St. Louis, New Orleans Archdioceses Call Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine 'Morally Compromised;' Chicago Archdiocese Says It Will Follow Pope's GuidanceThe archdioceses of St. Louis and New Orleans have called the recently-approved Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine “morally compromised.”
Federal Judge Upholds Several Indiana Abortion RestrictionsA federal judge has upheld several Indiana laws restricting abortion that were challenged by a group that has fought a legal battle to open an abortion clinic in South Bend.
Scalia 'Heir' Barrett May Be Open To Reversing Roe V. WadePresident Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court has expressed unease with some landmark rulings, including ones that established a right to abortion, and has suggested in her academic writing that she may be willing to reconsider those decisions.
Judge Strikes Down Indiana Abortion Complications Report LawHannah Brass Greer, chief legal counsel for Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, said the reporting requirement “has no basis in science and medicine.”
U.S. Supreme Court Won't Hear Abortion Clinic 'Buffer Zone' Cases From Chicago, HarrisburgThe Supreme Court on Thursday turned away pleas from anti-abortion activists to make it easier for them to protest outside clinics, declining to wade back into the abortion debate just days after striking down a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics.
Rep. Dan Lipinski Takes Heat For Signing Onto Amicus Brief Asking Supreme Court To Consider Overturning Roe v. WadeU.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Illinois) was under fire Thursday night for teaming up with Republicans who are trying to get <em>Roe v. Wade</em> overturned.
Appeals Panel Votes Not To Rehear Case Of Block On Indiana Parental Consent For Abortion LawThe Chicago-based 7th U.S. Court of Appeals voted this week not to rehear a case over a block on a 2017 Indiana law restricting abortions.
Planned Parenthood Opens Massive Illinois Clinic Near Missouri, Which Passed Ban On Most Abortions After 8 WeeksAs Missouri teeters on the brink of becoming the first state with no abortion clinics, a new Planned Parenthood center just across the Illinois border could help take patients who can't get abortions back home.
Fetal Remains Found In Illinois Now Stored In Indiana"We want to get it right under the law. We want to get it right for the families that are involved in this process,"
Judge Blocks Missouri 8-Week Abortion BanAlexis McGill Johnson, acting president and CEO of Planned Parenthood, praised the ruling and vowed to continue to fight the law in court.
Planned Parenthood Asks Judge To Pause Missouri Abortion LawCritics of a new Missouri ban on abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy are asking a judge to block the law from taking effect this week.
US Judge Blocks Indiana 2nd Trimester Abortion Procedure BanA federal judge blocked an Indiana law that would ban a second-trimester abortion procedure on Friday, just days before the law was set to come into force.
Mike Madigan, John Cullerton Barred From Communion In Springfield Over Abortion VotesFollowing their votes that expanded abortion rights in Illinois, House Speaker Mike Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton have been barred from receiving Communion in Springfield.
Senate Completes Work On $39.9B Budget, Legislation To Protect Abortion Rights In Illinois ApprovedGov. J.B. Pritzker hugged and congratulated sponsors of legislation to protect abortion rights in Illinois after the Senate approved the plan 34-20.
Supreme Court Upholds Indiana Abortion Law On Fetal RemainsThe Indiana measure that would have prevented a woman from having an abortion for reasons related to race, gender or disability gets closer to the core abortion rights.