'No Woman Should Ever Experience Something Like This:' Women Head To Chicago Abortion Clinics All The Way From Texas, Where Near-Total Ban Is In EffectIt has been more than a month since Texas' near-total ban on abortions went into effect - leading many women to cross state lines to neighboring states to the point where those states can barely keep up with demand. Some are also now coming all the way to Chicago.
Abortion Rights Rally At Daley Plaza Part Of Nationwide Protest A few thousand abortion rights demonstrators gathered for a rally at Daley Plaza on Monday, demanding a woman's right to have access to safe, legal abortion.
Indiana Attorney General Plans Appeal After Federal Judge Rules Against Several Abortion LawsA federal judge ruled several Indiana state laws restricting abortion are unconstitutional, including the state’s ban on telemedicine consultations between doctors and women seeking abortions.
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.