Indiana has a 20-week abortion ban, but this proposed bill would ban abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected, usually at six weeks’ gestation.
The requirements would mandate physicians follow outdated FDA protocol in administering abortion-inducing medications and would place additional admitting privilege requirements on physicians.
New rules issued by the Texas Supreme Court are designed to make it impossible for minors to access an abortion, advocates claim.
The year will be remembered not only because 17 states enacted a total of 57 new abortion restrictions, but also because the politics of abortion ensnared family planning programs, providers, and life-saving fetal tissue research.
A recent Bloomberg Politics report declared super PACs to have been “neutralized” by the media’s obsession with Trump’s seemingly endless series of gaffes and outrageous rhetoric, but PACs still stand to play a major role in the 2016 election season.
2015 proved conservatives just won’t quit with their attempts to undo the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act.
Senator and presidential candidate Rand Paul (R-KY) announced Tuesday that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) would be launching an investigation into “Planned Parenthood’s unconscionable” fetal tissue donation practices.
The decision cuts off nearly $600,000 in annual federal funding for HIV testing and counseling, condom distribution, and referrals for new patients.
Prosecutors indicted Anna Yocca this month for illegally attempting to end her pregnancy herself.
In a year cram-packed with attacks on reproductive rights, a few pieces of legislation stood apart from the pack in their efforts to expand—not restrict—health-care services.