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Posts tagged ‘abortion law’

 

New York Judge Blocks “Conscience Rule”

A judge recently vacated a conscience rule that allows healthcare workers to refuse care or refer in procedures with which they have religious objections.

November 27th, 2019

A New York federal judge recently vacated a “conscience rule” created by the Trump administration that allows health care workers to refuse to participate or refer in procedures with which they have religious objections. This religious objection is most commonly raised in abortion or gender reassignment surgeries. The decision marks an advancement in women’s and Read More


How Justice Kavanaugh Could Alter Landmark Cases

Newly appointed Justice Kavanaugh could alter the outcome of many landmark cases that may appear before the Supreme Court.

November 9th, 2018

  At the beginning of July 2018, President Trump announced his decision to appoint Brett Kavanaugh to fill the spot left by the retirement of Justice Kennedy, and last month, Kavanaugh was confirmed by the Senate and sworn in to the Supreme Court. While Justice Kavanaugh previously served on the US Court of Appeals for Read More


Satanist Group Challenges Missouri Abortion Law

A group of Satanists is challenging a Missouri law that requires women who want an abortion to receive a booklet stating that life begins at conception.

March 2nd, 2018

  A group of Satanists at an organization called the Satanic Temple recently challenged a Missouri law that requires women who want an abortion to receive a booklet stating that life begins at conception. They took their case to the Missouri Supreme Court by arguing that this requirement violates the religious beliefs of women. This Read More


A Bill Has Passed the House Restricting Federal Funds for Abortions

New bill denies federal funds for abortion to women around the country

February 24th, 2015

Recently the House voted to pass an anti-abortion bill severely limiting the federal funding of abortions.  The Universal Life Church is interested in the outcome of any bill that may restrict another’s constitutional rights. The Anti-Federal Funding Abortion Bill The bill will restrict federal funds from being used for abortions.  The restrictions of federal funds Read More


North Dakota Abortion Law: Overturned

April 30th, 2014

North Dakota no longer has one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the United States. In April, Federal Judge Daniel Hovland overturned a stringent anti-abortion measure signed last July by Republican Gov. Jack Darymple calling it “invalid and unconstitutional.” Reproductive rights groups cheered the ruling. The law had prohibited a North Dakota abortion after Read More