Republican state lawmakers have introduced bills that would require admitting privileges at local hospitals for doctors who perform abortions, that would add further requirements to the state’s informed consent law, and that would modify the medication abortion law that was ruled unconstitutional by the state supreme court.
The law, which reinstated restrictions lifted by the Obama administration, violates the state’s “single-subject” rule.
Though 2013 might have brought an array of new abortion restrictions and other setbacks for reproductive rights, there were also a number of reasons for pro-choice allies around the country to be proud this year. The staff of RH Reality Check notes some of the top pro-choice successes of 2013.
The U.S. Supreme Court turned away another challenge to an Oklahoma Supreme Court ruling in favor of abortion rights.
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Reproductive rights advocates scored a win as the Supreme Court let stand an Oklahoma ruling striking that state’s medication abortion ban.
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.
The ruling issued Tuesday answers two questions asked by the Roberts Court and sends the legal challenge to Oklahoma’s medication abortion ban back to the high court.
Beginning November 1, most teens who seek abortion in Oklahoma will not be able to do so without notifying a parent.
The lawsuit alleges three provisions attached as part of the state’s 2014 budget violate the “single-subject” rule of the Ohio Constitution.