The abortion, well into the teen's third trimester, violated Nebraska law at the time that banned abortion after 20 weeks of gestation.
Planned Parenthood announced Thursday that it will resume offering abortions in Wisconsin next week after a judge ruled that an 1849 law that seemingly banned the procedure actually didn't apply to abortions.
The sweeping decision comes amid a trend in Latin America loosening restrictions on abortion even as access has been limited in the United States.
After nearly 30 years, Pennsylvania's new governor plans to end a contract with an organization that distributes funds to anti-abortion counseling centers.
The South Carolina Supreme Court upheld a ban on most abortions this week but left undecided the question of when, exactly, the “fetal heartbeat” limit begins during pregnancy.
Ohio Republicans introduced the measure in hopes of undercutting a citizen initiative voters will decide in November that seeks to elevate abortion rights in the constitution.
Ohio voters have resoundingly rejected a Republican-backed measure that would have made it more difficult to pass abortion protections.
A Texas judge has ruled the state’s abortion ban has proven too restrictive for women with serious pregnancy complications and must allow exceptions without doctors fearing the threat of criminal charges.
Health care providers in Alabama have filed lawsuits against state Attorney General Steve Marshall over threats to prosecute people who help women arrange abortions outside the state.
A majority of Ohio voters say abortion should generally be legal, an AP poll found.
The judge’s decision on Monday means abortion is once again legal in Iowa up to 20 weeks of pregnancy while the courts assess the new law’s constitutionality.
A judge is still considering abortion advocates’ request to put the restrictions on hold.
Iowa’s Republican-led Legislature has passed a bill banning most abortions after roughly six weeks of pregnancy.
Most people who live in states that have banned abortion throughout pregnancy say they believe abortion should be available for at least the first six weeks, while others think there should be some restrictions.
The fight over Wisconsin's 1849 abortion ban will keep moving forward after a Dane County judge's ruling Friday, July 7.
Gerson Fuentes, 28, confessed to Columbus police.
The Indiana Supreme Court ruled Friday that the state's abortion ban doesn't violate the state constitution, removing a major hurdle to enforcing the ban Republicans approved last summer.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has signed into law adjustments to new abortion restrictions taking effect in the state this weekend.
Saturday, June, 24, marks one year since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that provided a constitutional right to abortion.
A bid by Iowa Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds to reinstate the state’s strict ban on most abortions has failed. In a rare 3-3 split decision Friday, the state's supreme court upheld a 2019 district court ruling that blocked the law.