Recent Headlines

L.A. city attorney says he will enforce Calif. law regulating CPCs
The Los Angeles city attorney's office on Monday said it will actively enforce a state law (AB 775) that aims to prevent antiabortion-rights crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) from spreading misinformation, the Los Angeles Times' "L.A. Now" reports.

ACLU of Georgia revives lawsuit challenging Ga. 20-week abortion ban
A Georgia judge on Wednesday agreed to vacate and reissue a decision that allowed the state's 20-week abortion ban (HB 954) to take effect, so that lawyers for three OB-GYNs challenging the law could appeal the ruling, the AP/Sacramento Bee reports.

S.C. gov. signs 20-week abortion ban
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) on Wednesday signed into law a bill (HB 3114) that prohibits a woman from obtaining abortion care at or after 20 weeks of pregnancy, the AP/Los Angeles Times reports.

Judge rejects lawsuit claiming Colorado State University, Planned Parenthood violated state constitution
A Colorado judge last week dismissed a legal challenge filed by an abortion-rights opponent who claimed that transactions between Colorado State University and Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains violated the Colorado constitution, the Denver Post reports.

Vt. gov. signs bill facilitating access to contraception
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin (D) on Monday signed into law a bill (H.620) that would facilitate access to contraception in the state, the AP/Sacramento Bee reports.

Judge rules Maine noise ordinance cannot be used to curb antiabortion-rights protests
A federal judge on Monday ruled that police in Maine cannot enforce a disruptive noise provision in the state's Civil Rights Act to curb antiabortion-rights protests outside of a Portland clinic, Bangor Daily News reports.