Oklahoma governor signs the nation’s strictest abortion ban

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt on Wednesday signed into law the nation’s strictest abortion ban, making the state the first in the nation to effectively end availability of the procedure. State lawmakers approved the ban enforced by civil lawsuits rather than criminal prosecution, similar to a Texas law that was passed last year. … Read more

Planned Parenthood to step in if North Dakota clinic closes

Planned Parenthood says it will offer abortion services at its clinic in Moorhead, Minnesota, if North Dakota’s only abortion clinic does not quickly relocate from Fargo should the U.S. Supreme Court overturn Roe v By DAVE KOLPACK Associated Press May 23, 2022, 10:52 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article … Read more

Judge suspends Michigan’s dormant 1931 abortion ban

A judge has suspended Michigan’s dormant ban on abortion, saying it likely violates the state constitution By ED WHITE Associated Press May 17, 2022, 10:49 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article DETROIT — A judge on Tuesday suspended Michigan’s dormant, decades-old ban on abortion, which means the procedure would … Read more

Clarence Thomas says abortion leak has changed Supreme Court

Justice Clarence Thomas says that the Supreme Court has been changed by the shocking leak of a draft opinion earlier this month By JESSICA GRESKO Associated Press May 14, 2022, 6:10 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WASHINGTON — Justice Clarence Thomas says the Supreme Court has been changed … Read more

Senate passes bill to boost security for Supreme Court

The Senate has passed legislation to beef up security for Supreme Court justices By MARY CLARE JALONICK and LISA MASCARO Associated Press May 10, 2022, 2:41 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WASHINGTON — The Senate passed legislation Monday to beef up security for Supreme Court justices, ensuring they … Read more

Court leak is catnip for those who love a juicy DC whodunit

WASHINGTON — Washington loves a whodunit. And the latest one comes with the stunning plot twist of a leak from the famously buttoned-up Supreme Court. The publication this past week of a draft opinion that said Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision establishing a constitutional right to abortion in the United States, was wrong … Read more

Schumer vows abortion law vote, but not filibuster changes

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer angrily denounced as an “abomination” the Supreme Court’s leaked draft decision that would overturn the nation’s landmark Roe v By LISA MASCARO AP Congressional Correspondent May 3, 2022, 3:46 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer angrily denounced … Read more

Oklahoma House sends Texas-style abortion ban to governor

The Oklahoma House has given final approval to a Texas-style abortion ban that prohibits abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy By SEAN MURPHY Associated Press Writer April 28, 2022, 8:58 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma House gave final approval on Thursday to … Read more

Oklahoma governor signs bill to make abortion illegal

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed into law a bill making it a felony to perform an abortion, punishable by up to 10 years in prison By SEAN MURPHY Associated Press April 12, 2022, 3:39 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed … Read more

Woman faces Texas murder charge after self-induced abortion

RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas — A 26-year-old woman has been charged with murder in Texas after authorities said she caused “the death of an individual by self-induced abortion,” in a state that has the most restrictive abortion laws in the U.S. It’s unclear whether Lizelle Herrera is accused of having an abortion or whether she … Read more

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