A federal judge is indicating that he is likely to block a Mississippi law that will ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected... ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Judge: Mississippi 6-week abortion ban 'smacks of defiance'  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
A federal judge who struck down Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban last year says the state's lawmakers defied his ruling by passing a new law that sets the ban even earlier more
US judge to consider blocking new Mississippi abortion law  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
A federal judge preparing to hear arguments about a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, about six weeks into pregnancy more
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'Here we go again': Judge blocks Mississippi abortion ban  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
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Mississippi 6-week abortion ban heads to federal court  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
A federal judge who struck down Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts the ban even earlier more
Federal lawsuit filed to block Alabama's new abortion ban  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state more
Judge rejects Indiana AG's bid to block abortion clinic  ABC NEWS · 6 days
A federal judge has rejected an attempt by Indiana's attorney general to prevent an abortion clinic from opening in northern Indiana more
Rallies for and against abortion fire up around the South  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Abortion opponents rally at the Alabama Capitol, savoring victory after the governor signed the nation's most stringent abortion ban into law last week more
Illinois governor signs law expanding access to abortion  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed sweeping abortion protections into law that establish women's access to the procedure as a "fundamental right" more
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Mississippi seeks seafood disaster amid spillway complaints  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Mississippi's governor wants the federal government to declare a fisheries disaster as freshwater from a Mississippi River spillway gushes into what's normally a partly salty estuary, killing countless oysters and crabs. more
Oklahoma judge wants more answers on $85M opioid settlement  ABC NEWS · 6 days
An Oklahoma judge is declining to sign off on the state's proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid maker until he's assured the deal complies with a recently passed law... more
The Latest: ACLU petition aims to stop Missouri abortion law  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The ACLU of Missouri is seeking a statewide vote on a new law that will ban most abortions starting at eight weeks of pregnancy more
Republican governor signs bill protecting abortion rights  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Vermont's Republican governor has signed a bill into law that protects a woman's access to abortion services more
Louisiana's Democratic governor signs abortion ban into law  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Louisiana's Democratic governor has signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, a move that has provoked anger from members of his own party more
Indiana fetal remains law could boost costs for abortions  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Planned Parenthood officials expect abortions in Indiana will become more costly and face more complicated regulations following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding a state law requiring burial or cremation... more
Gov: Abortion ban shows Alabama values 'sanctity of life'  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Alabama's governor says the state's new abortion ban she recently signed into law reflects how much state residents value the "sanctity of life," expects no protest fallout on tourism and... more
Abortion clinic asks full appeals court to rehear case  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
A Kentucky abortion clinic is asking a full federal appeals court to rehear an appeal in the case of a state law that requires doctors to perform ultrasounds and show... more
Arguments over rape and incest divide abortion opponents  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Rifts widens in anti-abortion movement over whether state abortion bans should include exception for victims of rape and incest. more
Across US, activists protest new wave of abortion bans  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Abortion rights supporters are holding rallies at the U.S. Supreme Court, statehouses and other sites across the nation to oppose the wave of tough abortion bans being enacted this year... more
Nevada lawmakers close to repealing tough abortion rules  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Nevada lawmakers are bucking a national trend of anti-abortion laws by voting to repeal requirements that physicians document a pregnant woman's marital status and tell her about the "emotional implications" of an... more
Illinois to expand abortion rights as other states restrict  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The Illinois House adopted protections for abortion on Tuesday as Democrats fire back at steep curbs in other states which conservatives hope will land the issue in a U.S. Supreme... more
Illinois may expand abortion rights as other states restrict  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The Illinois House adopted protections for abortion on Tuesday as Democrats fire back at steep curbs in other states which conservatives hope will land the issue in a U.S. Supreme... more
At abortion clinics, new laws sow confusion, uncertainty  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Abortion providers say the flurry of recent state laws restricting abortion has emboldened protesters outside their clinics and created uncertainty about their ability to recruit new doctors and in some cases, even... more
Oklahoma governor, GOP leaders: drug settlement violates law  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Oklahoma's governor and Republican legislative leaders are raising concerns about the state's proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid manufacturer that has yet to be approved by a judge more
What closing Missouri’s last abortion clinic will mean for neighboring states  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
As the last abortion clinic in Missouri warned that it will have to stop providing the procedure as soon as Friday, abortion providers in surrounding states... more
Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ The state of the abortion debate — a deep dive  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Abortion is one of the hottest political issues of 2019. With a newly configured Supreme Court, which many... more
Missouri election head rejects petition for vote on abortion  ABC NEWS · 5 days
Missouri's top election official has rejected a third petition for a public vote on a new law banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy more
Maine making public, private insurers cover abortions  ABC NEWS · 4 days
A bill requiring public and private insurance companies to cover abortion is now law in Maine more
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