abortion ban

Texas renews court effort to ban abortion procedure

By KEVIN McGILL Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Texas officials are trying to get a federal appeals court’s permission to enforce a ban on a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure, even though the court has not yet ruled on…

Judges slow abortion bans in Texas, Ohio, Alabama amid virus

By DAVID PITT and PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Federal judges in Texas, Alabama and Ohio have temporarily blocked efforts to ban abortions during the coronavirus pandemic. The rulings Monday were handed down as providers…

Mississippi seeks abortion ban for race, sex, genetic error

By Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's Republican-controlled Legislature is trying to restrict the reasons women may seek abortion. This comes after federal courts blocked time limitations the state tried to set the past two years. A bill that…