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Indiana AG files Supreme Court brief arguing states can deny Medicaid status to abortion clinics
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill filed an amicus brief with the US Supreme Court Thursday arguing that states have the authority to deny abortion clinics the label of Medicaid providers. Hill the attorneys general from 18 other states are ask (More)
Federal judge blocks Tennessee order to limit surgical abortions during COVID-19
A federal judge on Friday blocked Tennessee Governor Bill Lee's executive order to limit surgical abortions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Abortion providers, Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit after Lee promulgate (More)
Kentucky lawmakers approve bill to expand AG's power to regulate abortion
Republican lawmakers in Kentucky moved on Wednesday to pass House Bill 451, which would expand the power of Kentucky's attorney general to seek civil and criminal penalties for violations relating to abortions and abortion facilities. The move places (More)
Federal courts block Texas, Oklahoma, Alabama abortion bans during pandemic
Federal appeals courts on Tuesday affirmed temporary lower court blocks on abortion bans issued in Oklahoma and Texas amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit blocked surgical abortions, but allowed medical abort (More)
Texas Planned Parenthood asks Supreme Court to allow medication abortions
Planned Parenthood and abortion providers in Texas on Sunday appealed a federal court decision to the US Supreme Court, asking the court to allow medication abortions pending a full appeal. This case arises from a March 22 executive order by Texas (More)
Federal appeals court temporarily permits Texas executive order banning most abortions during COVID-19 pandemic
The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit overruled a decision by the District Court for the Western District of Texas on Tuesday, instead allowing executive order GA-09 by Texas Governor Greg Abbott banning most abortions to preserve medical sup (More)
Federal judges temporarily block Texas, Alabama, Ohio from enforcing COVID-19 abortion bans
Federal judges on Monday temporarily blocked Texas, Alabama and Ohio from enforcing COVID-19 abortion bans for the duration of the lawsuits. On March 22, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order that: applies throughout the State and (More)
Texas and Ohio call abortions non-essential amid COVID-19 pandemic
Texas Governor Greg Abbott released an executive order banning all "non-essential and elective" surgeries to preserve medical supplies to fight COVID-19 on Sunday evening, and Attorney General Ken Paxton issued an order on Monday declaring that abort (More)
Trump administration sued over abortion billing regulation
Planned Parenthood of Maryland and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block a Trump administration rule they claim is designed to make insurance companies stop covering abortions. According to the filing, the Separate-Bi (More)
Republican members of Congress urge the Supreme Court to overturn landmark abortion decisions
More than 200 Republican members of Congress and two Democrats filed an amicus curiae brief on Thursday urging the Supreme Court to overturn its decision in the landmark abortion cases Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. The brief argues (More)
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