A North Carolina law requiring doctors who perform abortions after the 16th week of pregnancy to submit ultrasounds to state officials went into effect January 1.
The GOP proposal would define a fertilized egg as “a person” and life as beginning at conception.
This week on the campaign trail, Hillary Clinton wins key endorsements, Mike Huckabee lashes out, and Marco Rubio criticizes Obama’s funding of Planned Parenthood.
President Obama is expected to veto the legislation, but the move nonetheless details the priorities of the House as it enters the new year and marks the first time such a measure has reached his desk.
More than 40 “friend of the court” briefs filed with the Roberts Court Monday push Justice Kennedy to extend the same concept of dignity to women that his opinions have shown to LGBTQ people.
Alvaro Perez, 24, is suspected of starting the blaze shortly before midnight on September 30, 2015, by throwing an incendiary device through a window of the heath-care facility, authorities said.
Like in many states with GOP-majority legislatures, anti-choice lawmakers in South Carolina have made life very difficult for those seeking abortions.
The requirements would mandate physicians follow outdated FDA protocol in administering abortion-inducing medications and would place additional admitting privilege requirements on physicians.
Missouri lawmakers, for example, have pre-filed at least seven bills to restrict reproductive rights.
The ruling is the latest effort by federal courts to protect the reproductive health-care provider from Republican political attacks.