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  • Supreme Court should strike down Texas' unnecessary abortion law

    Supreme Court should strike down Texas' unnecessary abortion law
    The Supreme Court's decision Tuesday to allow nearly a dozen Texas abortion clinics to stay open while it considers whether to review an an onerous new antiabortion law was not just a welcome course of action for women in that state. It was also a promising indication that the court is concerned about the burdensome and unnecessary law, which requires clinics to be outfitted as ambulatory surgical centers and doctors to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.
  • Abortion activists ask U.S. Supreme Court to stay Texas restrictions

    Abortion activists ask U.S. Supreme Court to stay Texas restrictions
    A group of abortion clinics in Texas asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to stay a lower-court decision that would close most abortion clinics in the state. The move came after the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals refused to grant a stay after a...

    U.S. appeals court strikes down Idaho law banning abortions after 20 weeks

    U.S. appeals court strikes down Idaho law banning abortions after 20 weeks
    Three federal judges have unanimously struck down an Idaho law that banned abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. A panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a previous ruling by the U.S. District Court of Idaho, which also found portions of...

    California Assembly passes two bills to deter frivolous ballot measures

    California Assembly passes two bills to deter frivolous ballot measures
    Amid outrage over a proposed initiative that calls for the execution of gays and lesbians, the California Assembly on Tuesday passed two bills to discourage outlandish ballot measures. One would increase the $200 filing fee for potential ballot...

    Why Same-Sex Marriage Battle Is Losing Steam

    Why Same-Sex Marriage Battle Is Losing Steam
    The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments next week on the question of whether the Constitution allows states to ban same-sex marriages. Whatever it decides, there seems little doubt that the U.S. is moving rapidly toward allowing such marriages, and...