Abortion Information

Kentucky's last abortion clinic in long-running war


Kentucky's last abortion clinic in long-running war
The Courier-Journal

At dawn, protesters kneel on the concrete sidewalk holding crosses and rosaries, swaying, singing and praying aloud. Police cruiser lights flash on a corner near an Action Loan shop. Men stalk the sidewalk waving posters of bloody abortions, reading from Bibles and preaching damnation on portable loudspeakers.Women, arriving for appointments, emerge warily from cars and are hustled briskly down the sidewalk by dozens of orange-vested escorts toward the EMW Women's Surgical Center. Their faces harden as protesters follow them, pushing religious tracts, offering adoption or calling them murderers.Flanked by clinic escort Meg Stern on one side and protester Donna Durning on the other, one woman is converged upon by a scrum of shouting protesters as she reaches a white private property line painted on the concrete and lined with escorts before finally entering the mirrored glass doors of Kentuckyâs last remaining abortion clinic.

full story

 read more

Related news

South Carolina Governor issues order cutting abortion clinic funding
UPI.com, District of Columbia - August 26, 2017

Aug. 26 (UPI) -- South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster issued an executive order Friday, blocking public funding for physicians or medical practices affiliated with abortion clinics.The order directed state agencies to stop providing state or local funds through ...

more

Florida's abortion waiting period back in court
Tampabay.com, Florida - July 19, 2017

In documents filed with the court, lawyers for Gainesville Woman Care, an abortion clinic that launched the legal challenge along with the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida and others, argued that the Supreme Court's ruling made clear the statute should ...

more

Texas Bill Could Send People to Jail for Driving a Woman to an Abortion, Lawmaker Says
Texas Observer, Texas - May 24, 2017

The sweeping anti-abortion bill that passed the Texas House May 19 could allow nearly anyone involved in the process of an unlawful abortion to be charged with a state jail felony, Moody said. That includes the doctor who performed the abortion, but also the person ...

more

Planned Parenthood asks justices to step into abortion dispute
SCOTUSblog (blog) - September 22, 2017

Arguing that two Missouri abortion requirements are “virtually identical” to the Texas regulations that the Supreme Court struck down in 2016, Planned Parenthood asked the Supreme Court to reinstate a lower court’s order blocking the state from enforcing ...

more

Abortion Activists to Send Bloody Tampons to Texas Gov to Protest Requiring Burial for Aborted Babies
LifeNews.com, Montana - December 8, 2016

The new rule, introduced in July by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, requires that abortion facilities, hospitals and other medical centers either cremate or bury the remains of aborted and miscarried babies. State officials said the rule does not ...

more

More from Kentucky

Trending today

Appeals Court Sets Terms For Abortion For Teen Immigrant

The federal appeals court for the District of Columbia has ruled that a teen who is detained ...

Case Considers Unaccompanied Minor's Right To Have An Abortion

In a case that pits the Trump administration against a 17-year-old Mexican girl in the U.S. ...

Court Puts A Hold On Order That Approved Undocumented Teen's ...

A federal appeals court has temporarily blocked a judge's ruling that would have allowed a ...

The Trump administration just made its most Orwellian attack ...

The United States government is holding a woman prisoner to keep her from obtaining an abortion.Let ...

U.S. abortion rate fell 25 percent from 2008 to 2014; one in ...

The U.S. abortion rate has fallen dramatically, by 25 percent, in recent years. The procedure ...

Local Updates

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming