The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from Wisconsin seeking to put in place restrictions on abortion clinics that were struck down by lower courts.Read More »
Oklahoma lawmakers have moved to effectively ban abortion in their state by making it a felony for doctors to perform the procedure, an effort the bill's sponsor said Thursday is aimed at ultimately overturning the U.S. Supreme Court's 1973 decision legalizing abortion nationwide.
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The Wisconsin Attorney General is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the 7th Circuit Court of Appeal’s decision invalidating a state law that had required abortion doctors to obtain hospital-admitting privileges to continue their practice.Read More »
A federal appeals court panel heard arguments Thursday over a Wisconsin law requiring doctors who provide abortions to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, with the presiding judge saying there is "not a rational basis" for the requirement.Read More »
A federal judge on Friday struck down a Wisconsin law requiring doctors performing abortions to get hospital admitting privileges, ruling that any benefits to women's health from the requirement are "substantially outweighed" by restricting women's access to abortion.Read More »