​Federal Judge Temporarily Bars Enforcement of Louisiana Abortion Law

Yet another federal judge has blocked the enforcement of an anti-abortion law (in yet another Southern state) that most likely would have led to the closure of all five of Louisiana's abortion clinics. Of course allowing clinics to continue providing safe and legal abortions is a great thing, but the decision isn't… » 9/02/14 9:50am 9/02/14 9:50am

Indiana Planned Parenthood May Close Due to Lack of Drinking Fountain

Another day, another TRAP (Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers) bill; today, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) signed Senate Enrolled Act 371 into law, which imposes totally unnecessary restrictions on non-surgical abortion clinics and singles out one Planned Parenthood center that provides family planning services… » 5/01/13 1:35pm 5/01/13 1:35pm

New Alabama Law Could Close Every Abortion Clinic in the State

Today, Alabama governor Robert Bentley signed HB 57, a Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers (TRAP) bill that would likely force all of the state's abortion clinics to close down. It has a cute name, too: the "Women's Health and Safety Act." Aww, thanks, Bento. (Can we call you Bento?) Alabama women will be… » 4/09/13 6:30pm 4/09/13 6:30pm

Genius Alabama Rep. Says a Baby is the 'Largest Organ in a Body'

The Alabama House of Representatives is set to vote on abortion legislation Tuesday that would impose a variety of uneccesary restrictions on abortion clinics: providers would need to have admitting privileges at local hospitals (not such an easy feat when your local hospital thinks abortion is murder), clinics would… » 2/18/13 3:00pm 2/18/13 3:00pm