Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said he will seek to “eliminate and criminalize any sale or transaction of fetal tissue by an abortion clinic for any purpose whatsoever” as part of a his response to widely discredited videos targeting Planned Parenthood.
Thursday’s decisions guarantees Medicaid funding for abortions for indigent Alaskans.
A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday seeks to blocks efforts by the Jindal administration to try and cut funding to Planned Parenthood health centers in the state.
The Center for Medical Progress, the anti-choice front group behind a series of videos spreading misinformation about Planned Parenthood, published an eighth video on Tuesday, which included extensive misuse of a common medical term.
Thousands of anti-choice protesters gathered August 22 at Planned Parenthood clinics around the country during a “National Day of Protest,” in response to a series of videos spreading misinformation about the organization.
A Michigan GOP lawmaker introduced two bills that would criminalize a medical procedure used after a miscarriage and during second-trimester abortions.
In a letter sent to three Planned Parenthood clinics Tuesday, Florida regulators conceded that the facilities were not performing second-trimester abortions.
A ruling issued last week prevents regulators from enforcing a measure that forces some abortion clinics meet the same standards as mini-hospitals.
The Texas Department of State Health Services has been ordered to “cease and desist” in its attempt to block the reopening of a legal abortion provider in El Paso, according to federal court documents.
The Department of Health and Human Services says it has found no evidence of wrongdoing among either government researchers who work with fetal tissue or companies that supply it.