A Louisiana law requiring doctors who perform abortions to obtain admitting privileges at a nearby hospital “is unconstitutional,” a majority of justices on the Supreme Court ruled Monday.
By Dan Cooney
Inside Mississippi's only abortion clinic, administrator Shannon Brewer has been fielding phone calls from women who want to know whether they can still terminate a pregnancy if they think they might be more than a few weeks along.
By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press
Alabama and Missouri enacted laws last week outlawing abortion under almost all circumstances, setting up a legal battle that may challenge Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark ruling on abortion. And in other political news this weekend, Michigan Republican Rep.
By PBS NewsHour
What the justices decide to do with these four cases could offer some hints as to the future of abortion rights in Chief Justice John Roberts’ court.
By Marcia Coyle
By Ben Nadler, Associated Press
During a rally at Georgia's state Capitol on Thursday, the New York senator criticized recent abortion bans signed into law in Mississippi, Kentucky, Ohio, Georgia and Alabama as "a nationwide assault on women's constitutional rights by ideological extremists."…
By Summer Ballentine, Associated Press
The bill needs at least one more vote of approval in the GOP-led House before it can go to Republican Gov. Mike Parson, who voiced support for it on Wednesday.
By Courtney Vinopal, Maea Lenei Buhre
A Louisiana bill banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected is the latest example of how abortion opponents and anti-abortion lawmakers across the country are pushing legislation that could prompt the highest court to reconsider Roe v. Wade.
By Scott Bauer, Associated Press
Democratic Gov. Tony Evers has promised to veto the measure, but the move comes as conservatives across the country push to end the constitutional right to abortion.
By Kim Chandler, Associated Press
State senators voted 25-6 for the bill that had overwhelmingly cleared the House of Representatives earlier this month. The legislation now goes to Gov. Kay Ivey, who will decide whether to sign the bill into law.
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