In a brief submitted to the Roberts Court, the State of Texas could barely be bothered to muster up a defense of some of the most devastating abortion restrictions in the country.
Ohio legislators unveiled a collection of bills last week that would repeal some of the state’s harshest anti-choice laws, many of which were passed in recent years by Ohio’s Republican-dominated state legislature.
Medical and nursing students would complete clinical hours at the clinics as an optional rotation.
The amendments approved Thursday mean existing facilities that perform abortions will not have to meet hospital-like construction standards.
Almost three years after the passage and implementation of HB 2 the Roberts Court could finally weigh in on its constitutionality.
A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses the Kasich administration of a “deliberate strategy” to close clinics in the state.
A ruling issued last week prevents regulators from enforcing a measure that forces some abortion clinics meet the same standards as mini-hospitals.
A ruling Thursday temporarily blocks the state from enforcing TRAP provisions against the sole provider in the area.
Kasich in 2013 signed a two-year budget bill that included, among other anti-choice measures, stringent new licensing regulations for abortion clinics in the state.
Congressman Trent Franks (R-AZ), for example, was not “chilled” enough by the video to do anything about it when he first saw it at least a month earlier than it was released to the public, as he admitted to Roll Call.