The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Walker administration’s efforts to reinstate an unconstitutional restriction to abortion access.
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.
There’s been a flurry of activity at the Supreme Court around reproductive rights issues, but despite granting cases looking at the contraception benefit and Texas’ HB 2, the Court turned away a Planned Parenthood funding case and is sitting on another major abortion rights case.
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy may be the last thing standing between religious conservatives and constitutionally protected abortion rights.
The executive committee of the medical staff of University of Missouri Health Care voted unanimously to discontinue “refer and follow” as a category of privileges at MU Health Care facilities.
The Roberts Court will consider stepping into the fight over Mississippi’s admitting privileges requirement for abortion providers in a case that could make it harder for pro-choice advocates to combat restrictions based in junk science.
The ruling dismisses a portion of the challenge to the law but lets the underlying challenge to its constitutionality proceed.
Competing motions filed by attorneys for the State of Alabama and three abortion clinics in the state have asked a federal court to rule without a trial on the constitutionality of the state’s admitting privileges law.
Whole Woman’s Health in Fort Worth, recently forced to close due to stringent restrictions passed by the Texas legislature, has once again opened its doors to clients after a doctor affiliated with the clinic obtained admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.
Life Dynamics says it mailed the flyers, which feature an image of what looks to be an aborted fetus, to every doctor’s office in the state. The president of the group posted an image of the flyer on Facebook Friday, noting that “there will be a ruckus and this is just the first shot of the ruckus that’s coming.”