Posts tagged "abortion"
Alaska Governor Signs Law Restricting Definition of Medically Necessary Abortions

Alaska Governor Signs Law Restricting Definition of Medically Necessary Abortions

"SB 49 is a blatant attempt to put politicians between low-income women and access to abortion, and by removing the Medicaid Women's Health Program, the legislature has made it clear that their only interest is restricting women's pregnancy decisions--not promoting women's health or reducing unintended pregnancies."
Arizona Governor Signs Bill Allowing Suprise Inspections of Abortion Clinics

Arizona Governor Signs Bill Allowing Suprise Inspections of Abortion Clinics

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed a bill into law last week allowing state health authorities to conduct surprise inspections of abortion clinics without a warrant.
Texas Hospitals Revoke Admitting Privileges to Abortion Providers

Texas Hospitals Revoke Admitting Privileges to Abortion Providers

Three abortion providers this week had their hospital admitting privileges revoked at nearby hospitals after anti-choice mobilization put pressure on the state's hospitals to deny them such privileges, which are required under HB 2 to keep their clinics open.
Federal Court Permanently Blocks North Dakota's Extreme 6-Week Abortion Ban

Federal Court Permanently Blocks North Dakota’s Extreme 6-Week Abortion Ban

A federal district court permanently blocked one of the most restrictive abortion bans in the nation yesterday, calling it "invalid and unconstitutional."
Virginia Bishops Advocate More Abortion Restrictions for Poor Women

Virginia Bishops Advocate More Abortion Restrictions for Poor Women

The bishops carefully state that "healthcare is a right," but then ask Virginia legislators to repeal healthcare for poor women facing rare, tragic circumstances.
Philippines Supreme Court Upholds Law Promoting Reproductive Health Access

Philippines Supreme Court Upholds Law Promoting Reproductive Health Access

The Court's ruling, however, was not a complete victory for women's health.
Ninth Circuit Blocks Arizona Restrictions on Medication Abortion

Ninth Circuit Blocks Arizona Restrictions on Medication Abortion

In a victory for Arizona women, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has blocked the state's restrictions on medication abortion.
Alabama Passes Bill Further Restricting Abortion Access for Minors

Alabama Passes Bill Further Restricting Abortion Access for Minors

Minors will soon find it harder to obtain an abortion in Alabama, after the state legislature passed a bill last week creating more rules around parental consent.
Mississippi Governor Poised To Sign 20-Week Abortion Ban

Mississippi Governor Poised To Sign 20-Week Abortion Ban

The Mississippi legislature passed a bill Tuesday that will ban abortion at 20 weeks.
West Virginia Governor Vetoes 20-Week Abortion Ban

West Virginia Governor Vetoes 20-Week Abortion Ban

"I have vetoed HB 4588 because I am advised, by not only attorneys from the legislature, but through my own legal team that this bill is unconstitutional."