Missouri to be first state in country without abortion clinic

U.S. 05/28/19, 11:24

Missouri's only abortion clinic could be closed by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its license, Planned Parenthood officials said Tuesday. Planned Parenthood officials said in a teleconference that the current license for the ...

Federal lawsuit filed to block Alabama’s new abortion ban

U.S. 05/24/19, 09:18

A federal lawsuit filed Friday asks a judge to block an Alabama law that outlaws almost all abortions, the most far-reaching attempt by a conservative state to seek new restrictions on the procedure.The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood ...

Lawsuit filed to stop Ohio abortion ban after 1st heartbeat

U.S. 05/15/19, 13:33

Planned Parenthood and abortion clinics sued Wednesday to thwart Ohio's latest and most restrictive abortion law, an anticipated move that's part of a national anti-abortion strategy to challenge the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.The lawsuit is similar to legal fights ...

Planned Parenthood funding in Texas at stake in hearing

U.S. 05/14/19, 10:08

A federal appeals court is about to again take up the issue of whether and how states can cut off federal Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood. A federal district judge blocked Texas' effort to stop Planned Parenthood funding in 2017. But ...

Lawmaker’s actions outside clinic spur anti-abortion rally

U.S. 05/10/19, 10:57

Hundreds of anti-abortion protesters are rallying outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Philadelphia in response to a state legislator's recent treatment of demonstrators at the site.A group called Live Action organized "Pro-Life Rally Against Bullying" on Friday to draw attention ...

Lawmaker vows to ‘do better’ after abortion clinic video

U.S. 05/07/19, 16:26

A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who's drawn criticism for a recording of himself berating an anti-abortion demonstrator outside a Planned Parenthood clinic is promising to "do better."Democratic state Rep. Brian Sims on Tuesday posted a two-minute video on Twitter, saying that ...

Planned Parenthood sues over Arizona abortion laws

Health 04/11/19, 18:30

Abortion rights groups filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging Arizona laws they say unnecessarily restrict access to the procedures and leave most rural areas without clinics.The legal action by Planned Parenthood Arizona targets laws that prohibit anyone other than a physician ...

Lawsuit challenges Utah ban on abortions after 18 weeks

Health 04/10/19, 14:46

Abortion rights groups filed a lawsuit Wednesday challenging the constitutionality of a new Utah law banning most abortions after 18 weeks of gestation, following through on a vow made when lawmakers considered the measure during this year's legislative session.The law ...

Supreme Court nixes anti-abortion group’s appeal over videos

U.S. 04/01/19, 08:51

The Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from an anti-abortion group that surreptitiously recorded Planned Parenthood employees. The justices joined lower courts Monday in allowing Planned Parenthood's racketeering and other claims against the Center for Medical Progress to proceed. Two members of ...

Utah bans abortions after 18 weeks, teeing up legal showdown

U.S. 03/26/19, 12:42

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has signed a law banning most abortions after 18 weeks of gestation, setting the stage for a legal showdown. Though the Republican governor said the measure signed late Monday strikes a balance, opponents said it is unconstitutional ...

Ohio cuts funding for Planned Parenthood after court OK

Health 03/22/19, 15:37

The Ohio Department of Health is ending grants and contracts that send money to Planned Parenthood after a divided federal appeals court upheld a state anti-abortion law that blocks public money for the group.The department notified recipients and contractors Thursday ...

Update: Planned Parenthood blasts federal ruling

Health 03/12/19, 14:28

The Latest on a federal court ruling approving an Ohio anti-abortion law on funding (all times local):3:25 p.m.Leaders of Planned Parenthood are voicing outrage against a federal appeals court ruling upholding an Ohio anti-abortion law that blocks public money for ...

Federal appeals court OKs Ohio law aimed at abortion funding

Politics 03/12/19, 12:56

A divided federal appeals court Tuesday upheld an Ohio anti-abortion law that blocks public money for Planned Parenthood. The full 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower federal court ruling. The Ohio law targeted funding that Planned Parenthood receives ...

California sues over abortion rule; other states to follow

U.S. 03/04/19, 16:06

California and several other Democratic-led states announced they were challenging the Trump administration's effort to set up obstacles for women seeking abortions, including barring taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring patients to abortion providers. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Monday ...

Man charged with setting fire to Planned Parenthood clinic

U.S. 03/04/19, 15:15

A 42-year-old Columbia, Missouri, man has been charged with trying to burn down a local Planned Parenthood clinic last month, federal prosecutors said Monday.Wesley Brian Kaster was arrested Saturday after investigators searched his vehicle and found evidence linking him to ...

Trump’s protect life rule is good news for America

Opinion 02/27/19, 21:51

The Trump administration has taken another critically important step in strengthening the moral health of our nation, and hence our future. The Department of Health and Human Services has issued the Protect Life Rule, stopping the flow of Title X federal ...

Iowa governor opts not to appeal fetal heartbeat law ruling

U.S. 02/18/19, 20:21

Iowa's governor said Monday she decided against appealing a judge's ruling last month that struck down Iowa's "fetal heartbeat" abortion law, which would have been the most restrictive anti-abortion law in the nation. Gov. Kim Reynolds called it an extremely difficult ...

Pair who secretly filmed Planned Parenthood fight charges

U.S. 02/11/19, 15:50

Planned Parenthood has made an unusual legal demand to join California's criminal prosecution of two anti-abortion activists charged with invasion of privacy for secretly making videos as they tried to buy fetal material from the organization.A judge in San Francisco ...

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