Indiana doctor reprimanded for speaking publicly about 10-year-old girl's abortion
A medical board voted that Dr. Caitlin Bernard didn’t follow privacy laws when she told a newspaper reporter about the girl’s treatment in a case that gained attention in the national abortion debate.
Abortion providers scramble amid 'decimation' of access in US South
Providers have had to quickly determine how to comply with the pending laws amid the "decimation of abortion access across the South."
Indiana doctor who provided abortion for 10-year-old girl to face discipline hearing
The hearing comes after Indiana's attorney general accused Dr. Caitlin Bernard of violating state law by not reporting the girl’s child abuse to police and federal patient privacy laws by telling a newspaper reporter about the girl’s treatment.
Nebraska woman pleads guilty to burning and concealing fetus after taking medication to end pregnancy
A Nebraska woman has pleaded guilty to burning and concealing a fetus after she took medication to end her pregnancy when she was more than 20 weeks along.
Nebraska governor signs abortion ban, restrictions on gender-affirming care for minors
Under the law signed by Gov. Jim Pillen, the abortion ban starts immediately, and restrictions on gender-affirming care begins on Oct. 1.
Video shows protester punch officer after lawmakers pass restrictions on abortion, gender-affirming care
Video shows a protester punch a Nebraska State Patrol officer after lawmakers approved a 12-week abortion ban and restrictions on gender-affirming care for minors.
Mifepristone abortion pill case moves to appeals court, on track for Supreme Court
Lawyers seeking to preserve pregnant women’s access to a drug used in the most common method of abortion got pushback Wednesday from appellate judges with a history of supporting abortion restrictions.
North Carolina 12-week abortion ban to become law after GOP legislators override governor’s veto
The vote comes as abortion rights in the U.S. faced another shift with lawmakers debating laws to limit abortion rights in South Carolina and Nebraska.
North Carolina GOP begins to override governor's veto on abortion ban bill
The vote came as abortion rights in the U.S. faced another tectonic shift with lawmakers debating laws to sharply limit abortion in North and South Carolina, two of the few remaining Southern states with relatively easy access.
3 appeals court judges who chipped away abortion rights to hear federal mifepristone appeal
The case involves a regulatory issue — whether the FDA's approval of abortion pill mifepristone, and subsequent actions making it easier to obtain, must be rolled back.
North Carolina governor vetoes abortion ban bill, prepares for possible override
In front of an exuberant crowd, North Carolina’s Democratic governor vetoed legislation Saturday that would have banned nearly all abortions in his state after 12 weeks of pregnancy.
Abortion clinics in Virginia, 2 other states sue to protect pill access
Abortion providers in three states filed a lawsuit Monday aimed at preserving access to the abortion pill mifepristone, even as the drug is threatened by a separate Texas lawsuit winding its way through U.S. court system.
Governor Moore signs law to 'safeguard' abortion rights in Maryland
Maryland Governor Wes Moore signed into law Wednesday a bill he says will “safeguard” abortion rights in the state. But opponents say the new governor and Democrats in the general assembly are going too far.
North Dakota adopts strict abortion ban after 6 weeks of pregnancy
North Dakota on Monday adopted one of the strictest anti-abortion laws in the country as Republican Gov. Doug Burgum signed legislation banning the procedure at six weeks of pregnancy, even in cases of rape or incest.
Supreme Court preserves access to abortion pill mifepristone for now
The Supreme Court has preserved women’s access to a drug used in the most common method of abortion, rejecting lower-court restrictions while a lawsuit continues.
The Supreme Court fight over abortion pill mifepristone: What's next?
What is mifepristone, how did this case get to the Supreme Court, and what could happen next? Here's what you need to know.
Supreme Court moves to temporarily extend access to abortion pill
The justices are still considering whether to allow restrictions on mifepristone to take effect while a legal challenge to the medication’s FDA approval continues. In an order signed by Justice Samuel Alito on Wednesday, the court indicated it will act by Friday night.
Abortion opponents urge Supreme Court to allow limits on abortion drug
Supreme Court justices are considering a request from the Biden administration and a New York-based drug company that manufactures the abortion drug mifepristone to delay lower-court rulings restricting its use.
Alexandria passes zoning change that will make it easier for abortion clinics to open
As abortion issues take center stage again, one local jurisdiction’s council passed a zoning change to make it easier for clinics to set up.
Supreme Court's abortion pill order spares safe havens for now
A U.S. Supreme Court order that keeps access to an abortion drug in place for now could be especially welcome in some safe haven states that would have been hit hard by restrictions.