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.
A federal judge handed down a ruling largely in favor of the National Abortion Federation after a discovery hearing last week.
The ruling is the latest in a series of legal challenges to a 2012 law that prohibits the updated use of certain abortion-inducing medications.
Conservative business interests will likely appeal the decision to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals is poised to decide whether the National Abortion Federation or the Center for Medical Progress will emerge victorious in the discovery battle that has raged between the parties for weeks.
The federal lawsuit claims an Arizona requirement that mandates doctors tell patients both orally and in writing that medication abortions can be reversed is unconstitutional.
A federal appeals court on Friday ruled unconstitutional an Idaho law banning abortions at 20 weeks post-fertilization, marking the latest legal defeat for radical state-level abortion bans.
Tuesday the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals struck two more state-level same-sex marriage bans, setting the stage for marriage equality in at least 35 states.
In a unanimous opinion, a three-judge panel ruled the first-of-its-kind law did not violate the First Amendment.
A federal appeals court ruled the state’s attempts to cut Planned Parenthood out of Medicaid funding were unlawful.