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Arkansas Abortion Law

Judge Deals Blow To Harsh Abortion Law

AP | JEANNIE NUSS | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- An Arkansas law banning most abortions 12 weeks into a woman's pregnancy won't take effect while a legal challenge is pending, a ...

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 ...

Coercion, not Consent

John Culhane | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics
John Culhane

The Supreme Court needs to step in to declare that any physically invasive procedures that aren't independently justified constitute an "undue burden" on a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy.

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...

Nation's Strictest Abortion Law Likely To Face Challenges

Reuters | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

By Suzi Parker LITTLE ROCK, Ark, March 7 (Reuters) - Abortion rights groups say they plan to challenge a new Arkansas law adopted on ...

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. ...

Arkansas Abortion Law Takes Effect

AP | ANDREW DeMILLO | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas became the eighth state Thursday to enact a near-ban on abortions starting in the 20th week of pregnancy, and by ne...

Dem Gov Smacks Down Anti-Abortion Bill

AP | ANDREW DeMILLO | Posted 04.28.2013 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe on Tuesday vetoed a ban on most abortions in Arkansas at 20 weeks into a pregnancy, setting up an...

GOP-Controlled Legislature Passes Strict Abortion Measure

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2013 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb 18 (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled Arkansas state Senate approved a measure on Monday to ban abortions after 20 weeks o...