Sitting in the shadows of CMP’s high-profile video campaign is a lesser-known strategy abortion opponents have employed for decades—to cut off access to abortion directly at the source by trying to shut down existing Planned Parenthood abortion clinics and prevent new ones from opening.
A ruling Thursday temporarily blocks the state from enforcing TRAP provisions against the sole provider in the area.
William Kennedy is accused of removing signs from the Causeway Medical Clinic, an abortion clinic in Metairie, which is within the greater New Orleans metropolitan area.
Police charged William Kennedy, 27, with simple criminal damage to property and with committing a hate crime. If convicted of both, he could be sentenced to up to six months in prison and fined up to $500.
Carson told the Washington Post that his “intent” made his research acceptable, and that his opposition is to “killing babies and taking the tissue, that’s a very different thing than taking a dead specimen and keeping a record of it.”
Recent attempts by Louisiana and Alabama to defund the reproductive health-care provider likely violate federal law.
A California court recently issued a restraining order blocking CMP from publishing videos of three StemExpress employees.
The story of an incarcerated woman in Alabama trying to get an abortion is a glimpse into the logical outcome of fetus-first legislation.
The virulently anti-choice, anti-gay Operation Save America spent a week in Alabama last month for its “Let Justice Roll” event. But local feminists met the invasion with calls for justice of their own.
A state court judge ruled the measure violates the Oklahoma Constitution.