The ruling issued Tuesday answers two questions asked by the Roberts Court and sends the legal challenge to Oklahoma’s medication abortion ban back to the high court.
A case in Wisconsin further illustrates the recent trend of states policing pregnant women in the name of fetal rights, and it would appear the U.S. Catholic bishops had a role in the federal government shutdown.
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt argues in a brief filed last week that his state’s law regulating medication abortion is not a universal ban on the procedure, but even if it were, such a ban would be constitutional.
On Friday, the Iowa Board of Medicine voted 8 to 2 to adopt a rule that is likely to end the state’s telemedicine abortion program.
A GOP lawmaker is looking to make Texas the latest state to restrict the use of abortion medications in a way that some experts warn could increase the drugs’ side effects while making them more expensive.
Since lawmakers were unable to pass abortion restrictions one by one, they’ve decided to roll them all together and resubmit.
Governor Mark Dayton vetoes another piece of anti-choice legislation, while the sponsor of a bill to ban RU-486 calls Viagra a “drug for life.”