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Planned Parenthood

Dec 10, 2018

Justices won’t hear states’ appeal over Planned Parenthood

The Supreme Court on Monday avoided a possibly incendiary case by rejecting appeals from Kansas and Louisiana in their attempts to strip Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood.

Oct 17, 2017

Bill bars UW employees from working at Planned Parenthood

University of Wisconsin employees would no longer be allowed to work part-time at Planned Parenthood under a bill supported by anti-abortion advocates that's up for a public hearing.

Aug 16, 2017

Federal court: Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood money

A federal appeals court panel ruled on Wednesday that Arkansas can block Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood, two years after the state ended its contract with the group over videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion group.

Aug 22, 2016

Planned Parenthood to no longer offer abortions in Appleton (UPDATE)

Planned Parenthood said Monday that it won't reopen its abortion clinic in Appleton because the facility can't meet stricter security protocols the organization adopted after the deadly attack on one of its clinics in Colorado last year.

Nov 24, 2015

Federal court rules state’s abortion law unconstitutional

A Wisconsin law that requires abortion providers to get admitting privileges at nearby hospitals is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court panel ruled Monday.

Mar 21, 2015

Judge rules state’s abortion restriction unconstitutional

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.

Jul 17, 2014

Judge Niess clarifies medical abortion law (UPDATE)

A Dane County circuit court judge ruled Thursday that doctors do not have to be present when a woman takes drugs prescribed for a medical abortion, a decision that allows the practice to continue in Wisconsin.

Jun 26, 2014

High court voids 35-foot abortion clinic buffer in Mass. (UPDATE)

The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously struck down the 35-foot protest-free zone outside abortion clinics in Massachusetts Thursday, declaring it an unconstitutional restraint on the free-speech rights of protesters.

May 30, 2014

Judge says he’s uncomfortable with abortion law (UPDATE)

A federal judge expressed concerns Friday that a Wisconsin law requiring abortion providers to get hospital admitting privileges is inflexible.

May 29, 2014

Judge, expert spar during Wis. abortion trial (UPDATE)

An unusual courtroom discussion between doctors in a federal trial to determine if Wisconsin's requirement that abortion providers have hospital admitting privileges can stand got off to a rocky start Thursday with the judge sparring verbally with one expert.

May 28, 2014

Woman, doctor testify for Wis. abortion law

A woman who says she needed emergency surgery following an abortion testified in federal court Wednesday that she felt abandoned, underscoring state attorneys' arguments that a Wisconsin law requiring abortion providers get hospital admitting privileges would ensure better care.

May 27, 2014

Doctor testifies in Wis. abortion law trial

Abortion providers tried to persuade a federal judge Tuesday that Wisconsin's law requiring abortion providers to have hospital admitting privileges is unnecessary, generates bureaucratic hoops for abortion clinics and creates delays for women seeking the procedures.


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