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Iowa’s Telemedicine Abortions Can Continue—for Now

A stay issued late Tuesday by the Iowa Supreme Court blocks a rule designed to shut down telemedicine abortions across the state.

A stay issued late Tuesday by the Iowa Supreme Court blocks a rule designed to shut down telemedicine abortions across the state.

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Iowa Bill Would Allow Women to Sue Physicians If They Regret Their Abortion

Under the legislation, a patient could sue a doctor within ten years of terminating a pregnancy, even after signing a form acknowledging informed consent. Bill opponents say it unfairly singles out one specific medical procedure, sets a disproportionately long statute of limitations, and is redundant.

Under the legislation, a patient could sue a doctor within ten years of terminating a pregnancy, even after signing a form acknowledging informed consent. Bill opponents say it unfairly singles out one specific medical procedure, sets a disproportionately long statute of limitations, and is redundant.

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Planned Parenthood Sues to Block Iowa Telemedicine Ban

The bill's house passage comes three months after an Iowa judge blocked from going into effect a state medical board rule that would have banned the practice.

A lawsuit filed Monday hopes to preserve access to medical abortion for rural Iowans.

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Iowa Governor’s Office Reportedly Had Advance Notice About Telemed Abortion Challenge

The bill's house passage comes three months after an Iowa judge blocked from going into effect a state medical board rule that would have banned the practice.

A lawyer in Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad’s office was reportedly given advance notice that anti-choice advocates were launching a new effort to end the state’s telemedicine abortion program, leading some pro-choice activists to wonder how involved the governor’s office has been in the effort.

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Roundup: Threat Against Doctor Wasn’t a “True Threat”

Forty Days of Harassment Claims Success; Planned Parenthood of the Heartland expanding; woman who threatened Kansas abortion provider says it wasn’t a “true threat.”

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Morning Roundup: PP of the Heartland Can Continue Telemed Abortions

An Ohio abortion ban may be on the way, Rep. Pence explains his ludicrous Title X legislation, regular screenings essential to early detection of cervical cancer, NYC school chief under fire for flippant remark on birth control, and the Iowa Board of Medicine will not sanction PP of the Heartland for telemed abortions.

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Nebraska Will Not Fight Mental Health Screening Injunction

Attorney General Jon Bruning announces that the state will not continue to fight to have women seeking abortions screened for mental health issues.

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Mental Health Screening Hearing Set In Nebraska

On July 13th, a Nebraska judge will rule on whether or not to block the new “mental health screening” requirement for obtaining an abortion.

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Roundup: Lawyer Says Only Way To Not Violate LB594 Is To “Cease Providing Abortion Care”

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland yesterday announced their lawsuit against LB594.

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Pro-Choice Group Files Suit Challenging Nebraska Law

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland has filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Nebraska’s LB 594, the “Women’s Health Protection Act,” imposes requirements on physicians that are impossible to meet and requires medical professionals to flood their patients with false and misleading information.

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