• planned parenthood of illinois May 24, 2022 8:05 am

    Planned Parenthood of Illinois Offering Abortion Pills Through Mail

    Planned Parenthood of Illinois is expanding access to the abortion pill for patients in and out of state after a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion showed the court poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark case protecting abortion rights.

  • NBC May 28, 2019 1:42 pm

    Last Abortion Clinic in Missouri Expects to Be Shuttered This Week

    Legal abortion may soon effectively end in Missouri as its last remaining abortion clinic expects to be shut down this week, NBC News reported. The state health department “is refusing to renew” a license to provide abortions to Planned Parenthood’s St. Louis clinic, the health services organization said Tuesday. Planned Parenthood officials said they are filing a lawsuit seeking a...

  • Donald Trump August 3, 2018 6:51 am

    With Scant Record, Supreme Court Nominee Elusive on Abortion

    Twice in the past year, Brett Kavanaugh offered glimpses of his position on abortion that strongly suggest he would vote to support restrictions if confirmed to the Supreme Court. One was in a dissent in the case of a 17-year-old migrant seeking to terminate her pregnancy. The other was a speech before a conservative group in which he spoke admiringly...

  • Donald Trump June 28, 2018 7:36 am

    Kennedy's Retirement Could Mean New Attack on Legal Abortion

    Upon news of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement, fear for the future is spreading among abortion rights advocates, NBC News reported. At the same time, anti-abortion groups predicted a once-in-a-generation opportunity to remake the court. Kennedy was a swing vote who sometimes sided with the liberal wing of the court on social issues. President Donald Trump has long vowed...

  • Governor May 15, 2018 8:13 pm

    Nation's Most Restrictive Abortion Law is Challenged in Iowa

    A lawsuit challenging the nation’s most restrictive abortion law was filed Tuesday in Iowa, a state that for years was largely left out of Republican efforts to overturn abortion protections and where the Democratic attorney general has refused to defend the law. If allowed to take effect on July 1 as planned, the law would ban most abortions once a...

  • Donald Trump March 7, 2017 6:38 am

    Trump Offers Planned Parenthood Funds If It Stops Performing Abortions

    President Donald Trump has offered to maintain federal funding for Planned Parenthood if the group stops providing abortions. Its president spurned the proposal and noted that federal money already is not allowed to be used for abortion. Trump confirmed Monday there had been discussions after The New York Times inquired about what it described as an informal proposal. In a...

  • United States November 18, 2015 2:22 pm

    Home Abortions Rise After Texas Law Closes Clinics: Study

    A Texas law aimed at restricting abortions, which took effect in 2013, has led to more women trying to end a pregnancy on their own, while the number of clinical procedures in the state has declined, according to a study released on Tuesday, NBC News reported....
    The Texas Policy Evaluation Project found that an estimated 100,000 to 240,000 women aged 18...

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