Recent Headlines

Okla. judge rules admitting privileges law constitutional; CRR appeals ruling on other antiabortion-rights law
An Oklahoma district judge on Thursday ruled that a state law (SB 1848) requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals is constitutional, the AP/Sacramento Bee reports.

Wis. Assembly passes bill targeting Planned Parenthood Medicaid reimbursements
The Wisconsin Assembly on Thursday voted 61-35 to approve a bill (AB 311) that would reduce abortion providers' Medicaid reimbursements for birth control drugs, the AP/La Crosse Tribune reports.

N.M. Senate committee tables 20-week abortion bans
The New Mexico Senate Public Affairs Committee on Wednesday voted 5-4 to table two measures that would ban abortion at 20 weeks of pregnancy, according to the NM Political Report.

States increasingly considering bans on a certain abortion procedure
Lawmakers in several states are proposing bills that would ban a certain abortion procedure, AP/ABC News reports.

Neb. legislative committee hears testimony on antiabortion-rights license plate bill
The Nebraska Legislature's Transportation and Telecommunications Committee on Tuesday heard testimony on a measure (LB 768) that would allow the state to issue antiabortion-rights license plates, the Omaha World-Herald reports.

Featured Blogs
"Making equal access to reproductive health services a must for 2016" (Howell, Huffington Post blogs, 2/9); "#FlintWaterCrisis is a reproductive justice issue" (Pickens, Ebony, 2/2).