Woman Wins Court Order Against Self-Induced Abortion Ban

Jennie Linn McCormack, who was jailed for terminating her pregnancy with abortion pills she bought online, won a victory last week in her lawsuit challenging Idaho's abortion laws. A judge put a temporary ban on the enforcement of a 1972 law against self-induced abortion. However, her attept to block the measure that… » 9/26/11 10:00am 9/26/11 10:00am

Woman Files First Lawsuit Challenging 'Fetal Pain' Laws

When pro-choice activists warn that restrictive abortion laws harm women in rural areas the most, Jennie Linn McCormack is who they're talking about. In June, McCormack was charged with having an illegal abortion after police found a fetus in a box in her home that was between five and six months gestation. McCormack… » 9/01/11 12:43am 9/01/11 12:43am