Tag Archives: Abortion

Federal judge refuses to block Kansas abortion insurance law

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the District of Kansas [official website] denied an injunction [opinion, PDF] on Thursday against a Kansas law [HB 2075 materials] that prohibits insurance companies from including coverage for abortion [JURIST news … Continue reading

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Michigan's 'Partial-Birth' Abortion Ban Awaits Governor's Likely Signature

Huffington Post: Michigan Legislature Passes 'Partial-Birth' Abortion Ban, by Laura Bassett: WASHINGTON — Michigan lawmakers passed legislation last week that will ban "partial-birth" abortions, which have been federally outlawed since 2007 and have not occurred on record since then. The… … Continue reading

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Federal appeals court partially upholds South Dakota abortion consent law

[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit [official website] on Friday partially upheld [opinion, PDF] a South Dakota law which expanded the requirements for informed consent for abortion [HB 1166 materials]. The court upheld the provision that … Continue reading

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Arizona appeals court lifts injunction on 2009 abortion law

[JURIST] The Arizona Court of Appeals [official website] on Thursday ended a two-year injunction [ruling, PDF] on portions of a law [HB 2564 text, PDF] that restricted abortion [JURIST news archive] practices. The original injunction by the Maricopa County Superior … Continue reading

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DOJ: Indiana ban on Medicaid funds to abortion providers violates federal law

[JURIST] The US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] on Thursday urged the court to grant an injunction [brief, PDF] to stop the enforcement of an Indiana abortion law [HB 1210], which seeks to deny Medicaid funding to organizations that … Continue reading

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