On a 5-4 vote Court grants procedural stay Justices Kavanaugh and Gorsuch Would Have Allowed the Law to Go Into Effect On Thursday the U.S. Supreme Court granted a Shreveport, Louisiana abortion facility’s emergency stay request, further delaying Louisiana’s attempt to enforce Act 620. The 2014 law requires abortion physicians to have admitting privileges at …Continue reading "Supreme Court puts Louisiana admitting privileges law on hold"
By Dave Andrusko On Friday we posted about how the abortion industry in Louisiana was lamenting that a bill requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at a local hospital was going into effect January 28. Of course, we knew that they could always appeal the decision of the 5th Circuit to the Supreme Court. What …Continue reading "Pro-abortionists appeal Louisiana law requiring admitting privileges to Supreme Court"
By Missouri Right to Life The Missouri Legislature has consistently passed legislation that requires common sense health and safety standards for abortion facilities and other medical facilities. Among these standards of care is a requirement that a physician have hospital privileges within 30 miles of the abortion clinic where the abortion is being committed and …Continue reading "U.S. District Judge Ruling Supports Health and Safety Standards"
By Dave Andrusko Following on the heels of a pro-life decision by the 8th District Court of Appeals, U.S. Western District Court Judge Brian Wimes on Tuesday refused to block Missouri’s law that requires abortionists to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles and abortion clinics to meet the requirements of ambulatory surgical …Continue reading "Judge declines to block law’s safety requirement, Missouri down to one abortion clinic in St. Louis"
On Wednesday, a federal appeals court panel ruled that a 2014 Louisiana law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital passes constitutional muster. The 2-1 ruling reverses the 2017 ruling of federal district court Judge John deGravelles, who had blocked the law. The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals three-judge panel …Continue reading "Louisiana Pro-Life Leaders Celebrate Ruling Upholding Admitting Privileges Law"
By Dave Andrusko Pro-lifers in Missouri are on a roll in the courts, specifically as it relates to SB 5 which was passed this summer in a special session called by Gov. Eric Greitens. The most recent victory came Friday afternoon when U.S. District Judge Beth Phillips denied Planned Parenthood’s request for a temporary restraining …Continue reading "Pro-lifers win again in Court in Missouri"
Indiana Law Requires Abortion Doctors to Have Admitting Privileges or a Relationship with a Doctor Who Does MERRILLVILLE, IND. – The Planned Parenthood facility in Merrillville, Ind. has been forced to suspend abortion procedures after losing its back-up doctor with admitting privileges as required by Indiana law. Abortion doctors must maintain admitting privileges at a …Continue reading "Admitting Privilege Law Forces Merrillville Planned Parenthood to Suspend Abortions"
By Dave Andrusko It’s not as though U.S. District Judge John deGravelles hadn’t already signaled where he stood, but his decision Wednesday to permanently enjoin Louisiana’s law that requires abortionists to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles was still a bitter blow. In early February 2016, Judge deGravelles found that the admitting …Continue reading "Federal Judge permanently enjoins Louisiana law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges"
JACKSON, Miss. — On Friday, U.S. District Judge Daniel Jordan III permanently blocked a Mississippi’s law, H.B. 1390, that would have closed the Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the state’s lone remaining abortion clinic. The law required abortionists to have admitting privileges at a local hospital in case there were complications. Judge Jordan pointed to the …Continue reading "Federal Judge permanently enjoins law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges in Mississippi"
By Dave Andrusko While unpleasant (and incorrectly decided), the decision Friday by U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson falls into the category of tidying up pro-abortion business. In a 53-page decision, Judge Thompson permanently struck down a part of Alabama’s Women’s Health and Safety Act that required abortionists to have admitting privileges at a local hospital. …Continue reading "Judge permanently strikes down Alabama’s admitting privileges law"
By Dave Andrusko WUMW, Milwaukee’s public radio station, reported this morning that, as expected, Attorney General Brad Schimel will file an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court by today’s deadline asking the justices to review a state law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital in case of emergencies. As NRL News …Continue reading "Wisconsin AG will appeal decision striking down state’s admitting privileges law"
By Dave Andrusko On February 11, Oklahoma County District Judge Don Andrews upheld the state’s 2014 law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles. Last Thursday The Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) asked the Oklahoma Supreme Court to overturn Senate Bill 1848 which the CRR says is “designed to shut …Continue reading "Oklahoma’s largest abortion “provider” appeals decision abortionists must have admitting privileges"