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Planned Parenthood resumes offering abortions in Wisconsin after more than a year

Sep. 18, 2023 13:50 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Planned Parenthood resumed offering abortion services in Wisconsin on Monday after halting them for more than a year since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Providers across the state stopped offering abortions following the June 2022 decision,...

Planned Parenthood sues to expand South Carolina abortion access under strict new ban

Sep. 14, 2023 18:06 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Abortion providers urged South Carolina’s highest court on Thursday to lengthen the narrow window when a pregnancy can be legally terminated under the state’s strict new ban. The conservative state's all-male Supreme Court last month upheld a so-called...

Planned Parenthood to resume offering abortions next week in Wisconsin, citing court ruling

Sep. 14, 2023 15:42 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Planned Parenthood announced Thursday that it will resume offering abortions in Wisconsin next week after a judge ruled that an 1849 law that seemingly banned the procedure actually didn't apply to abortions. The resumption of abortions Monday at clinics in...

Planned Parenthood to resume offering abortions in Wisconsin on Monday after positive court rulings

Sep. 14, 2023 11:32 AM EDT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Planned Parenthood to resume offering abortions in Wisconsin on Monday after positive court rulings.

Planned Parenthood appeals ruling that let Nebraska abortion ban stand

Aug. 18, 2023 19:01 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Planned Parenthood of the Heartland has appealed a judge's ruling that left a new Nebraska law intact that bans abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy and imposes restrictions on gender-affirming surgery. Planned Parenthood filed its appeal Friday with help from...

Will a federal judge in Texas force Planned Parenthood to repay millions?

Aug. 15, 2023 20:03 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge in Texas who put access to the abortion pill misefpristone in limbo earlier this year presided Tuesday over another potentially groundbreaking case: a state lawsuit seeking to force Planned Parenthood pay back millions of dollars it received through Medicaid....

A man who set a fire at an Illinois Planned Parenthood clinic sentenced to 10 years in prison

Aug. 15, 2023 14:56 PM EDT

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A man who set a fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Illinois was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in federal prison. Tyler Massengill has admitted using a homemade explosive to set a fire at the Peoria clinic in January, a few days after Democratic Gov. J.B....

Indiana abortion clinics stop providing abortions ahead of near-total abortion ban taking effect

Aug. 01, 2023 18:13 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s six abortion clinics have stopped providing abortions ahead of the state’s near-total abortion ban officially taking effect and as a petition is pending before the state’s high court asking it to keep the ban on hold while legal action continues, clinic...

3rd man arrested in firebombing of Planned Parenthood in Southern California last year

Jul. 24, 2023 17:57 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A third man has been arrested on federal charges related to the firebombing of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Southern California last year, authorities said Monday. Xavier Batten, 21, was arrested Friday in Florida and has been ordered to be detained...

Indiana abortions drop sharply ahead of state ban possibly taking effect, state reports show

Jul. 05, 2023 16:02 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The number of abortions being performed in Indiana has dropped steeply even before a court ruling that has a Republican-backed abortion ban set to potentially take effect in the coming weeks. New reports from the Indiana Department of Health show the state’s...