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May 27, 2015

The Federal Appeals Court for the 8th Circuit blocked an Arkansas law that bans abortion after 12 weeks of pregnancy. The case was filed by two doctors on their own and their patients' behalf. The...

May 26, 2015

A law prohibiting abortions 20 weeks after conception took effect on May 26 in West Virginia, despite Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin twice vetoing the ban. Jennifer Meinig, executive director of the...

May 22, 2015

In February 2015, Illinois Representative Terri Bryant introduced an unconstitutional 20 week ban on abortion. The bill would ban all abortions at 20 weeks after a woman’s last menstrual period...

May 3, 2015

The number of abortion providers in Ohio has severely declined by about half, amidst many new restrictive laws passed over the last four years. Correspondingly, the number of the procedures also...

April 7, 2015
New laws in Arkansas and Arizona require doctors to inform women that medical abortions can be “reversed” mid-procedure, a claim that is argued against by abortion-rights groups and many...

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