A Wisconsin lawmaker is pushing to change a law known as the “cocaine mom” act, in light of a high-profile case in which a pregnant woman was provided fewer legal protections than
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has blocked a lower federal court’s injunction against part of a Texas anti-choice law, which experts say will now have the result of shuttering about a third of the state’s abortion clinics.
Our searchable tool has been updated to include final responses from 48 state attorneys general and 41 state health departments about a wide range of issues involving abortion. The additional responses support our earlier analysis—that abortion in the United States is overwhelmingly safe and highly regulated.
As restrictions on reproductive health-care facilities have forced clinics around Ohio to close, people seeking abortion services have begun to head north to Michigan.
Beyond the mainstream breast cancer awareness movement, with its pink billboards and merchandise, a lower-profile campaign focused on raising awareness about breast density has been building steadily.
Given the anticipated push for anti-choice laws in the state’s 2014 legislative session, it’s worth carefully examining Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s claims about the regulation of abortion providers alongside what the evidence says—and doesn’t say—about the safety of abortion services in the Mountain State.
The ruling issued Tuesday answers two questions asked by the Roberts Court and sends the legal challenge to Oklahoma’s medication abortion ban back to the high court.
The future of the fight over abortion rights will not be determined by viability or fetal rights. It will be determined by brick-and-mortar clinic access.
A federal judge has declared part of Texas’ abortion law to be unconstitutional, blocking a provision that requires abortion providers to secure admitting privileges at hospitals within 30 miles of where they perform abortion procedures.
The fate of the state’s successful telemedicine abortion program could be decided this week.