Pro-choice advocates fear that Patrick Morrisey is “doing the bidding” of anti-choice groups, and that he intends to try and end safe abortion access in the state. Meanwhile, a Democratic lawmaker is asking for accountability from the state’s taxpayer-supported crisis pregnancy centers.
A legal battle in Wisconsin may be setting up a test case on whether Catholic hospitals can ever deny admitting privileges to abortion providers.
The legal battle over Wisconsin’s admitting privileges law may be setting up a new fight involving religious hospitals.
Complaints against college administrators and private companies show the law is failing to hold our institutions accountable for illegal sex discrimination.
If their request is granted, a November trial on the constitutionality of the law would be delayed for months.
Bei Bei Shuai’s prosecution finally comes to an end, and more good news from federal courts reviewing state-level abortion restrictions.
In a harshly worded opinion, a federal judge ruled Friday that the state’s admitting privileges law is likely unconstitutional.
While the fee structure and amount is not unheard of, in a state where over a quarter of children live below the poverty line, spending $80,000 to pay experts to help defend a law designed to take health-care services away from poor people has been interpreted as particularly mean-spirited.
A state judge blocked a law imposing criminal penalties on providers who perform abortions without admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.
This week in legal news: the bad policy and law behind admitting privileges restrictions, and Republicans’ obstructionism on judicial nominees becomes transparently misogynistic.