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Federal Judge Blocks Nebraska’s Abortion Law

A US District Court judge has blocked Nebraska’s new abortion law from going into effect, saying that the law would create "substantial, likely insurmountable" obstacles to women seeking abortions. The law requires doctors to do extensive screening of women prior…

Are Oklahoma’s New Anti-Abortion Laws Unconstitutional?

Oklahoma has passed new anti-abortion laws that are so harsh they are likely to be challenged on Constitutional grounds. The Governor initially vetoed the new laws, but the Republican controlled Senate had enough votes to override his veto. The new…

State Seeks to Criminalize Illegal Abortions

The Utah legislature is strongly considering legislation that would seek criminal penalties for women who seek illegal abortions. The legislation is being considered in part because of the case of recent woman who paid a stranger $150 to assault her,…

Judge Intervenes in Oklahoma Abortion Survey Debate

How much information should be known about who has abortions–and why they do it? What if the questions are so specific that they might reveal the identity of the woman involved? The state of Oklahoma is being forced to grapple…