Court: Parentless girl, 16, not ‘mature’ enough for abortion
An appellate court has upheld a lower court ruling that a parentless 16-year-old girl in the Florida Panhandle was not “sufficiently mature” to end her pregnancy while seeking a waiver from a state law that requires minors to get parental consent for an abortion.
Protester scales Miami structure to hang banner calling on Biden to protect abortion rights
As part of a larger pro-abortion rights protest, a man scaled a downtown Miami structure calling on President Joe Biden to do more to protect abortion rights in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Providers argue Florida’s privacy measure protects abortion
The American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood and other reproductive health providers on Monday are asking a Florida judge in Tallahassee to issue a temporary, emergency injunction stopping the new law passed by a GOP-controlled Florida Legislature from taking effect on Friday.
This is what abortion protests look like in Washington D.C. right now
The Supreme Court on Friday stripped away the nation’s constitutional protections for abortion that had stood for nearly a half-century. The decision by the court’s conservative majority overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling and is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states.
Florida suspends abortion clinic after hospitalizations
An abortion clinic that serves women from all over the U.S. South had its license suspended this weekend under an emergency order from Florida health officials after two women who had undergone procedures at the clinic were hospitalized this year.
This is what protests on the Roe v. Wade situation look like across the country
Protests have erupted all over the country after Politico released a leaked initial draft majority opinion indicating the U.S. Supreme Court would overturn two abortion-related cases, which would end federal protection of abortion rights.
Pro-choice groups celebrate historic victory in Colombia
There were only three exceptions — life-threatening cases, fetus malformations, or rape or incest — when a coalition of organizations filed a lawsuit to challenge the ban as discriminatory in 2020. On Monday, pro-choice activists had a historic victory. The country’s Constitutional Court sided with the coalition.
Florida considers banning abortions for women who have fetuses with disabilities
“For those of you that feel as strongly as you do that abortion is health care, there are many of us that don’t feel that the killing of a child can ever be health care, and we feel just as strongly as you do in your beliefs,” Grall told the panel.sun-sentinel.com