Planned Parenthood is launching a mobile abortion clinic in southern Illinois to make it easier for women in nearby states to get the procedure. The announcement comes about 100 days after the US Supreme Court decided to overturn Roe V. Wade.
The South Carolina House voted Tuesday to reject changes the state Senate made to the current six-week ban. Lawmakers wanted to see a ban on all abortions, with exceptions for rape, incest, or if the life of the mother was threatened.
The Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade ruling has sent many teens rushing to their doctors in search of birth control. Wait times for appointments are growing in some areas, and Planned Parenthood offices are receiving a lot of questions for information.
With Roe vs. Wade overturned, abortion bans are taking effect in roughly half the states. Here is an overview of abortion access and the expected impact of the court's decision in every state.
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, who stressed that she wasn’t talking about any particular decision, warned that courts look political when they needlessly overturn precedent.
Opinion polls have shown a sharp drop in approval of the Supreme Court and trust for the institution.
It’s the first time VA doctors will be able to perform abortions on federal property.
A federal judge has barred Idaho from enforcing a strict abortion ban in medical emergencies, clearing the way for hospitals to continue treating ectopic pregnancies and other pregnancy-related complications normally for now.
Idaho’s near-total abortion ban appears to have a serious conflict with a federal law governing emergency health care treatment, a federal judge said Monday.
Walmart, the nation’s largest employer, is expanding its abortion coverage for employees after staying largely mum on the issue following the Supreme Court ruling that scrapped a nationwide right to abortion.
Last week, Kansas voters overwhelmingly rejected a ballot measure that would have allowed state lawmakers to tighten restrictions on abortion.
Prosecutors charged the woman with helping her then 17-year-old daughter end her pregnancy and then burning and burying the fetus.
“If in fact an unwanted pregnancy is an act of god, then impotency must be an act of god," Indiana state Rep. John Bartlett said.
"We are concerned that this law will hinder Lilly’s – and Indiana’s - ability to attract diverse scientific, engineering and business talent from around the world," Eli Lilly said in a statement.
The Justice Department on Tuesday filed a lawsuit that challenges Idaho’s restrictive abortion law, arguing that it would criminalize doctors who provide medically-necessary treatment that is protected under federal law.
One of the directives allows states that have not outlawed abortion to apply for specific Medicaid waivers that would, in effect, help them treat women who have traveled from out of state.
The proposed amendment to the Kansas Constitution, which would have added language to not grant the right to abortion, was resoundingly struck down by voters Tuesday.
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization and overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide, letting the states have the final say.
An Indianapolis doctor who performed an abortion on a 10-year-old rape victim from Ohio took the first step Tuesday toward suing Indiana’s attorney general for defamation.
The Mississippi abortion clinic that was at the center of the U.S. Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe v. Wade has ended a lawsuit in which it was seeking to block the state from enforcing a law banning most abortions.