Category: Abortion procedure

Governor Newsom signs bill to end abortion procedure

Gov. Gavin Newson signed a bill Tuesday in Sacramento that will end co-payment for abortion procedures and other out-of-pocket costs. According to Senate Bill 245, authored by Sen. Lena Gonzalez (D-Long Beach), health care plans or disability insurance policies will not be allowed to impose a deductible, coinsurance, co-payment or other similar sharing requirement. costs […]

Ky. Attorney General May Defend Ban on Abortion Procedure

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Republican attorney general of Kentucky can intervene to defend the state’s ban on a common abortion procedureallowing the case to proceed in lower federal courts. The 8-1 opinion was written by Associate Justice Samuel Alito. Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote a dissent. Kentucky Attorney General Daniel […]

Lawmakers announce the return of a bill that would end the Copays abortion procedure in California

A stalled Senate bill that would end co-payment for abortions in California was pushed back to become an active bill for the next session this week after the Supreme Court ruling do not block certain restrictions on abortion, Roe v. Wade may soon be canceled and the state recently announced it will be a sanctuary […]

Texas law banning common abortion procedure, dilation and evacuation upheld : NPR

The US 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans has ruled that Texas can ban a common second-trimester abortion procedure. Jonathan Bachman/AP hide caption toggle caption Jonathan Bachman/AP The US 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans has ruled that Texas can ban a common second-trimester abortion procedure. Jonathan Bachman/AP NEW ORLEANS — […]

Appeals court upholds Texas law banning abortion procedure

A federal appeals court in New Orleans has upheld a Texas law banning a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure Through KEVIN McGILL Associated Press August 19, 2021, 3:39 p.m. • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article NEW ORLEANS — A Texas law banning an abortion method commonly used to end second-trimester […]

Texas may ban common second-trimester abortion procedure, appeals court rules

Texas can limit access to the most common procedure used to terminate a second-trimester pregnancy, an appeals court ruled Wednesday, in a ruling likely to end in the U.S. Supreme Court. The decision paves the way for Texas to be the first state in the nation to impose such a ban. At issue is a […]

Federal appeals court upholds Texas ban on standard abortion procedure

A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a 2017 Texas law banning an abortion method widely considered standard procedure in second-trimester pregnancies, a decision that could eventually go to the Supreme Court. A majority of the judges of the 5th United States Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton […]

KS judge strikes down law banning abortion procedure

A Kansas anti-abortion law — which led to the landmark ruling that the state constitution protects the right to abortion — was formally struck down by a district court on Wednesday. A Shawnee County judge ruled that banning a procedure used during a woman’s second trimester did not meet the strict standards set by the […]

Texas loses bid to reinstate ban on second-trimester abortion procedure

Oct 13 (Reuters) – The state of Texas on Tuesday lost its bid in a U.S. appeals court to reinstate a law that would have effectively banned the most common abortion procedure used by doctors to terminate second-trimester pregnancies . A three-judge panel from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans sided […]

Texas attempt to ban common abortion procedure blocked by appeals court

Texas women can continue to access the the most common procedure used to terminate a second-trimester pregnancy, after a federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down a state law that would have restricted its use. The law would have required doctors to stop the heart of the fetus before performing a dilation and evacuation abortion […]

Senator Geist introduces bill to end abortion procedure

It’s only been a few days since the Nebraska Legislature resumed session and they’re already causing a buzz with controversial proposals. Earlier this week, Senator Suzanne Geist of Lincoln introduced LB 814 which seeks to ban dilation and evacuation abortions. The procedure also known as an in-clinic abortion is just one of the options women […]

Michigan Republicans set to bypass Whitmer and ban abortion procedure

LANSING — Michigan’s Republican-led legislature is likely to criminalize the most common form of second-trimester abortion early next year if initiated legislation reaches the Capitol. It would bypass Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer, who has promised a veto but would trigger a legal battle. Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield and Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey […]

Ohio Bill would require doctors to talk about controversial reverse abortion procedure

A Senate committee in Ohio is set to hear from opponents of a bill that would provide so-called “reverse abortions”. Chemical abortions require taking two pills 72 hours apart. Barry Sheets of the Right to Life Action Coalition of Ohio says abortions can be reversed before taking the second pill, especially when progesterone is prescribed […]

A Texas Abortion Procedure Ban Is Unnecessary, Theatrical, and Harmful to Women

No matter how often a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion is upheld by federal courts, there’s a state legislature somewhere trying to stop her from having one. Attacks on abortion rights have come in waves, as state legislatures dominated by anti-abortion lawmakers simultaneously pursue the same new legal schemes until they are blocked by […]

S’pore Redditor Shares Story of Her Abortion Procedure and Terrible Counseling Tips – Mothership.SG

We know there are a lot of strong feelings on the issue of abortion. Both camps, pro-life and pro-choice, are passionate about their cause. But more than sitting steadfastly behind fences and covering your ears, it might do some good to listen to the other side and try to see where it’s coming from. In […]

I traveled 491 miles to receive the abortion procedure I needed

Tweedall ended up terminating her pregnancy five days into the New Year on January 5, 2016. “It was the hardest thing of my entire life,” she says. Tweedall says after she returned to Tennessee, people kept trying to reassure her that what she had done “wasn’t an abortion.” “But I kept saying, ‘No, it is,’” […]

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