Small, rural communities have become abortion access battlegrounds
Extreme variations in abortion policy from state to state are the new normal, and local challenges are 'what we’re in for,' a Temple University legal scholar said.
Appeals court judges embrace anti-abortion speculation
Mifepristone remains legal and on the market as the case winds its way through the legal system.
Pa.’s Rep. Scanlon: ‘No place’ for threats, violence no matter where you stand on abortion access
WASHINGTON — Republicans at a U.S. House hearing aired frustration with the Department of Justice this week for what they contended is a lack of enforcement of a Clinton-era law that protects access to reproductive health care at anti-abortion pregnancy centers and abortion clinics. GOP lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee expressed anger the Federal […]
Arguments on landmark abortion pill case to be heard Wednesday in appeals court
It's the the next step on a path that will likely end at the U.S. Supreme Court.
Post-Roe abortion bans force pregnant people with life-threatening complications to travel
Idaho woman traveled to Oregon to terminate pregnancy with fatal fetal anomalies.
Congressional Democrats urge reversal of district court ruling on mifepristone
Lawmakers argued that a federal judge's ruling poses a health risk to pregnant patients if they are denied access to mifepristone.
Anti-abortion legal strategy revives Comstock moral purity laws of late 1800s
The act was weakened in the 20th century after a pivotal U.S. Supreme Court ruling,1965’s Griswold v. Connecticut, which found the state law banning contraception was unconstitutional and violated the right to privacy, according to legal experts. Six years later, Congress removed restrictions on contraception and birth-control information from the act, wrote Joanna L. Grossman, a Southern Methodist University law professor, and Lawrence M. Friedman, a Stanford Law School professor.
Abortion-rights attorneys help patients and providers navigate legal chaos
A lot of the questions that helpline attorneys are fielding these days are about the legal risks of seeing a health provider at all, one advocate said.
U.S. Supreme Court holds off on abortion pill ruling until midnight Friday
This is the second short-term stay from Alito. The first, issued on Friday, April 14, was set to expire Wednesday at midnight.
State battles over abortion are leading to state constitutional amendments | Analysis
It's an option in all states and available directly to citizens in 18 states.
How to make a state abortion ban go national
For Idaho activists step one was getting their AG on board.
Appeals court rules that abortion pill can stay on the market, but limits access
An appeals court in New Orleans late Wednesday partly blocked a judge’s order that would have overturned federal approval of the abortion pill — which means the pill remains available across the nation for now.