Courts

Judge Temporarily Blocks Kentucky Abortion Law

A U.S. district judge has temporarily blocked a Kentucky law that prohibits most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy and requires an in-person doctor's visit before obtaining a chemical abortion. Earlier this month, the Kentucky legislature overrode Democratic governor Andy Beshear's veto to enact  […]

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Michigan Governor Whitmer Insists on Killing Babies

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer filed a lawsuit challenging her state’s 1931 law banning abortion — the latest move in a flurry of state activity preparing for the possible overturning of Roe v. Wade in a few months. The Michigan law bans abortion at any stage of pregnancy, with an exception for the  […]

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Planned Parenthood Sues Idaho Over Abortion Ban

Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit that seeks to reverse Idaho's new abortion law. The law bans abortions once cardiac activity in a fetus is detected, which happens at approximately six weeks of pregnancy. Many women are unaware at six weeks that they are pregnant. The suit was filed in Idaho's  […]

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Texas High Court Ends Federal Challenge to Abortion Law

The Texas Supreme Court dealt a final blow to abortion providers’ federal challenge to the state’s latest abortion restrictions. The court ruled that state medical licensing officials do not have authority to enforce the law, which bans abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy. This was the  […]

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Court Green-Lights Pro-Life Sidewalk Counseling Lawsuit

A federal judge revived a pro-life advocate's civil rights lawsuit against the city of Charlotte, N.C., last Tuesday. David Benham, founder and president of the pro-life organization Cities4Life, sued the city in April 2020 after police arrested him on charges of violating a COVID-19 gathering ban  […]

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Biden Nominates Pro-Abortion Radical to Supreme Court

President Joe Biden has nominated pro-abortion, anti-religious liberty radical Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. Jackson is currently a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Before she joined the court, Jackson worked as an openly progressive attorney and Obama appointee  […]

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Supreme Court Holds Signs of Hope for Pro-Life Evangelicals

After a long-awaited challenge to Roe v. Wade made it to the US Supreme Court on, pro-life evangelicals who had rallied for the cause for decades were encouraged that the conservative-leaning court appeared willing to uphold a contentious Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks. The  […]

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New York Drops Lawsuit Against Pro-Life Protesters

New York Attorney General Letitia James has dropped a lawsuit against a group of pro-life sidewalk counselors, including 10 church members, accused of harassing people at an abortion clinic. In a dismissal agreement released in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the state  […]

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Oklahoma Supreme Court Blocks Three Pro-Life Laws

In a 5–3 vote, the Oklahoma supreme court has issued a temporary injunction blocking three pro-life laws slated to take effect on November 1. Earlier in October, a district judge blocked two other pro-life laws in Oklahoma from taking effect but allowed these three to remain in place, sending the  […]

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High Court Declines to Block Texas Law Again

The Supreme Court will take up the Texas abortion law on the merits next month in a rare highly-expedited case that could definitively resolve the fate of its six-week ban and unprecedented enforcement mechanism. SB8 will remain in effect for the near future until the court issues its decision,  […]

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