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Arizona Court Clears Way For Abortion Restrictions
Posted on 12 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) An Arizona appeals court ruled Thursday to allow key parts of a state law restricting abortions to take effect, including one that requires women to see a doctor in person the day before getting an abortion to hear about risks and alternatives... Read More

Planned Parenthood Challenges Nebraska Abortion Law
Posted on 28 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LINCOLN Neb. - (AP) Planned Parenthood of the Heartland filed a lawsuit Monday challenging a new Nebraska law requiring mental health screening for women seeking abortion. The new law would require women wanting abortions to be screened by doctors or... Read More

Planned Parenthood Sues Over Kansas Blocking Funds
Posted on 28 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

TOPEKA, Kan. - (AP) Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Monday over a provision in Kansas' next state budget that prevents the organization from receiving federal family planning funding, marking the first of what could be several legal challenges... Read More

Judge Blocks New Nebraska Abortion Screening Law
Posted on 14 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

OMAHA, Neb. - (AP) A federal judge on Wednesday blocked a new Nebraska law requiring mental health screenings for women seeking abortions until a lawsuit filed against it is decided. U.S. District Judge Laurie Smith Camp granted Planned Parenthood of... Read More

Judge Temporarily Halts North Carolina Planned Parenthood Cut
Posted on 22 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

RALEIGH, N.C. - (AP) North Carolina cannot withhold funding from Planned Parenthood until a lawsuit over that provision of the state budget has been resolved, a federal judge ruled late Friday. The ruling by Judge James Beaty Jr. gives at least a temporary... Read More

Kansas Abortion Doctors Sue To Block State Rules
Posted on 29 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

TOPEKA, Kan. - (AP) Two doctors who perform abortions in Kansas filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block a new licensing law and regulations that abortion rights advocates fear will make Kansas the first state in the country without an abortion provider... Read More