Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Don't miss
Home (page 9)

Tag Archives: abortion

Illinois adult-notice abortion law upheld

The law, which includes exceptions for emergencies, abuse and minors accompanied by people entitled to the notice, was passed by the Legislature in 1995 and has been subject to state and federal court litigation since.

Read More »

Planned Parenthood sues over ballot items

Planned Parenthood sued the state this week protesting two ballot initiatives proposed by anti-abortion, anti-stem cell funding groups. One ballot initiative would restrict state funding for any hospitals or research institutions that perform medically unnecessary abortions or conduct stem cell research. The other initiative creates a new definition of "person," saying the term shall be applied to "every human being from the beginning of the biological development of that human being." The proposals are slated to appear on 2010 ballots.

Read More »

State appellate court won’t rule on abortion clinic law

A state appeals court said it will not “needlessly insert” itself into a federal lawsuit challenging a Missouri statute regulating abortion clinics. The decision likely leaves Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri’s lawsuit of the hands of the U.S. District ...

Read More »