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 Gene Johnson, 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 David Crary, 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.
By Rick Callahan, Associated Press
The Supreme Court is avoiding a high-profile case by rejecting appeals from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to strip Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood over the dissenting votes of three justices.
By Associated Press
By Summer Ballentine, Associated Press
The only other clinic in the state that performs the procedure failed to adhere to new state requirements and its license expired.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, David Crary, Associated Press
Social and religious conservatives praise the administration for promoting "a culture of life." But women's-rights activists and some medical experts view the multi-pronged changes as a dangerous ideological shift that could increase unintended pregnancies and abortions.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The Supreme Court is allowing Arkansas to put in effect restrictions on how abortion pills are administered. Critics of a challenged state law say it could effectively end medication abortions in the state.
The White House proposed a plan to change the equation for abortion federal funding in the United States. Here's what that could mean for women's health nationwide…
By Bill Barrow and David Crary, Associated Press
The head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee suggested his group might help fund candidates who didn't support abortion rights.
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