Texas attorneys asked a federal appeals court Thursday to revive the state's requirement that fetal remains from abortions and miscarriages at health care facilities be buried or cremated.
In our news wrap Tuesday, a federal court in Kansas City blocked a Missouri law that bans most abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy. The new statute had been scheduled to go into effect Tuesday, but the judge issued a…
By Gretchen Frazee
President Donald Trump’s judicial nominations may be shifting one of the nation’s most liberal courts further to the right, blunting what many consider his opponents’ most effective tool against administration policies.
By David Crary, Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
The Trump administration's family planning rule is part of a series of efforts to remake government policy on reproductive health.
By Andrew DeMillo, Associated Press
The clinic director of Little Rock Family Planning Services said during a hearing that the facility has only one physician who complies with the requirement that doctors performing abortions be board-certified or board-eligible in obstetrics and gynecology.
In our news wrap Tuesday, Army Sec. Mark Esper criticized Turkey’s purchase of Russian-made air defenses during his Senate confirmation hearing for defense secretary. Esper called the NATO ally’s decision “very disappointing.” Also, federally funded family planning clinics can no…
By David Crary, Associated Press
Dr. Leana Wen said the board ended her employment at a secret meeting.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration says, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hailed by religious conservatives and denounced by medical organizations and women's rights groups.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The commission is part of the Trump administration's review the role of human rights in American foreign policy and is expected to elevate concerns about religious freedom and abortion.
More than 35 U.S. states have laws classifying a fetus as a victim in a homicide or an assault. Those laws can result in criminal charges against pregnant women, as highlighted by a recent Alabama case involving a woman whose…
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