Appeals Court Strikes Down North Carolina Ultrasound Law 

A federal appeals court has permanently blocked a North Carolina law that would have forced women to undergo an ultrasound and hear a detailed description before being allowed to have an abortion. In their decision, the appeals judges called the law "ideological in intent and in kind" and said it "risks the infliction… » 12/22/14 4:15pm Monday 4:15pm

Federal Judge Keeps Mississippi’s Lone Abortion Clinic Open for Now

Good news for the uteruses of Mississippi: There has been a small complication in the relentless Republican drive to make their state abortion-free. Yesterday a federal judge temporarily blocked enforcement of a new law that would have shut down the Jackson Women's Health Organization, the only abortion clinic… » 7/02/12 10:25am 7/02/12 10:25am