The Supreme Court refused to hear a case arguing whether an Arkansas law banning abortion at 12 weeks, with narrow exception, should be considered constitutional.
Reproductive rights advocates filed a brief last week telling the Roberts Court to turn away a request to reinstate an Arkansas law that bans abortions at 12 weeks’ gestation.
Advocates say Arizona’s race- and sex-selective abortion ban targets Black and Asian-American women and penalizes health-care providers who serve communities of color.
A petition filed by attorneys for the State of North Dakota tells the U.S. Supreme Court that after more than 40 years, it is time to give back to the states the power to criminalize abortion.
Earlier this month, Christina Quintanilla, who spent four years in prison after experiencing a miscarriage, testified in front of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights about the effects of the El Salvador’s total abortion ban on the country’s women.
A ruling Monday means a recent Oklahoma law subjecting abortion providers to criminal penalties for providing abortion care will remain blocked pending a full legal challenge.
It’s time to rethink the fundamental idea that states do not have the power to ban abortions prior to viability, the State of Arkansas argues.
The U.S. House voted Wednesday to create a select committee to investigate abortion practices and fetal tissue donation, a move that Democrats say is a politically motivated attack on Planned Parenthood.
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.
The misleadingly-named “Women’s Public Health and Safety Act” would allow states to kick health-care providers out of their Medicaid programs for performing abortions, or being connected in almost any way to abortion services.