Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron appealed to the Supreme Court to have a law restricting an abortion procedure unblocked that had been banned by two lower courts.
"This is a moment in our country where there is no middle ground. You really can't be on the sidelines," said one past president of Planned Parenthood.
Matthew McConaughey, who has hinted at a gubernatorial run in his home state of Texas, failed to impress Kathy Griffin in one of his recent interviews.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to lift the temporary injunction and they granted his request.
"We've turned away hundreds of people since September 1," said Whole Woman's Health's CEO.
Campaigners are celebrating after a federal judge voted to suspend controversial Texas abortion ban laws.
In her first television interview, set to air Monday night, Shelley Lynn Thornton told ABC News she has "no regrets" about not meeting her biological mother.
The Republican senator called the law "extreme, inhumane and unconstitutional" at an event in Maine.
"That Texas ruling, it seems to me, is a straw in the wind that abortion laws are going to be freshly scrutinized by this Supreme Court," a law professor said.
Cuellar ranked as the third most politically right Democrat in the House and has perviously voted to curb abortion rights.
Mississippi is asking the high court to roll back the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, effectively banning all abortions in the state.
The Republican said he would not have signed Texas' new abortion law when asked about abortion-related legislation during a Thursday debate.
The person who brought the action may be awarded a minimum $10,000 civil award, with $5,000 of the fine going toward a "State Abortion Freedom Access Fund."
Some anti-abortion advocates are worried that the new Texas law will cause a "backlash" against the movement.
In a 2-1 ruling Wednesday, Indiana was allowed to continue enforcing laws restricting abortion consultations and procedures.
"History shows that people will cross state lines to receive proper care," Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring wrote in a brief filed Wednesday.
Texas has introduced a law banning abortions after the sixth week of pregnancy, based on the idea of the so-called "fetal heartbeat."
The law, implemented in 1931, makes it a felony to use an instrument or substance with intent to cause a miscarriage, unless it's a lifesaving measure.
"The court unilaterally declared abortion 'a fundamental right' under the Iowa Constitution, undermining the state's immense interest in protecting children and mothers," said Alliance Defending Freedom Legal Counsel Elissa Graves.
The new average one-way driving distance to an abortion clinic would be 20 times the distance Texans previously traveled for an abortion after six weeks.
"Politicians should not get to interrogate people's reasons for seeking an abortion," said Emily Nestler, senior counsel at the Center for Reproductive Rights
Baker called the law unconstitutional because it would ban nearly all abortions before a fetus is considered viable outside of the mother's womb.
Officers said a group of around 20 people dressed in Proud Boys attire and carrying sidearms, paintball guns and bats were seen outside a Planned Parenthood.
The Alabama law would have allowed district attorneys and lawyers hired to "represent" embryos and fetuses to cross-examine minors seeking abortions.
The temporary injunction issued by U.S. District Judge James Patrick Hanlon in Indianapolis puts the law on hold while it is challenged in court.
"Removing the many existing barriers to earlier abortion care would reduce need for second- and third-trimester abortions," said Jenny Ma from the Center for Reproductive Rights.
"To pursue a blanket denial of the Holy Eucharist to certain elected officials would indeed grieve the Holy Spirit and deny the evolution of that individual, a Christian person who is never perfect, but living in the struggle to get there," the 60 Democrats wrote.
As someone born and raised in Texas, it is disheartening to see how little its government values the right of people like me to exercise our bodily autonomy.