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Federal appeals court blocks Ohio Down syndrome abortion ban
The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit upheld a preliminary injunction on Friday, blocking an Ohio law that bans abortions after an indication that the unborn child has Down syndrome.Ohio law HB 214 prohibits any person from performing an (More)
Federal appeals court upholds ruling blocking Indiana minor abortion law
The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday upheld a district court's preliminary injunction of an Indiana law requiring parental notification when an unemancipated minor seeks an abortion.Indiana Code § 16-34-2-4(a) prevents a phy (More)
Federal judge blocks Missouri 8-week abortion ban
A judge for the US District Court for the Western District of Missouri on Tuesday blocked Missouri's 8-week abortion ban from going into effect.Missouri's governor signed the law in May of this year, making it illegal to for any pregnant individu (More)
Planned Parenthood withdraws from Title X
The acting president of Planned Parenthood on Monday announced Planned Parenthood's withdrawal from Title X, stating that the organization is continuing to fight President Donald Trump's gag rule rule in court.Title X funded clinics generally ser (More)
Planned Parenthood to withdraw from Title X if Ninth Circuit does not act
Planned Parenthood on Thursday issued a letter to the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit expressing the pressing need for emergency action to address an impending Title X deadline set by the Trump administration.Title X funds are set to be (More)
Federal appeals court finds Ohio must pay attorneys' fees in abortion suit
The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled Thursday that Ohio must pay $382,529.98 to cover attorneys' fees accrued by Planned Parenthood, the ACLU of Ohio and other organizations who challenged the state's abortion legislation.The suit (More)
Federal judge blocks enforcement of Ohio law that would ban abortion at six weeks
Judge Michael Barrett of the US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio signed an order on Wednesday that blocks Ohio from enforcing a new law that would have banned most abortions beginning as early as the sixth week of pregnancy.Senate (More)
Georgia sued over fetal heartbeat abortion ban
A coalition comprised of organizations including SisterSong Women of Color, Feminist Women's Health Center, and Planned Parenthood Southeast filed a lawsuit on Friday against Georgia's government officials.The complaint explains that House Bill 4 (More)
Planned Parenthood, ACLU challenge federal rule allowing religious health providers to refuse abortions
Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed separate lawsuits against the Department of Health and Human Services Tuesday to challenge their recent Final Conscience Rule that protects health workers from providing abortions (More)
Missouri judge issues injunction keeping state's only abortion clinic open
A Missouri judge on Monday issued a preliminary injunction allowing the state's only abortion clinic to keep operating before the court makes an official decision on the facility's license.Planned Parenthood sued Missouri two weeks ago after stat (More)