Advocates said during a media call Tuesday that they started seeing signs of women taking matters into their own hands almost immediately after Texas Republicans pushed through HB 2.
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.
Since Kasich, a 2016 presidential candidate, took office in 2011, he has quietly led his state to an almost unprecedented number of abortion clinic closures.
A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court challenges Republican-imposed restrictions on prescribing abortion-inducing pills via telemedicine.
Monday’s decision from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals made a forceful case to the Roberts Court to block a similar Texas measure under consideration. Let’s hope the justices read the opinion.
Louisiana’s highly anticipated gubernatorial runoff election is making waves as a Democrat in the Deep South threatens Republicans’ hold on the governor’s seat. But whatever his politics, should he win, Rep. Edwards would still be no friend to reproductive health in the state.
There’s been a flurry of activity at the Supreme Court around reproductive rights issues, but despite granting cases looking at the contraception benefit and Texas’ HB 2, the Court turned away a Planned Parenthood funding case and is sitting on another major abortion rights case.
A new timeline from RH Reality Check illustrates the history of HB 2, the omnibus anti-abortion bill passed by Texas conservatives in 2013, and the court fight leading to today’s Supreme Court order.
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.
The unanimous ruling protects a practice designed to improve abortion access in rural parts of the state.