A legal challenge disputed the Iowa law's three-day waiting period and a stipulation that women must make an additional clinical appointment before receiving an abortion.
By Lev Facher, STAT
As the White House and Republican-led Congress take aim at federal funding for health providers like Planned Parenthood that offer abortion services, some state lawmakers may step in to fill the breach.
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump has signed legislation that lets states withhold federal family planning funds from Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers.
By Durrie Bouscaren, St. Louis Public Radio
Federal law already prevents Medicaid from reimbursing providers for most abortions. Missouri’s new measure rejects $8.3 million in federal funds for the women’s health program, allowing the state to block state funds for other family planning services from going to…
A federal court in Mississippi on Friday ruled against a state law that would have shut down the state's lone abortion clinic in the city of Jackson.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Women seeking abortions and some basic health services, including prenatal care, contraception and cancer screenings, would face restrictions and struggle to pay for some of that medical care under the House Republicans' proposed bill.
By Kamala Kelkar and Corinne Segal
Norma McCorvey, who under the pseudonym “Jane Roe” served as the plaintiff in the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion, died Saturday at 69.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The House voted Thursday to make it easier for states to deny federal family-planning funds to groups such as Planned Parenthood that also perform abortions.
By Michael D. Regan
Anti-abortion protesters gathered Saturday at Planned Parenthood clinics to urge the government to remove federal funding from the health services provider.
By Larry Neumeister, Garance Burke, Mitch Weiss, Associated Press
A review of decisions and writings by Neil Gorsuch, the federal appeals court judge the president has just chosen to elevate to the high court, turns up no guarantees on how he might rule on abortion.
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