Recent Headlines

Fla. judge recommends state drop complaint against abortion clinic
A Florida administrative law judge on Thursday ruled that Bread and Roses Women's Health Center had not provided abortion care outside the scope of its license, the News Service of Florida/Gainesville Sun reports.

La. House advances ban on medically proven method of abortion
The Louisiana House on Thursday voted 83-0 to approve a bill hat would ban a medically proven method of abortion, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

Kan. passes bill to cut Planned Parenthood funding
Kansas lawmakers on Sunday passed a measure (SB 248) that would restrict Planned Parenthood from receiving federal family planning funding from the state, the AP/Sacramento Bee reports.

Iowa budget deal includes funding for family planning
The Iowa Legislature on Friday approved a state Health and Human Services (HHS) budget (HF 2460) that would allow abortion providers, such as Planned Parenthood, to continue to receive Medicaid funding, the Cedar Rapids Gazette reports.

La. House advances ban on abortion sought because of fetal disability diagnosis
The Louisiana House on Thursday voted 75-1 to advance a measure (HB 1019) that would ban abortion care sought because of a fetal anomaly or disability diagnosis, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

Kan. Legislature passes midwife abortion ban
The Kansas Legislature on Sunday approved a bill that includes a provision that would bar midwives from providing abortion care, including administering medication abortion, the AP/Sacramento Bee reports.