5th Circuit Court Upholds Texas ER Abortion Ban

Rejects the federal attempt to override state law. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled this week that federal guidance cannot override the Texas state law banning…

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Justice Department Allows USPS to Deliver Abortion Drugs

Officials say authority extends to states that have reduced access to abortions.  The Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel issued a legal opinion allowing the U.S. Postal Service…

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Justice Department Sues Idaho Over Abortion Ban

The state’s trigger law would take effect on August 25. The Justice Department filed a lawsuit against the state of Idaho on Tuesday, claiming that its new six-week…

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President Issues Another Executive Order on Abortion

The action would authorize the use of Medicaid to fund out-of-state abortions.  President Biden signed another executive order in the wake of the Supreme Court decision on Roe…

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Justice Kagan Warns Court About Public Confidence

She says the Supreme Court needs a connection to public sentiment.  Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan recently addressed court matters after the ruling last month that returned abortion…

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Judicial Act to Expand Court Introduced in House

A group of representatives cite prayer, gun control, and abortion as reasons for the legislation.  A group of eight members of the House of Representatives called for legislation…

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Over-the-Counter Birth Control Submitted to FDA

The review process will likely be completed by next year. French drugmaker HRA Pharma has submitted its hormone-based birth control Opill to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration…

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President Issues Executive Order on Abortion

Provides protections to abortion and contraception services. President Biden signed an executive order to strengthen abortion access in response to the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade last…

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Health Secretary Expresses Support for Reproductive Rights

The department will take steps to ensure access to abortion. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra spoke this past week about his department’s strategy in the…

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Administration Releases New HIPAA Guidelines over Abortion

Rules would expand privacy guidelines. President Biden’s administration released new patient privacy guidelines, seeking to clarify federal protections for personal medical information that law enforcement officials could use…

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