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Legal Wrap: SCOTUS Turns Away a ‘Roe’ Challenge, But Feticide Laws Pose the Real Risk

The Supreme Court won't take a look at Arizona's 20-week abortion ban, but it will consider a bunch of free speech challenges to abortion rights protections.

The Supreme Court won’t take a look at Arizona’s 20-week abortion ban, but it will consider a bunch of free speech challenges to abortion rights protections.

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Date Set in Trial Over Wisconsin Admitting Privileges Law

In May, a trial court will hear evidence on the constitutionality of Wisconsin's hospital admitting privileges law.

In May, a trial court will hear evidence on the constitutionality of Wisconsin’s hospital admitting privileges law.

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Legal Wrap: New Year Kicks Off With Contraception Challenges

The year began on a sour note, with an emergency injunction in one of the legal challenges to the contraception mandate in Obamacare.

The year began on a sour note, with an emergency injunction in one of the legal challenges to the contraception mandate in Obamacare.

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Appeals Court Upholds Decision Blocking Wisconsin Admitting Privileges Law

A decision Friday marked another significant victory in the fight over state-level restrictions on abortion access.

A decision Friday marked another significant victory in the fight over state-level restrictions on abortion access.

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Legal Wrap: The Bishops Get Sued, and SCOTUS Picks a Birth Control Case

A new lawsuit claims Catholic-owned hospitals are negligent in treating pregnant people while the Roberts Court takes up two challenges to the contraception mandate.

A new lawsuit claims Catholic-owned hospitals are negligent in treating pregnant people, while the Roberts Court takes up two challenges to the contraception mandate in the health-care reform law.

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Federal Appeals Court Hears Arguments in Wisconsin Admitting Privileges Challenge

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Tuesday on the constitutionality of a Wisconsin law that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Tuesday on the constitutionality of a Wisconsin law that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.

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In Wisconsin, GOP Lawmakers Weigh How Much to Emphasize Abortion

Will election concerns have the Wisconsin governor becoming more cautious about abortion restrictions?

While the current political environment in Wisconsin favors GOP lawmakers devoted to the anti-choice agenda, politicians hoping to appeal to a wider audience may need to reconsider how to gain the support of voters both inside and outside their base, while balancing the need for support from the major anti-choice action groups.

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Attorneys for Wisconsin Ask for Delay in Start of Admitting Privileges Trial

A pair of bills that would require abortion providers to obtain admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of the clinics where they perform abortions are working their way through the Oklahoma legislature.

If their request is granted, a November trial on the constitutionality of the law would be delayed for months.

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Wisconsin Abortion Providers Apply for Admitting Privileges Despite Likelihood of Rejection

Representatives from Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin and Affiliated Medical Services say they are in the process of contacting dozens of hospitals to file for admitting privileges. But the effort isn’t expected to be successful.

Representatives from Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin and Affiliated Medical Services say they are in the process of contacting dozens of hospitals to file for admitting privileges. But the effort isn’t expected to be successful.

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Another Holiday Weekend Bill Signing for Scott Walker, With Forced Ultrasound Law

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed a bill Wednesday to punish any physician in the state who is found to perform sex-selective abortions.

On Friday, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a forced ultrasound bill that will also require abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles. In 2012, Walker also signed major anti-choice legislation, a telemed abortion ban, in the lead-in to a holiday weekend.

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