The sole abortion clinic in Mississippi is about to become an official health provider for insurance companies, including Medicaid, meaning the clinic can soon provide covered contraception to its patients.
Gov. Mary Fallin wrote a letter last week to the Oklahoma Health Care Authority calling for the defunding of Planned Parenthood, citing high rates of billing errors.
A new program connects patients with trained volunteers who offer private rooms, home-cooked meals, and emotional support for women on the nights surrounding their clinic visit.
A state court judge ruled from the bench Wednesday that a law banning the most commonly used method of ending a pregnancy during the second trimester should be blocked.
A federal court on Tuesday issued a preliminary injunction blocking state health officials from enforcing regulations that advocates claim unconstitutionally target abortion providers.
Ohio legislators unveiled a collection of bills last week that would repeal some of the state’s harshest anti-choice laws, many of which were passed in recent years by Ohio’s Republican-dominated state legislature.
A lawsuit filed Friday is the eighth time in five years attorneys have sued to block unconstitutional abortion restrictions in Oklahoma.
A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses the Kasich administration of a “deliberate strategy” to close clinics in the state.
Through the first six months of 2015, states enacted 51 new abortion restrictions; this brings the number of restrictions enacted since 2010 to 282.
Restrictions on reproductive rights passed by anti-choice state legislatures this year are set to take effect July 1, even as abortion-related legislative and legal battles rage on.