- GOP legislators seek audit of money to Planned Parenthood Updated: Jul-31-15 6:16 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina House Republicans are seeking an audit of Planned Parenthood clinics in the state as Congress considers cutting off federal funding to the abortion provider.
- Lawsuit from prisoner who sought an abortion dismissed Updated: Jul-31-15 3:19 pm
FLORENCE, Alabama - A federal judge said he would dismiss a lawsuit filed by a pregnant prisoner who sought an abortion after the woman told him during a hearing Friday she had changed her mind and now wants to deliver the child, a reversal called "highly suspicious" by one of her lawyers.
- Alabama judge orders hearing on prisoner's abortion request Updated: Jul-30-15 6:53 pm
FLORENCE, Alabama - A federal judge is ordering a hearing after an Alabama prisoner dropped her request to obtain an abortion.
- Canada approves abortion pill known as RU-486 Updated: Jul-30-15 2:34 pm
TORONTO - Canadian authorities have approved the abortion pill known as RU-486 for use across the country.
- Planned Parenthood seeks fed study of fetal tissue research Updated: Jul-29-15 9:00 pm
WASHINGTON - Under fire for its role in providing fetal tissue for research, Planned Parenthood asked the government's top health scientists Wednesday to convene a panel of independent experts to study the issues surrounding the little-known branch of medicine.
- Appeals court: Kansas abortion opponent must stand trial Updated: Jul-29-15 2:42 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - A Kansas abortion opponent must stand trial over a letter she sent to a Wichita doctor saying someone might place an explosive under the doctor's car, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
- Texas AG: Office has received more Planned Parenthood videos Updated: Jul-29-15 2:37 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Wednesday that his office has received video taken in a Planned Parenthood clinic he says is consistent with other stealthily recorded footage that has Republicans again taking on the biggest abortion provider in the U.S.
- Human fetal tissue long used for variety of medical studies Updated: Jul-29-15 10:26 am
NEW YORK - Controversy over Planned Parenthood's supplying fetal tissue for research has focused attention on a little-discussed aspect of science.
- Judge to rule on Ala prisoner's abortion request Updated: Jul-28-15 8:31 am
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - A federal judge says he will rule by Friday on a female prisoner's request for an abortion.
- Abortion foes see new reason for Kansas-style ban on method Updated: Jul-23-15 7:40 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Abortion opponents are using their questions about Planned Parenthood's handling of fetal tissue to bolster arguments that other states should follow Kansas in approving a ban on a common procedure for ending second-trimester pregnancies.
- Columbia clinic to resume providing abortions in August Updated: Jul-19-15 7:17 pm
COLUMBIA, Missouri - Planned Parenthood has announced that a Columbia clinic plans to resume providing abortions in August after hiring a new physician.
- Abortion clinic files lawsuit over state regulation Updated: Jul-16-15 8:29 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A Tuscaloosa abortion clinic has sued the state over a regulation that could cause the facility to permanently close.
- Doctors targeted in fight over Ohio abortion clinic's future Updated: Jul-16-15 11:52 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Anti-abortion activists hoping to shutter a southwest Ohio abortion clinic are targeting the offices, homes and neighborhoods of gynecologists and obstetricians whose help is needed for the facility to meet a state mandate.
- Big House vote to speed drug approvals, boost research Updated: Jul-10-15 3:43 pm
WASHINGTON - For the second time this year, the House used overwhelming bipartisan unity Friday to approve health legislation, this time voting to bolster biomedical research and streamline how the government approves drugs and medical devices.
- Wisconsin a step away from 20-week abortion ban Updated: Jul-09-15 5:10 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin Republicans moved within a step Thursday of banning non-emergency abortions at or beyond 20 weeks of pregnancy after the state Assembly approved the prohibition and sent the measure on to Gov. Scott Walker for his signature.
- Slate of new Arizona laws involve ride-hailing, abortions Updated: Jul-02-15 4:58 pm
PHOENIX - A slew of Arizona laws that take affect Friday include new rules for ride-hailing companies like Uber, access to vouchers for all children living on Indian reservations, and a ban on abortion coverage in insurance policies bought through the federal exchange.