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‘Unrestricted’ abortion bill passes in Vermont

Legislators in Vermont have passed new measures to enshrine unrestricted abortion access in to law at any time for any reason during a pregancy. The legislature also advanced a measure that would make abortion a constitutional right. As of Friday, H. 57, “An act relating to preserving the right to abortion,” passed both the state…Read More

White House Unveils Rules to Protect Health Workers’ Religious Beliefs

The Trump administration will require hospitals and health organizations to do more to shield medical workers with moral or religious objections to medical procedures such as abortion, assisted suicide or sterilization. A rule released Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services significantly broadens the agency’s enforcement ability and strengthens protections for health care…Read More

Federal judge in Oregon blocks Title X abortion rule

A federal judge in Oregon has issued a temporary nationwide injunction against the Trump administration’s requirement that recipients of Title X family planning funds be separate from abortion facilities. U.S. District Judge Michael McShane of Eugene, Oregon, blocked the changes from taking effect. In his Monday ruling, he called the new regulation “a solution in…Read More