Reproductive rights activists filed a lawsuit Wednesday to try and keep the state’s only abortion clinic open.
A federal court finds that the state of Mississippi can’t enforce the provision of its TRAP law that mandates all doctors performing abortions have hospital admitting privileges.
Lawyers are back in federal court challenging Mississippi’s law that requires all abortion providers also have hospital privileges after hospitals refuse to grant those privileges.
Late yesterday, U.S. District Judge Carlos Murguia temporarily blocked the state of Kansas from enforcing new regulations created under the guise of “protecting women,” but in fact aimed at shutting clinics and medical offices providing abortion care.
A stealth amendment to a bill passed with the help of anti-choice Democrats in Virginia would require that all first trimester procedures be performed in hospitals, and all clinics and facilities providing first trimester abortions to “become hospitals.” If passed, it will effectively eliminate access to safe abortions in clinics.