pregnancy.
RH Reality Check spoke with one woman who went undercover for the study to six crisis pregnancy centers. “Since I am aware of the information and studies, I thought I could be resistant to them,” she said. “But I felt instantly vulnerable to the information that they were providing.”
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.
On Friday, the Montana Supreme Court stepped into the controversy surrounding Judge G. Todd Baugh and the 30-day sentence he gave a former high school teacher, Stacey Dean Rambold, who admitted raping a 14-year-old student.
After international condemnation, a Montana judge is reconsidering a 30-day sentence for a teacher who admitted raping one of his former students.
A Montana school teacher will serve just 30 days for raping a student in part because the judge believed the 14-year-old girl—who has since committed suicide—was “as much in control” of the relationship as her teacher.
In California, nurse practitioners, certified nurse-midwives, and physician assistants will now be able to perform some abortions; a Montana pro-choice leader speaks out; and Kansas sees a win for the South Wind Women’s Center.
One woman in El Salvador illustrates the dangers lurking in domestic bans and restrictions on abortion care.
A lawsuit filed Thursday challenges the state’s brand new parental consent law and an older, less stringent parental notification measure.
The governor may have refused to sign the bill into law, but a much stricter parental consent law may be going into effect anyway.