Our searchable tool has been updated to include final responses from 48 state attorneys general and 41 state health departments about a wide range of issues involving abortion. The additional responses support our earlier analysis—that abortion in the United States is overwhelmingly safe and highly regulated.
Ipas’s recent research in Bolivia, Brazil, Peru, Malawi, and Rwanda provides concrete evidence of the human rights violations that result when law enforcement investigates, arrests, and imprisons women who have abortions.
As restrictions on reproductive health-care facilities have forced clinics around Ohio to close, people seeking abortion services have begun to head north to Michigan.
Given the anticipated push for anti-choice laws in the state’s 2014 legislative session, it’s worth carefully examining Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s claims about the regulation of abortion providers alongside what the evidence says—and doesn’t say—about the safety of abortion services in the Mountain State.
The ruling issued Tuesday answers two questions asked by the Roberts Court and sends the legal challenge to Oklahoma’s medication abortion ban back to the high court.
The future of the fight over abortion rights will not be determined by viability or fetal rights. It will be determined by brick-and-mortar clinic access.
It looks like the Roberts Court may take up the Hobby Lobby contraception challenge, while other federal appellate courts refuse to buy the argument that corporations can exercise religious beliefs.
A federal judge has declared part of Texas’ abortion law to be unconstitutional, blocking a provision that requires abortion providers to secure admitting privileges at hospitals within 30 miles of where they perform abortion procedures.
The fate of the state’s successful telemedicine abortion program could be decided this week.
It’s time to do away with the viability test for restricting state power to ban abortion, attorneys defending Arizona’s “fetal pain” ban argue.