Their effort seems likely to fail in the Democratic-controlled House, where Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has refused to allow a vote on the bill. But Republicans hope it will be politically damaging for Democrats from moderate districts who oppose the…
By Ben Nadler, Associated Press
The ultimate goal for many lawmakers and anti-abortion activists is to get a case in front of the U.S. Supreme Court to challenge its 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling.
By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press
The Republican governor is scheduled to sign a bill Thursday to outlaw most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, about six weeks into pregnancy.
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.
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