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Mich. Lawmakers Propose Legislation To Reduce Unintended Pregnancies
Lawmakers in Michigan on Wednesday unveiled multiple bills aimed at reducing unintended pregnancies in the state, the AP/Sacramento Bee reports.

Featured Blogs
"Federal Court Blocks North Dakota Heartbeat Ban, Calls on the Supreme Court To Overturn 'Roe'" (Mason Pieklo, RH Reality Check, 7/22); "Women's Law Project Files Amicus Brief in Pittsburgh Buffer Zone 3[r]d Circuit Appeal," (Murtha, Women's Law Project blog, 7/22).

Appeals Court Strikes Down N.D. 'Heartbeat' Abortion Ban
The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday affirmed a lower court decision overturning a North Dakota law (HB 1456) that banned abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detectable, AP/CBS News reports.

Ala. Inmate Files Lawsuit Seeking Abortion
The American Civil Liberties Union on Monday filed a lawsuit against Lauderdale County Sheriff Rick Singleton (R) on behalf of an Alabama jail inmate seeking an abortion, the TimesDaily reports.

Ind. Health Department Denies South Bend Abortion Clinic License Renewal Application
The Indiana State Department of Health on Tuesday refused to renew a South Bend abortion clinic's license to operate, the South Bend Tribune reports.

8th Circuit Order Allows Mo. Lawmaker To Challenge Contraceptive Coverage Rules
The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday reversed a lower court ruling that dismissed a Missouri legislator's challenge to the federal contraceptive coverage rules, the National Law Journal reports.