A state law passed in 1961 makes the issuance of marriage licenses optional rather than mandatory.
A lawsuit filed Friday is the eighth time in five years attorneys have sued to block unconstitutional abortion restrictions in Oklahoma.
Arkansas is the latest conservative-run state to have efforts to defund Planned Parenthood health-care centers blocked by a federal court.
Under HB 2, Texas’ omnibus anti-abortion law, doctors must fulfill medically unnecessary requirements just to stay open, forgoing a patient’s comfort.
Tuesday’s ruling keeping the Planned Parenthood Association of Utah’s funding intact is the latest effort from the federal courts to protect the reproductive health-care provider from conservative political attacks.
There will be no further investigation into Missouri Planned Parenthood’s policies and practices concerning fetal tissue donation because there has been “no evidence” to substantiate any claims of wrongdoing.
Almost 40 years since the Hyde Amendment was first passed, another Supreme Court fight over reproductive health-care access and income inequality is shaping up.
The executive committee of the medical staff of University of Missouri Health Care voted unanimously to discontinue “refer and follow” as a category of privileges at MU Health Care facilities.
Supporters claim that the measure will protect women from being forced into terminating a pregnancy, while opponents say the language of the bill is too vague and will promulgate myths about abortion.
Democratic lawmakers in Wisconsin are aiming to bolster penalties for businesses that commit wage theft, which impacts women employees at a much higher rate than men.