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Judge temporarily blocks Ohio telemedicine abortion ban (access required)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A judge has temporarily blocked an Ohio ban on the use of telemedicine for medication abortions as a suit challenging the law’s constitutionality proceeds. The two-week restraining order was granted by a Hamilton County judge late Tuesday ...

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Biden, Baltimore ask justices to dismiss Trump abortion appeal (access required)

The Biden administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to dismiss a Trump-era appeal of a Baltimore-supported decision that struck down a federal rule barring taxpayer-funded pregnancy clinics from referring women for abortions. The high court last month had ...

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Justices will hear appeal of abortion rule Baltimore challenged (access required)

Over Baltimore’s objection, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider the legality of a federal rule barring taxpayer-funded pregnancy clinics from referring women for abortions. In a brief order, the justices said they will review a 4th U.S. ...

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Justices reject Baltimore’s Biden-based bid for delay in abortion appeal (access required)

Citing Joe Biden’s presidential election victory, counsel for Baltimore this month urged the U.S. Supreme Court in vain to extend until after Inauguration Day the city’s deadline for responding to President Donald Trump’s request that the justices review and reinstate ...

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Trump administration seeks reinstatement of abortion rule after Baltimore victory (access required)

Seeking to overturn a legal victory for Baltimore, the Trump administration on Wednesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review and reinstate a federal rule that bars taxpayer-funded pregnancy clinics from referring women for abortions. In papers filed with the ...

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AMA asks Supreme Court to strike down Trump abortion rule (access required)

WASHINGTON — The nation’s largest doctors’ group on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to strike down a Trump administration rule that’s had a far-reaching impact on family planning by prohibiting taxpayer-funded clinics from referring women for abortions. The American Medical ...

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4th Circuit blocks abortion referral restrictions in Md. (access required)

A federal appeals court on Thursday permanently blocked the Trump administration’s rules preventing doctors and other medical providers who receive government funding from referring patients for abortion services. In its divided ruling, which applies statewide in Maryland, the full U.S. ...

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Judge temporarily blocks new Arkansas anti-abortion laws (access required)

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas — A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions in Arkansas minutes before they were set to take effect Wednesday, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state’s only surgical abortion clinic to close. ...

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