Cases in New York and Virginia show the troubling effects of the law putting the interests of the fetus above the interests of the pregnant person.
The Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO), which banned discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, was rejected by the city’s residents by a vote of 61 percent to 39 percent.
A federal court ruled Thursday that state Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood affiliates must continue despite efforts by the Jindal administration to block the funds.
Cruz, in a press release, used a clinic technician’s interest in fetal development to charge that the clinic employee thought abortion procedures were “cute.”
Wednesday’s ruling is the latest loss for GOP lawmakers trying to defund the reproductive health-care provider from state-run Medicaid programs.
A ruling Monday means a recent Oklahoma law subjecting abortion providers to criminal penalties for providing abortion care will remain blocked pending a full legal challenge.
Colorado’s chief medical officer is trumpeting data showing that a pregnancy-prevention program has reduced teen abortion and pregnancy rates. A state GOP lawmaker says the program is “killing children.”
The Supreme Court is considering taking up a request by New Hampshire Right to Life to force disclosure of certain documents by the Obama administration related to a direct grant provided to Planned Parenthood affiliates in New Hampshire.
The New York Attorney General’s Office announced a settlement with four Papa John’s franchises for more than $500,000 in wage theft claims.
Texas Health and Human Services Commission Inspector General Stuart Bowen issued a letter Monday to Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, informing the organization that he was ending its participation in the state’s Medicaid program.