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.
Tennessee lawmakers proposed a dangerous new law that allows for prosecuting pregnant people, as a South Carolina woman was sentenced to 20 years in prison for allegedly killing her infant while breastfeeding.
What does “choice” mean in an age of targeted restrictions on abortion providers?
Reproductive rights advocates filed a petition to have the entire panel of judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit consider whether Texas’ admitting privileges requirement is constitutional.
A new bill in Spain threatens to make abortion a crime. This would be a giant step backward for women and for all of Spanish society.
The international human rights and global health communities gathered with policy-makers and government leaders last month in Washington D.C. to make the case for universal abortion access. This unheralded collaboration arrives on the heels of another first: a report from the UN secretary-general
calling for access to safe abortion.
Reproductive rights advocates in Texas have filed another challenge to abortion restrictions in the state, while federal courts in Arizona and Alabama consider similar challenges.
The $5 million San Antonio facility is being planned in anticipation of the enactment of the final provision of Texas’ new omnibus anti-abortion law that mandates all abortion procedures be performed or administered in ambulatory surgical centers.
In May, a federal court will hear evidence on the impact of Alabama’s admitting privileges law in considering whether to let it take effect.
The temporary, emergency order will stay in place through Monday while the federal appeals court considers advocates’ request to block regulations they claim threatens access to medication abortions statewide.