In an historic re-affirmation of precedent, the United States Supreme Court held that Louisiana’s admitting privileges law for abortion providers was unconstitutional today. In this case, captioned June Medical Services LLC v. Russo, the justices were split 5-4, with Chief Justice Roberts siding with the majority. The impact of this decision for Louisiana is that […]
Earlier this month, Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) introduced the Teleabortion Prevention Act of 2020. If made law, this act would make it a federal crime for healthcare providers to prescribe the chemical abortion pill without being physically present with the patient, being present during the procedure, and scheduling a follow-up visit. Cosponsors of the bill […]
Louisiana senators John Kennedy and Bill Cassidy, as well as Representative Steve Scalise, joined 37 other senators and 167 other representatives in signing an amicus brief on Thursday asking the Supreme Court to reconsider its decision on Roe v. Wade. The 1973 landmark Roe v. Wade decision granting women the right to seek an abortion […]
In response to the restrictive abortion bans being passed across the country, Planned Parenthood sent out a report declaring a Nationwide Public Health Crisis.
We reject politicians who want to control women and are willing to do it at the expense of their children and families.
Several New Orleans activist groups will hold a demonstration at One Shell Square (701 Poydras St.) on Wednesday, May 21.
On Wednesday (May 16) a Louisiana bill that would ban abortions at the sixth week of pregnancy moved one step closer to Gov. John Bel Edwards’ desk.
TV and film production companies are lashing out against Georgia’s new anti-abortion law.
Alabama legislatures have proposed a law that would make getting an abortion at any stage of pregnancy punishable by up to 99 years in prison.
On Friday, the Trump administration finalized a new rule that effectively defunds family planning clinics who offer or refer patients for abortions.
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