The bill before the GOP-dominated Alabama Senate would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The decision overrules a 40-year precedent and perhaps foreshadows an argument over the viability of other high court decisions.
By Russ Bynum, Associated Press
State governments are on a course to virtually eliminate abortion access in large chunks of the Deep South and Midwest.
By Kim Chandler, Associated Press
Anger erupted in the state Senate when some Republicans stripped exceptions for rape and incest from the bill.
In our Tuesday news wrap, the Trump administration intensified its resistance to investigations by congressional Democrats, instructing former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena. Meanwhile, uncertainty over U.S.-China trade negotiations sent Wall Street stocks plummeting. The Dow…
President Trump intends to expand rules that allow health care workers to opt out of participating in certain services on religious or moral grounds. While conservatives celebrated what they call “conscience protections,” LGBTQ and women’s advocates warned the change would…
By John Hanna, Associated Press
Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly vetoed a bill requiring abortion providers to tell patients about a disputed treatment to stop a medication abortion after it's been started.
By Gene Johnson, Associated Press
Judge Stanley Bastian in Yakima blocked new Trump administration rules that could cut off federal funding for health care providers who refer patients for an abortion.
By Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press
The ruling comes as the state's ban of abortions in cases involving a Down Syndrome diagnosis also is before the courts, and the ACLU plans a court challenge to a heartbeat abortion ban signed last week.
By Associated Press
Doctors say a fetal heartbeat can be detected as early as five weeks into pregnancy, before many women know they are pregnant.
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