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Arkansas Abortion Ban

Federal Judge Strikes Down Arkansas' 12-Week Abortion Ban

AP | KELLY P. KISSEL | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge Friday struck down Arkansas' attempt to ban most abortions beginning 12 weeks into a woman's pregnancy, say...

Laura Bassett

Arkansas 12-Week Abortion Ban Challenged In Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

The Center for Reproductive Rights and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a complaint in an Arkansas district court on Tuesday challenging the s...

Rivals Ready For Battle Over Contentious Abortion Measures

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics

-- Rival legal teams, well-financed and highly motivated, are girding for court battles over the coming months on laws enacted in Arkansas and North ...

Harsh Anti-Abortion Measure Gives Jolt To The Right

New York Times | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

The adoption by Arkansas last week of the country’s strictest abortion ban — at 12 weeks of pregnancy, when a fetal heartbeat is typically detecte...

Republican Offers Defense Of Nation's Most Restrictive Abortion Law

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics

One Arkansas Republican is seeking to draw a distinction between "eliminating" a woman's abortion rights and severely restricting them. State Rep. ...

Laura Bassett

Dem. Governor Vetoes 12-Week Abortion Ban

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe (D) vetoed a controversial bill on Monday that would ban abortions after just 12 weeks of pregnancy. If enacted, the bill...