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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)
Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to Kentucky abortion ultrasound law
The US Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a Kentucky law that requires a pregnant individual to receive an ultrasound before having an abortion. This means that the law, which was upheld by the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, will (More)
Federal appeals court denies Wisconsin legislature's move to intervene in abortion challenge
The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Thursday affirmed the district court's denial of the Wisconsin legislature's motion to intervene in a Planned Parenthood lawsuit to challenge state abortion regulations.Planned Parenthood of Wisc (More)
Federal district court blocks Alabama abortion law
The Federal District Court for the Middle District of Alabama granted a preliminary injunction on Tuesday blocking the enforcement of the Alabama Human Life Protection Act.Alabama Governor Kay Ivy signed the act in May, banning nearly all abortio (More)
Federal appeals court upholds Pittsburgh abortion clinic 'buffer zones'
The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Court on Friday unanimously ruled that a Pittsburgh ordinance that creates a 15-foot "buffer zone" outside of any hospital entrance where demonstrations may not take place is constitutional.The case w (More)