Entries Tagged ‘5th Circuit Court of Appeals’

What 6-3 Supreme Court ruling on Texas abortion law means

Supreme Court votes 6-3 to block texas abortion clinic regulationsAs most know by now, the U.S. SUPREME COURT ruled by a lopsided 6-3 majority on October 14 that Texas could not enforce that part of its 2013 omnibus pro-life law requiring abortion clinics to meet the same standards as other ambulatory surgical centers, this while the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals makes its decision on the case.

The abortion industry’s looming RU-486 legal crisis

RU-486 mifepristone abortion pillA Politico article today about new abortion cases that could reach the Supreme Court gave bare mention of its potential review of RU-486 regulation.

But due a circuit court split on laws regulating the administration of RU-486, such a review looks likely - and promising for the pro-life side.

BREAKING: Louisiana legislature passes Texas-style pro-life mega-bill

Katrina Jackson HB388 pro-life billThe Louisiana House voted this afternoon 88-5 to join the Senate in passing a pro-life omnibus bill, which Governor Bobby Jindal promoted and has already promised to sign.

But unlike Texas, there was no pink tennis-shoed legislator trying to hold up the process. HB388 received bipartisan support, even sponsored by a Democrat – Rep. Katrina Jackson, pictured left.

Depending on the source, the enacted measure is anticipated to close either three or four of the state’s five abortion clinics. Good riddance. Quoting nola.com:

Pro-life news brief 8-23-12

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat Abortion is a reason for gender gap between Republican and Democratic voters? Not so much. The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals lifted a temporary injunction which temporarily prevented Texas from eliminating Planned Parenthood from the Texas Women’s Health Program. From this AP article, the average reader would leave […]

Life Links 1-26-12

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat The Center for Reproductive Rights has asked for a rehearing of Texas’ ultrasound law in front of the entire 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. Abortions will resume at a Planned Parenthood in Columbia, Missouri now that the clinic has found a new abortionist. An Australian abortion clinic will […]

Life Links 1-16-12

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat The Northern Illinois Women’s Center abortion clinic in Rockford will be closed permanently. This is after the clinic had done a variety of tasks required to meet health regulations including plans to hire an abortionist with surgical privileges at an in-state hospital: According to an email sent to […]


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