The restrictive and medically dubious abortion regulations passed a year ago in Virginia are being challenged by state officials, and could be effectively overturned.
Having health insurance is not enough to ensure reliable access to care, despite the flood of new Medicaid enrollees under the Affordable Care Act.
“We’re working to give women the opportunity to have the birth they want or the abortion they need,” said Katharine Morrison, who has owned Buffalo Womenservices since 2005.
Rick Perry seems to think that Joan Rivers would still be alive if her doctor had hospital admitting privileges, the kind Texas now requires of abortion providers. Oh, wait. He did.
Sen. Patty Murray has introduced a bill that would both educate the public about emergency contraception and make it available to more rape survivors who go to the emergency room.
Too often, reaching out for help can mean being handed off to people who have absolutely no training in mental health care and who have deep prejudices against those with mental illnesses.
Federal judges asked tough questions Friday morning during a lengthier-than-expected appeals court hearing concerning the enforcement of Texas’ omnibus anti-abortion law, HB 2.
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that Texas’ highly restrictive omnibus anti-abortion law—which would have closed all but eight legal abortion facilities in the state—must remain blocked, for now.
The leader of a national anti-choice lobby group said Sunday that Texas’ omnibus anti-abortion law was always intended to shutter legal abortion clinics.
Without the court’s injunction, HB 2 could have reduced the number of Texas abortion providers to eight.