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Judge overturns Oklahoma abortion drug law

May 14, 2012


Fox23, May 14, 2012 by AP OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma law that prohibits the use of certain abortion-inducing drugs has been ruled unconstitutional by a district court judge. The ruling by Judge Donald Worthington says the law violates a woman’s fundamental rights to privacy and bodily integrity. The law was approved in 2011 […]

Ohio Senate has no intention of passing ‘Heartbeat Bill’

May 3, 2012


Columbus Dispatch, May 3, 2012 by Catherine Candisky President Tom Niehaus says he won’t pass legislation to essentially outlaw abortion in Ohio. House Bill 125, the so-called heartbeat bill, triggered an unprecedented split in Ohio’s anti-abortion community, which disagreed about whether it was a good legal strategy to enact legislation almost certain to be declared […]

The GOP’s abortion offensive reaches New Hampshire

March 30, 2012


Salon, March 30, 2012 by Irin Carmon Once a bastion of fiscal conservatism and social tolerance, the GOP’s war on women has infected the state House New Hampshire is supposed to be a libertarian state relatively unconcerned by “social issues,” so what is its House doing passing eight bills restricting abortion and contraception access? As […]

District Court Permanently Blocks Oklahoma Ultrasound Law, Expect A Supreme Court Battle

March 29, 2012


RH Reality Check, March 29, 2012 by Robin Marty The 10th Circuit Federal Court has just issued a permanent injunction on a 2010 Oklahoma law that would require all women terminating their pregnancies to first undergo a mandatory ultrasound. The news, which is no doubt welcome to the women in and around Oklahoma who will […]

Oklahoma Court Strikes Down Ultrasound Abortion Law

March 28, 2012


News 9, March 28, 2012 by Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY -An Oklahoma County judge has permanently blocked a state law that requires women seeking abortions to have an ultrasound and listen to a detailed description of the fetus prior to the abortion.District Judge Brian Dixon handed down an order Wednesday ruling that the law is […]