Texas Abortion Law Has Ramifications In Upcoming Pennsylvania Elections, Both Sides SayThe split decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to allow a Texas law that essentially bans abortion in that state has brought strong reactions.
Ohio City Bans Abortions, Declares Itself 'A Sanctuary City For The Unborn'A city in Ohio has banned abortions, declaring itself “a sanctuary city for the unborn."
Bills To Restrict Abortion Rights Advanced In PennsylvaniaPennsylvania’s Legislature began to advance bills to restrict abortion rights. One seeks to restrict abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat and another would prohibit an abortion on the basis of a Down syndrome diagnosis.
Planned Parenthood Sues Over Ohio Telemedicine Abortion BanPlanned Parenthood has sued to block an Ohio law banning the use of telemedicine for medication abortions as unconstitutional.
Pennsylvania Court Again Backs Limits On Abortion CoveragePlanned Parenthood and other operators of abortion clinics lost in court on Friday in their bid to reverse a decades-old Pennsylvania court decision upholding limits on the use of state Medicaid dollars to cover the cost of abortions.
Ohio Sued Over Law Requiring Burial Of Aborted Fetal RemainsAbortion clinics in Ohio sued to block a state law requiring that fetal remains from surgical abortions be cremated or buried.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine Signs Bill Requiring Fetal Remains From Surgical Abortions Be Cremated Or BuriedOhio Gov. Mike DeWine has signed a bill into law requiring that fetal remains from surgical abortions be cremated or buried.
Ohio Court Rules Abortions Can Continue Amid Coronavirus PandemicOhio court rules abortions can continue amid coronavirus pandemic.
Bill Would Ban Abortion In Ohio If Supreme Court Overturns Roe V. WadeA state lawmaker has proposed legislation that would ban abortion in Ohio if the Supreme Court overturns the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.
West Virginia House Passes ‘Born Alive’ Abortion Bill Despite QuestionsThe West Virginia House of Delegates approved a bill that would penalize physicians who don’t provide medical care to a baby born after an abortion attempt.
State Senate Passes Down Syndrome Abortion Ban BillPennsylvania's Senate is taking up debate on a bill to outlaw abortions because of a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome, although it faces a veto on Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's desk.
Two Pennsylvania Lawmakers Introduce 'Heartbeat Bill'Two state lawmakers have introduced a "heartbeat bill" that would ban abortions if a heartbeat is detected.
2 Pennsylvania Lawmakers Plan To Introduce Heartbeat BillRepublican Senators Doug Mastriano and Stephanie Borowicz of Central Pennsylvania plan to propose legislation that forbids doctors from performing an abortion if a fetal heartbeat is detected.
Court Upholds Abortion Clinic 15-Foot Buffer, OKs 'Peaceful' ContactA federal appeals court is upholding a Pittsburgh ordinance that creates a 15-foot buffer zone against protests outside abortion clinics and is also allowing "sidewalk counseling" within that zone.
Ruling Leaves Ohio Ban On Down Syndrome Abortions On HoldA federal appeals court has upheld a judge's decision to put on hold an Ohio law prohibiting doctors from performing abortions based on a fetal diagnosis of Down syndrome.