Idaho to require personal details of women getting abortions

Idaho to require personal details of women getting abortions

By Associated Press  |  March 26, 2018

Idaho will require abortion providers to report how many times their patients have terminated a pregnancy in the past and other personal information under the latest anti-abortion law approved in the conservative state.

HHS expands protections for providers who oppose abortion

HHS expands protections for providers who oppose abortion

By Virgil Dickson  |  January 19, 2018

A day after setting up its religious freedom office, HHS issued a sweeping new rule that details when Medicare and Medicaid providers can refuse care because it conflicts with their religious or moral beliefs.

House approves GOP bill outlawing most late-term abortions

By Associated Press  |  October 04, 2017

Though the bill faces certain defeat in the Senate, the push for abortion restrictions remains a touchstone issue for most Republicans, even as the party splinters between traditionalist conservatives and anti-establishment voters looking to roil Washington.

As Catholic systems grow by acquiring other hospitals, abortions plummet

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  September 14, 2017

Catholic hospitals operate under religious directives prohibiting them from performing certain reproductive health services, including abortions. As Catholic providers grow by acquiring non-Catholic hospitals, a study reports it's affecting access to that care.

S.C. governor's order says funds won't go to abortion providers

By Associated Press  |  August 28, 2017

One of Donald Trump's earliest backers is taking advantage of a law signed by the president to further restrict funding to abortion providers, signing an executive order directing state agencies not to allocate state and federal money to healthcare providers affiliated in any way with abortion...

Federal court: Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood money

By Associated Press  |  August 16, 2017

In a 2-1 ruling, a federal appeals court panel ruled that Arkansas can block Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood, two years after the state ended its contract with the group over videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion group.

Texas submits controversial abortion carve-out Medicaid waiver

By Virgil Dickson  |  July 07, 2017

Texas has formally submitted a first-of-its-kind waiver request that proposes a federally funded family planning program that does not include Planned Parenthood or providers that support or perform abortions.

Abortion doesn't lead to mental health issues, but being denied a procedure does

By Shelby Livingston  |  December 14, 2016

A study out Wednesday refutes the long-held conception that women who receive abortions experience negative mental health outcomes—an idea that has been used to justify legislation restricting abortions and requiring mental health counseling before undergoing the procedure.


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