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Federal judge temporarily blocks Arkansas abortion restrictions

An Arkansas federal judge blocked three state abortion restrictions that would have gone into effect Wednesday, one of which requires abortion providers to be board-certified gynecologists, which would have closed the state’s last remaining surgical abortion clinics. Supported by ACLU Arkansas and Planned Parenthood, the Arkansas clinic in question, Little Rock Family Planning Services, challenged… Read More »

Justice Alito blocks Louisiana abortion law, citing need for more time

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito has temporarily blocked abortion restrictions in Louisiana from going into effect, pushing off the question for another week as to whether the high court will soon be forced to weigh in on the issue of abortion rights. Alito stayed the law until Feb. 7, saying that filings were only completed… Read More »

Second U.S. judge blocks Trump administration birth control rules

(Reuters) – A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Monday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement that they provide health insurance that covers women’s birth control. FILE PHOTO: An illustration picture shows a woman holding a birth control pill at her home in Nice January… Read More »