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.
The Center for Reproductive Rights filed suit Tuesday challenging two laws passed in North Dakota designed to end safe abortion in the state.
Last week the Roberts Court gave us mostly bad news, while advocates at the state level are pushing back against TRAP laws.
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.