Tag: anti abortion

Georgia Argues the ACLU’s Suit Against Its ‘Heartbeat’ Law Should Be Aborted

A pro-life woman clashing with a group of pro-choice demonstrators at the U.S. Supreme Court in 2015Photo: iStock Georgia is doubling down on its recently signed law virtually outlawing abortion in the state, telling a federal court that it should dismiss an effort by the American Civil Liberties Union to stop the law from taking effect. […]

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Appeals Court Refuses to Block Trump Rule That Would Cut Planned Parenthood Funding

Photo: Michael Thomas (Getty) In a major setback for Planned Parenthood, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that a Trump ban on funding clinics that refer women to abortion providers can take effect while the court weighs the overall merits. Federal law has long banned use of federal funding to pay for abortions, but monies […]

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Prosecutor Drops Charges Against Marshae Jones, the Alabama Woman Who Caught a Case When She Lost Her Unborn Baby After Getting Shot in a Fight

Marshae Jones. An Alabama prosecutor, Lynneice Washington, says she has dropped the manslaughter charge that was filed against Jones after she lost her fetus when she got shot during a fight.Photo: Jefferson County (Ala.) Sheriff’s Office via AP, File Marshae Jones, the Alabama woman who was arrested and charged with manslaughter in the death of […]

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Alabama Amends Law to Strip Parental Rights From Those Convicted of First-Degree Rape

Photo: iStock Alabama has made a move toward loosening rapists’ hold on parental rights in the state. The move is seen as particularly important since Alabama just virtually outlawed all abortions in the state, with no exceptions for rape or incest, which left open the nightmarish possibility that a woman could be raped and then […]

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Missouri’s Last-Remaining Abortion Clinic Can Stay Open for Now — but the State Has Yanked Its License

An anti-abortion protester outside the Planned Parenthood of St. Louis clinic, Missouri’s lone abortion providerPhoto: Getty Planned Parenthood of St. Louis, which happens to be the only abortion provider left in the state of Missouri, can keep providing the service for now, but Missouri officially yanked its license Friday, endangering the clinic’s operation long-term. If […]

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Stacey Abrams Calls on Hollywood to #StayAndFight About Georgia Abortion Rights Instead of Boycotting

Photo: Getty Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is just as outraged as many about Georgia’s decision to virtually outlaw abortions in the state, but she’s imploring leaders of industry, especially those in the filmmaking community, to stand with her and fight to change things, rather than boycott the state. Abrams, along with a group […]

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