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Lawsuit to block Arizona’s most restrictive abortion law in the nation

July 13, 2012


Blog for Arizona, July 13, 2012 Earlier this year our Tea-Publican legislature pased the most restrictive abortion law in the nation. It bans abortions after 20 weeks, but has a unique provision for calculating the start of the 20 weeks from the date of the woman’s last menstrual period. As critics pointed out at the […]

WA: Women suing McKenna over federal health care law

May 3, 2012


Seattle Times, May 3, 2012by DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP Dozens of women filed a lawsuit Thursday against Attorney General Rob McKenna, alleging that his participation in legal action seeking to overturn the new federal health care law threatens access to comprehensive coverage for women. The politically charged lawsuit is seeking a ruling that McKenna violated his […]

KS Abortion Coverage Case to Continue

April 4, 2012

0, April 4, 2012 The American Civil Liberties Union will be allowed to pursue its case against a law in Kansas that restricts insurance plans from covering abortions. US District Judge Julie Robinson ruled against the state’s request to dismiss the ACLU’s challenge of the law. The ACLU argues that the law discriminates on the […]

Center For Reproductive Rights Files A Lawsuit Against Oklahoma Personhood Initiative

April 2, 2012


Think Progress, April 2, 2012 by Fatima Najiy The Center for Reproductive Rights is suing over Oklahoma’s ballot initiative for an amendment that would grant “personhood” and legal rights to fertilized eggs at the moment of conception. “This proposed amendment violates the federal constitution and seriously threatens the rights, life, and health of all Oklahoma […]

Suit filed over Oklahoma personhood ballot measure

March 29, 2012


The Examiner, March 29, 2012 by Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A petition to amend the Oklahoma Constitution to define a fertilized human egg as a person is unconstitutional and would have far-reaching implications that trump the rights of women, a group argued in a legal protest filed Thursday to stop the effort. The […]