A state judge in North Dakota will allow a legal challenge to the state’s admitting privileges law to move forward.
Legal representatives from the ACLU and Planned Parenthood filed suit to block an Alabama law designed to make abortion nearly impossible to access in the state.
The Obama administration agrees to comply with a court order on emergency contraception, while the legal challenges over state abortion restrictions get expensive.
The state has set aside $400,000 to defend its most recent abortion restrictions. But with so many new laws to challenge, $400,000 might not be enough to cover the costs.
Any law that allows abortion only in certain cases also helps create two classes of women: those who “deserve” abortions, and those who do not. This is a complete fallacy; all women deserve access to safe abortion care, along with the entire range of reproductive health care.
This week, the right tried to drum up support for personhood and fetal rights via criminal prosecutions.
Reproductive rights activists filed a lawsuit Wednesday to try and keep the state’s only abortion clinic open.
We have come a long way toward declaring certain inalienable human rights, but too often issues that disproportionately affect women are left out.
Reproductive rights advocates scored a couple of victories last week while the Supreme Court considers the impact of allowing patents on human genetic material.
A look at the past shows that whatever avenue is taken, the fight for abortion rights in North Dakota will be long and expensive.