Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit against the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Tuesday, challenging guidance directed at pharmacies to fill prescriptions for abortion-inducing medication.      The lawsuit seeks to overturn the guidance issued last summer to retail pharmacies that accept Medicaid or Medicare, in an effort by … Read more

Gov. Jay Inslee and other Washington lawmakers have announced several new policy proposals that will be part of a 2023 legislative package that aims to strengthen abortion access and other reproductive health services in the state.     Lawmakers announced the proposals at Federal Way’s Wayside United Church of Christ on Friday. Rep. Drew Hansen … Read more

The United States Supreme Court officially released its judgment in the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization on Tuesday, initiating a 30-day countdown to the implementation of the Texas Human Life Protection Act, or the “trigger” law banning nearly all abortions.      The preceding opinion in Dobbs, handed down on June 24th, overturned … Read more

State legislators, along with community advocates, urged Senate Democrats and the Biden administration to close the abortion coverage gap for vulnerable Floridians at a press conference hosted by Health Care for Florida on Tuesday. The calls to action follow the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, effectively overturning federal abortion protections.  … Read more