Abortion benefits should be extended to contractors: Liz Warren

Abortion benefits should be extended to contractors: Liz Warren

In the wake of the landmark Supreme Court Dobbs decision overturning Roe v. Wade, many employers said they would begin covering travel expenses for employees who need abortions and live in states with a ban. But Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Rep. Cori Bush (D-Mo.) say a large portion of the workforce will be excluded … Read more

South Carolina’s abortion ban violates the constitution and state Supreme Court rules

South Carolina’s abortion ban violates the constitution and state Supreme Court rules

The South Carolina Supreme Court struck down a ban on Thursday abortion after heart activity is detected — usually around six weeks — governing the restriction violates the state constitution’s right to privacy. The decision comes nearly two years after Republican Governor Henry McMaster signed the measure into law. The ban, which included exceptions for … Read more

FDA expands availability of abortion pills

FDA expands availability of abortion pills

Washington — The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday finalized a rule change that broadens the availability of abortion pills to many more pharmacies, including major chains and mail order companies. The Biden administration partially passed the change last year, announcing it would no longer enforce a longstanding requirement that women pick up the drug … Read more

FDA finalizes rule expanding availability of abortion pills – NBC Chicago

FDA finalizes rule expanding availability of abortion pills – NBC Chicago

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday finalized a rule change that expands the availability of abortion pills to many more pharmacies, including major chains and mail-order companies. The Biden administration partially passed the change last year, announcing it would no longer enforce a longstanding requirement that women pick up the drug in person. Tuesday’s … Read more

Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler accused of assaulting a teen in the 1970s

Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler accused of assaulting a teen in the 1970s

CNN — A woman filed a lawsuit against Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler alleging sexual assault, forced abortion and involuntary disgrace in the 1970s, when she was a minor and he was in his mid-twenties. Lawyers for Julia Misley, formerly known as Julia Holcomb, filed suit Tuesday in Los Angeles County. The lawsuit was filed under … Read more

FDA changes plan B packaging label to clarify it does not cause abortion

FDA changes plan B packaging label to clarify it does not cause abortion

The Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that it would review packaging labels for the emergency contraceptive pill, Plan B, that women can take after sex to prevent pregnancy. The federal agency said it will remove references on the birth control package that claim, without scientific evidence, that the pill prevents a fertilized egg from … Read more

Iowa judge blocks efforts to ban most abortions in state

Iowa judge blocks efforts to ban most abortions in state

DES MOINES, Iowa — An effort to ban most abortions in Iowa was blocked Monday by a state judge upholding a ruling made three years ago. Judge Celene Gogerty found there was no process for overturning a permanent injunction blocking the 2019 abortion law. Gov. Kim Reynolds said in a statement that she would appeal … Read more

Judge rejects first attempt to impose citizen-enforced abortion ban in Texas

Judge rejects first attempt to impose citizen-enforced abortion ban in Texas

A Texas judge on Thursday rejected the first and only attempt by someone to sue a healthcare provider for violating the citizen-enforced abortion ban. . The ruling marks the first test of Senate Bill 8, last year’s Texas law that prohibits anyone from assisting or encouraging an abortion after six weeks of pregnancy. The law … Read more

Warnock, Walker offers final pleas to voters ahead of Georgia Senate runoff

Warnock, Walker offers final pleas to voters ahead of Georgia Senate runoff

Warnock and Walker give final pleas to voters ahead of Georgia Senate runoff – CBS News Watch CBS News Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock, and Republican challenger Herschel Walker, are making their final pitches to voters this weekend as they near voting day for Georgia’s Senate runoff election. Nikole Killion has more. Be the first to … Read more

Indiana judge won’t block 10-year-old abortion inquiry

Indiana judge won’t block 10-year-old abortion inquiry

Indiana’s Republican attorney general may continue to investigate an Indianapolis doctor who spoke publicly about aborting a 10-year-old rape victim from neighboring Ohio, a judge ruled Friday. An attempt to block an investigation by Attorney General Todd Rokita’s office was rejected by Marion County Judge Heather Welch. She also ruled in a separate lawsuit Friday … Read more