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Ohio Legislature to Consider Heartbeat Ban (UPDATED)

Ohio's new heartbeat bill, which could make abortion illegal as early as six weeks from the pregnant person's last menstrual period, will be introduced at a Thursday afternoon press conference.

Ohio’s new heartbeat bill, which could make abortion illegal as early as six weeks from the pregnant person’s last menstrual period, will be introduced at a Thursday afternoon press conference.

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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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Alabama Legislature Prepared to Spend Up to $80,000 in Expert Fees Defending TRAP Law

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

While the fee structure and amount is not unheard of, in a state where over a quarter of children live below the poverty line, spending $80,000 to pay experts to help defend a law designed to take health-care services away from poor people has been interpreted as particularly mean-spirited.

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Judge Temporarily Blocks North Dakota’s Admitting Privileges Law

Two South Dakota bills that would have imposed severe restrictions on abortion procedures as well as penalties on abortion providers, including possible life in prison, will not move forward in the legislature.

A state judge blocked a law imposing criminal penalties on providers who perform abortions without admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.

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Federal Court Blocks North Dakota Law That Would Ban Abortion as Early as Six Weeks

The 2-1 ruling requires crisis pregnancy centers disclose whether they have licensed medical providers at their facilities.

A federal judge issued a sharply worded order blocking the country’s most restrictive abortion law yet.

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North Dakota Medication Abortion Restrictions Permanently Blocked

Reproductive rights advocates scored a win as the Supreme Court let stand an Oklahoma ruling striking that state's medication abortion ban.

On Monday, a judge issued a permanent injunction against a 2011 law that would have regulated medication abortion out of existence in the state.

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North Dakota Petition Drive Sponsor: State’s Only Abortion Clinic ‘Intimidated’ Potential Signatories

Conservatives asked the Roberts Court to review and reverse a federal appeals court decision that for-profit companies are not "people" with religious exercise rights.

Angry that he was unable to gather enough signatures in time, the sponsor of an amendment to put anti-choice bills up for a vote blames the only abortion provider in the state for the effort’s failure.

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Lawsuit Filed Challenging North Dakota Pre-Viability Ban

The Center for Reproductive Rights filed suit today challenging two laws passed in North Dakota designed to end safe abortion in the state.

The Center for Reproductive Rights filed suit Tuesday challenging two laws passed in North Dakota designed to end safe abortion in the state.

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Legal Wrap: Down to the Wire at SCOTUS, and Time to Take on TRAP

Advocates at the state level are pushing back against TRAP laws.

Last week the Roberts Court gave us mostly bad news, while advocates at the state level are pushing back against TRAP laws.

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Lawsuit Challenging North Dakota TRAP Law Can Proceed

The 2-1 ruling requires crisis pregnancy centers disclose whether they have licensed medical providers at their facilities.

A state judge in North Dakota will allow a legal challenge to the state’s admitting privileges law to move forward.

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