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1417 Articles Matching "abortion"

'Day Without Us' protesters walk out over abortion-rights reversal, days before Supreme Court returns

Oct 01, 2022 , CNBC Health
People across the country skipped work on Friday to protest the Supreme Court's Dobbs decision that overturned Roe v. Wade and the federal right to an...
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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: On Government Spending, Congress Decides Not to Decide

Sep 30, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
Congress has once again decided not to decide how to fund the federal government in time for the start of the fiscal year, racing toward a midnight Sept. 30 deadline to pass a stopgap bill that would keep the lights on for two more months. However, it does appear the FDA’s program that gets drugmakers to help fund some of the agency’s review staff will be renewed in time to stop pink slips from being sent. Alice Miranda Ollstein of Politico, Rachel Cohrs of Stat, and Victoria Knight of...
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Texas AG Ken Paxton fled home with his wife to avoid subpoena in abortion case, court filing says

Sep 28, 2022 , CNBC Health
Paxton was subpoenaed to testify in a civil lawsuit from Texas-based nonprofits that want to resume helping pregnant residents obtain out-of-state...
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Sep 23, 2022 , CNN Health
CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports on a couple that had to travel from their home state of Ohio to Michigan for an...
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Ohio's new abortion law forces doctor to fight to protect her patient's life

Sep 23, 2022 , CNN Health
As soon as Dr. Mae Winchester did an ultrasound on Tara George, she knew that her baby was in...
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Indiana Abortion Ban Blocked In Court—Here’s Where State Lawsuits Stand Now

Sep 23, 2022 , Forbes
Abortion providers are taking aim at states' bans in state court after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v....
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Opponents of California’s Abortion Rights Measure Mislead on Expense to Taxpayers

Sep 23, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
California Together, which opposes Proposition 1, warns that taxpayers will pay millions more if the abortion rights constitutional amendment passes because it would attract women from out of state. We take a closer...
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Texas, Battling Teen Pregnancy, Recasts Sex Education Standards

Sep 21, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
As Texas adjusts to a near-total abortion ban, Texas schools are redoubling efforts to end teen pregnancies by enacting new standards for sexual health education. Beyond focusing on abstinence, they are teaching middle schoolers about contraceptives and preventing sexually transmitted infections. But parents must opt in for their children to get the...
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Abortion Now Illegal In West Virginia As Gov. Signs Ban Into Law

Sep 20, 2022 , Forbes
The state is now the second to enact a new abortion ban after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v....
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New Abortion Laws Jeopardize Cancer Treatment for Pregnant Patients

Sep 18, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
As abortion restrictions take effect across the South in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, cancer doctors are trying to decipher the laws. They’re grappling with how to discuss options with pregnant patients, who may be forced to choose whether to proceed or forgo lifesaving cancer treatments that can prove toxic for the...
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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Graham’s Bill Recenters Abortion Debate

Sep 18, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
Republicans would like to shift the political focus away from abortion to economic issues for the midterm elections, but a bill from Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) that would ban most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy has put the issue squarely back on their agenda. The proposal was not welcomed by many of his colleagues, especially Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Also this week, the muddle about where the fight against covid stands and near-record-low numbers of uninsured in the U.S. Rachel...
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Lindsey Graham's abortion ban bill baffles some Republicans as Democrats sharpen attacks in key midterm races

Sep 17, 2022 , CNBC Health
Graham's abortion ban bill baffled even some Republican strategists who say the GOP should focus on issues such as crime and economic problems under...
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Lindsey Graham Introduces National Abortion Ban—Here’s What It Would Do

Sep 14, 2022 , Forbes
The bill bans abortion at 15 weeks, though it’s still unlikely to garner enough votes to...
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Sen. Lindsey Graham Will Push For Nationwide Abortion Restrictions In New Bill—Here’s What To Know

Sep 14, 2022 , Forbes
Abortion restrictions have become a politically fraught issue for Republicans ahead of the midterm elections as it galvanizes Democratic...
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Once a 'quintessential pro-life Texan,' she had to flee her home state to get an abortion

Sep 10, 2022 , CNN Health
Nine years ago, Cade DeSpain messaged a friend about a cute girl he saw on her Facebook feed....
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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Judge Takes Aim at the Affordable Care Act’s Preventive Care Benefits

Sep 09, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
A federal judge in Texas — the same one who tried to strike down the Affordable Care Act as unconstitutional in 2018 — has ruled against some of the ACA’s preventive benefits, including the requirement that employers cover medication to prevent HIV. Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs tries to make abortions slightly more available to veterans and their dependents. Alice Miranda Ollstein of Politico, Sarah Karlin-Smith of the Pink Sheet, and Joanne Kenen of the Johns...
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‘Science Friday’ and KHN: Examining Medicine’s Definition of Death Informs the Abortion Debate

Sep 08, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
Why is it so hard to agree when life begins? As state abortion laws define it, science, politics, and religion are clashing. KHN’s Sarah Varney shared her reporting with the “Science Friday” radio...
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Abortion Watch: More Bans Take Effect—And Biden Administration Has Mixed Results In Court Challenging Them

Aug 30, 2022 , Forbes
A look at this week’s news on abortion rights and the continued fallout from the Supreme Court overturning Roe v....
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Journalists Discuss the Nation’s Suicide Prevention Hotline, Abortion, and ‘Forever Chemicals’

Aug 28, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
KHN and California Healthline staff made the rounds on national and local media this week to discuss their stories. Here’s a collection of their...
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North Dakota Abortion Ban Blocked In Court—Here’s Where State Lawsuits Stand Now

Aug 27, 2022 , Forbes
Abortion providers are taking aim at states' bans in state court after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v....
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