The American Medical Association and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists filed a friend of the court brief detailing how restrictions on medication abortion hurt patient safety and interfere with standards of medical care.
HB 2684, sponsored by Rep. Randy Grau (R-Edmond), would update restrictions on medication abortions that were originally passed in 2011, but found unconstitutional in December.
On Wednesday, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R) signed a bill that will ban abortion 20 weeks after a woman’s last menstrual period, or after 18 weeks’ gestation, which is two weeks earlier than most so-called 20-week abortion bans.
Under pressure from Denver Archbishop Samuel Aquila, Democrats have withdrawn legislation in Colorado that would have proactively stopped government entities from blocking women’s reproductive health decisions.
Straight white men benefit from sexual freedom and reproductive rights. So why do the majority of them continue to support politicians who want to take those things away? Because they know someone else will always have to pay the price.
SB 49 requires doctors to select a reason for an abortion being “medically unnecessary” from an approved list—a term that is used to determine which procedures can be funded by Medicaid in the state.
Two Texas doctors say a hospital caved to anti-choice activist “demands” when it revoked their privileges because they provide legal abortion care.
A clinic in El Paso was forced to stop providing legal abortion care, and found no relief in a federal court on Wednesday when it asked for a restraining order against Texas’ omnibus anti-abortion law.
When West Virginia’s legislature voted to ban abortion after 20 weeks’ gestation in March, West Virginia Democrats overwhelmingly backed the ban, deliberately defying the national party’s support of abortion rights.
Issued by a federal district court, Wednesday’s order permanently blocks the law, which would have banned abortions as early as six weeks of pregnancy.