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4th Circuit blocks abortion referral restrictions in Md.

Planned Parenthood on Howard Street in Baltimore. (File)

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

FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2012, file photo, Kristine Baker smiles after being sworn in as a U.S. District judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas in Little Rock. Baker blocked three new abortion restrictions from taking effect Wednesday, July 24, 2019, in Arkansas, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state’s only surgical abortion clinic to close. (Rick McFarland/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP, File)

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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Lynn Durbin: Access to family planning services

Planned Parenthood on Howard Street in Baltimore. (File)

Our country’s most prestigious medical experts, representing more than 4 million health care providers, have voiced serious concerns over a recently published Trump administration Title X regulation that if implemented would put women at-risk of receiving inferior medical care by lifting ...

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New Md. law to protect Planned Parenthood funding could be in play

Planned Parenthood on Howard Street in Baltimore. (File)

If either of the Republican proposals to overhaul the nation’s health insurance rules become enacted, it would lead to an early use of Maryland’s new law providing funding for Planned Parenthood in the federal government’s place. Both the health insurance plan released by ...

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