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Lambda Legal Responds to Supreme Court Abortion Decision

Lambda Legal Responds to Supreme Court Abortion Decision

Jun 30
"Once again, our nation's highest Court has said that states cannot defy its precedent and interfere with patients' agency over their own bodies," said Camilla B. Taylor, Lambda Legal's Director of Constitutional Litigation.

Agreement Bars Ad Firm from Targeting Women Entering Clinics

By Bob Salsberg | Apr 7
A settlement with a digital advertising company bars the firm from using a technology called geofencing to direct anti-abortion messages toward women entering reproductive health facilities in Massachusetts.

Arkansas Considers Banning 'Sex-Selection' Abortions

Feb 13
Arkansas would become the eighth state to ban abortions based solely on whether a woman wants to have a girl or a boy under a measure a House panel approved Thursday that is part of a Republican agenda.

Arkansas Doctors Could be Sued Over Banned Abortion Method

By Andrew DeMillo | Feb 12
Does an Arkansas law allow husbands to sue doctors to prevent their wives from undergoing a newly banned abortion procedure? Abortion opponents say no, and a group preparing to challenge the ban says it's theoretically possible but unlikely.

Polish Women Hail Victory in Abortion Standoff and Seek More

By Vanessa Gera | Oct 8
Polish women are declaring victory in a dramatic showdown that pitted them against an anti-abortion group and the conservative government this week.

Judge Definitively Blocks Florida Abortion Law

Aug 20
A federal judge on Thursday definitively blocked a Florida abortion law to prevent state funds from going to organizations that provide abortions.

FDA: Women Can Take Abortion Pill Later; Pare Clinic Visits

By Sean Murphy | Apr 2
Women will be able to take the so-called abortion pill later in a pregnancy and with fewer doctor visits under a new federal label for the drug that undermines several state laws aimed at restricting medical abortions.

State-By-State Strategy Wielded to Defund Planned Parenthood

By David Crary | Mar 29
Though congressional Republicans' bid to defund Planned Parenthood was vetoed by President Barack Obama, anti-abortion activists and politicians are achieving a growing portion of their goal with an aggressive state-by-state strategy.

Supreme Court Puts Hold on Louisiana Abortion Clinic Law

Mar 4
The Supreme Court has blocked enforcement of a Louisiana law that could force all but one of the state's abortion clinics to close, a sign that a similar law in Texas also could be in peril.

Group: Ruling May Leave Louisiana with 1 Abortion Clinic

By Cain Burdeau | Feb 28
Abortion services in Louisiana will be restricted to one clinic in New Orleans unless the U.S. Supreme Court reverses an appellate court ruling, an abortion rights group said.

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