One Supreme Court case could change the whole way the courts handle abortion cases
Perhaps the best outcome of the case June Medical Services LLC vs. Gee, which the Supreme Court will hear this term, will be for the nine justices to abandon the “undue burden” test and get the Supreme Court out of the role of “abortion referee” for all 50 states. © Jacquelyn Martin/AP Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., speaks during a protest against abortion bans, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, outside the Supreme Court in Washington. A coalition of dozens of groups held a National Day of Action to Stop the Bans, with other events planned throughout the week. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) This is long past due.
A federal judge blocked Alabama ’s near-total ban on abortions on Tuesday, stopping the legislation from taking effect next month. The ruling, an early step in a legal confrontation that critics of abortion orchestrated to try to reach the United States Supreme Court
Judge Myron Thompson issues preliminary injunction against ban that would have made abortion a felony in almost all cases.
A federal judge blocked Alabama’s near-total ban on abortions on Tuesday, stopping the legislation from taking effect next month.
The ruling, an early step in a legal confrontation that critics of abortion orchestrated to try to reach the United States Supreme Court, ensured that abortion services would remain available in the state, at least for now.
Missouri's only abortion clinic to challenge state shutdown order
The fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic is at stake on Monday, as a state arbiter hears arguments from Planned Parenthood and state officials who have threatened to close the clinic and make Missouri the sole U.S. state without legal abortion services. © Reuters/LAWRENCE BRYANT FILE PHOTO: A banner stating "STILL HERE" hangs on the side of the Planned Parenthood Building after a judge granted a temporary restraining order on the closing of Missouri's sole remaining Planned Parenthood clinic in St.
A federal judge in Missouri blocked the state on Tuesday from enforcing a ban on abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy, enacted by Republican legislators In several states, including Alabama and Georgia, lawmakers passed measures this year that would have outlawed most abortions .
WASHINGTON — A federal judge in Missouri on Tuesday blocked the state from enforcing a ban on abortions after 8 weeks of pregnancy, the Litigation is pending against other state abortion laws that ban the procedure early in pregnancy, as well as an Alabama law set to take effect in November
would have made it a felony for doctors to provide abortions in almost all circumstances, and it threatened them with up to 99 years in prison. The law did not include any exceptions for abortions in cases of rape or incest, allowing the procedure only when a woman’s health was at “serious” risk.
The preliminary injunction, which was issued by Judge Myron H. Thompson of the United States District Court in Middle Alabama, will remain in effect until the “court resolves the case in full.”
Judge rejects new federal health rule affecting abortions .
A federal judge in New York has struck down a rule letting health care clinicians object to providing abortions and other services on moral or religious grounds. Judge Paul A. Engelmayer ruled Wednesday in Manhattan.