When I decided to come to Austin for a summer internship with NARAL Pro-Choice Texas, I knew I was signing up for an interesting few months. What I didn’t know is that at 20 years old, entirely alone in a new city, I would have an abortion myself.
If their request is granted, a November trial on the constitutionality of the law would be delayed for months.
The Texas senator said she’s put her pink sneakers back to work “running on the trail.” Washington, D.C. reporters wanted to know if she meant the campaign trail in the next governor’s race.
Bei Bei Shuai’s prosecution finally comes to an end, and more good news from federal courts reviewing state-level abortion restrictions.
In a harshly worded opinion, a federal judge ruled Friday that the state’s admitting privileges law is likely unconstitutional.
A state judge blocked a law imposing criminal penalties on providers who perform abortions without admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.
Much has been written about the politics behind 20-week abortion laws—especially the false claims that they are designed to protect women—but so far, there has been relatively scant coverage of the anti-choice litigation strategy in relation to these bans.
This week in legal news: the bad policy and law behind admitting privileges restrictions, and Republicans’ obstructionism on judicial nominees becomes transparently misogynistic.
Republican senators have made it clear they’ll do whatever it takes to keep Georgetown law professor Nina Pillard off the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne asked a federal court to dismiss a challenge to the state’s race- and gender-based abortion ban, because the civil rights groups suing can’t show the law hurts women of color.