The House voted unanimously Thursday that special counsel Robert Mueller's forthcoming report must be made public. The non-binding resolution is intended to pressure Attorney General William Barr to release as much information as possible, but it's unclear if the Senate…
By Andrew DeMillo, Associated Press
The 18-week bans would be the strictest in the country if enacted.
By David Crary, Associated Press
The new rule, announced last week by the Department of Health and Human Services, would prohibit family planning clinics funded by the federal Title X program from making abortion referrals — a provision that critics denounce as a "gag rule."…
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
The Republican bill that would have threatened prison for doctors who don't try saving the life of infants born alive during abortions.
The Trump administration intends to limit the Title X program that provides birth control and other reproductive health services. Under the new restrictions, any clinic accepting federal funds would be prevented from performing abortions -- or referring women to other…
Under a new rule proposed by the Trump administration, family-planning clinics that receive federal funds through Title X would be prevented from referring women to other providers for abortions. One organization that would be affected is Planned Parenthood, whose president,…
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
The administration plan also would prohibit federally funded family planning clinics from being housed in the same location as abortion providers.
In our Friday news wrap, the Supreme Court has temporarily blocked a Louisiana law that would have required abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, which abortion rights advocates say is an effort to shut down clinics. Meanwhile,…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
Chief Justice John Roberts joined the court's four liberals in putting a hold on the law, pending a full review of the case.
By Rick Callahan, Associated Press
Planned Parenthood's affiliate overseeing Hawaii and three western states announced Friday that it was adding Indiana and Kentucky, a first-of-its-kind consolidation based not on geography but on reallocating resources to fight new abortion restrictions in the Midwest and South.
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