Abortion

White House tears up Arizona court's 'backwards' ruling on abortion ban

White House tears up Arizona court’s ‘backwards’ ruling on abortion ban

The White House on Saturday tore up an Arizona court ruling reinstating a near-total ban on abortion dating back to 1864. Driving the news: “The potential consequences of this decision are catastrophic, dangerous and unacceptable,” White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said in a statement. A Pima County judge ruled on Friday that the ban, …

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Biden's abortion policy angers GOP as Democrats demand more action

Biden’s abortion policy angers GOP as Democrats demand more action

September July 24, 2022 at 9:38 a.m. ET Listen to the article (2 minutes) Three months after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the Biden administration has taken a series of steps to protect access to abortion that has angered opponents of legalized abortion and left supporters urging the federal government to do …

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Arizona judge rules 19th-century abortion ban can go into effect

Arizona judge rules 19th-century abortion ban can go into effect

Republican Attorney General Mark Brnovich, who in July filed a petition asking the court to allow the law to take effect, welcomed the court’s decision. in a tweet Friday. “We commend the court for upholding the will of the legislature and for bringing clarity and consistency to this important issue,” he said. And after: Abortion …

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White House unloads on Lindsey Graham abortion ban

White House unloads on Lindsey Graham abortion ban

Democrats are stepping up their efforts to represent Sen. Lindsey Graham has proposed a nationwide 15-week abortion ban as a de facto criminalization of some forms of reproductive health care. Driving the news: The White House Gender Policy Council said in a memo obtained by Axios that the ban would “create a nationwide health crisis” …

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DOJ: States Cannot Penalize VA Employees for Providing Federally Authorized Abortion Services

DOJ: States Cannot Penalize VA Employees for Providing Federally Authorized Abortion Services

A Department of Justice statement released Wednesday confirmed that states cannot penalize Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) employees for facilitating abortions authorized by federal law. The Justice Department statement upheld a rule issued by the VA last week that would allow its employees access to abortion in cases of rape, incest or danger to the …

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IU School of Medicine Adjusts OB-GYN Residency Program After Abortion Ban

IU School of Medicine Adjusts OB-GYN Residency Program After Abortion Ban

Due to the ban, the IU School of Medicine is sending residents to hospitals in Illinois. INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana University School of Medicine is already feeling the effects of the state’s abortion ban. “We have already been in rapid planning mode to determine how this is going to affect our patient care as well as …

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Minnesota doctor PAC supports the governor.  Walz for re-election in an unconventional move

Minnesota doctor PAC supports the governor. Walz for re-election in an unconventional move

The Minnesota Medical Association’s PAC endorsed the governor. Tim Walz (D) in his campaign for re-election, in an unconventional move for the organization. “During his four years at the helm of Minnesota, Gov. Walz has demonstrated his alignment with our core values ​​of respect, honesty, and support for science and public health,” the chairman of …

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Changing abortion policies are forcing states to scramble

Changing abortion policies are forcing states to scramble

Indiana’s seven abortion clinics lost their licenses Thursday under the state’s new law, which allows abortions only in hospitals or hospital-owned outpatient surgical centers. More than 98% of abortions in the state were performed at these clinics in 2021. State abortion clinics told The Associated Press they would remain open to refer patients out of …

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