Tagged: planned parenthood

Arkansas Abortion Facilities Threatened With Suspension

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/14/2017 11:19 am

Two Arkansas abortion facilities were threatened with suspension — one for not listing the Red Cross on its emergency number list and another for using cloth booties on an exam table — under a new law that the abortion providers are challenging in federal court, according to documents released Wednesday.

Arkansas Again Cuts Off Medicaid Money to Planned Parenthood

by Associated Press 11/28/2017 7:03 am

Arkansas has again cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood, following a court ruling upholding the state's decision to defund the group over videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion group.

Appeals Court Keeps Arkansas Abortion Pill Limits on Hold

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/13/2017 12:59 pm

A federal appeals court is preventing Arkansas from enforcing restrictions on how the abortion pill is administered while Planned Parenthood asks the nation's highest court to review a ruling in favor of the law.

Planned Parenthood Seeks Halt to Arkansas Abortion Pill Law

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/4/2017 10:42 am

Planned Parenthood asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to prevent Arkansas from enforcing restrictions on how the abortion pill is administered while the organization asks the nation's highest court to review a ruling in favor of the new limits.

Federal Court: Arkansas Can Block Planned Parenthood Money

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/16/2017 11:16 am

A federal appeals court panel ruled Wednesday that Arkansas can block Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood over videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion group.

Judge Hears Arguments in Challenge to Arkansas Abortion Laws

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/14/2017 6:57 am

Abortion rights supporters said Thursday four new Arkansas laws they're trying to block would create unnecessary delays for women seeking the procedure and could effectively require a partner's consent beforehand, while the state argued the groups are coming up with problems that don't exist in the new restrictions.

Groups Issue Warning with Arkansas Abortion Lawsuits (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/26/2017 6:59 am

Opponents repeatedly warned that GOP moves to restrict abortion would prompt the types of legal challenges that have halted or overturned other bans enacted in recent years. And now the lawsuits are coming.

Arkansas House Restricts 2nd Trimester Abortion Procedure

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 1/24/2017 6:51 am

Arkansas would become the third state in the nation to ban a common second trimester abortion procedure under a measure approved by the House on Monday, a move opponents blasted as unconstitutional.

Arkansas Panel OKs Restrictions on 2nd Trimester Abortions

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 1/19/2017 11:35 am

An Arkansas legislative committee has voted to outlaw an abortion procedure that opponents call "savage" and "barbaric" while others deem it the safest way to end a pregnancy in the second trimester.

Arkansas Appeals Ruling on Planned Parenthood Medicaid Funds

by Associated Press 12/20/2016 6:53 am

The state of Arkansas has formally appealed a federal judge's order preventing the state from blocking Medicaid funds to Planned Parenthood over videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion group.

Rutledge Evaluating Abortion Ruling's Impact on Arkansas

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/28/2016 7:14 am

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is evaluating how a U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down a Texas abortion law will affect a lawsuit over Arkansas' restrictions on how the abortion pill is administered.

State Asks Judge Not To Expand Planned Parenthood Ruling

by Associated Press 4/12/2016 9:53 am

The state is asking a federal judge to not expand her order blocking Arkansas' attempt to cut off Medicaid funds to Planned Parenthood.

Hearing Set on Effort to Expand Planned Parenthood Case

by Associated Press 1/5/2016 12:53 pm

A federal judge has scheduled a hearing to consider Planned Parenthood's effort to expand a lawsuit challenging Arkansas' decision to block Medicaid funds to the organization over videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion group

Federal Judge Holds Hearing on Arkansas Abortion Pill Limits

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/31/2015 8:00 am

Planned Parenthood told a federal judge Wednesday Arkansas' new limits on the abortion pill will unconstitutionally restrict access to the procedure, while the state said the group waited until the 11th hour by challenging the restrictions days before they take effect.

Lawsuit Filed to Block New Abortion Pill Limits in Arkansas

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/29/2015 6:24 am

Planned Parenthood asked a federal judge Monday to block Arkansas from enforcing a law taking effect this week that will impose new limits on the way the abortion pill is administered.

Arkansas Asks Judge to Not Expand Planned Parenthood Case

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/29/2015 4:59 pm

Arkansas officials are asking a federal judge to reject an effort to expand the lawsuit over the state terminating its Medicaid contract with Planned Parenthood.

Judge Gives Arkansas 2 Weeks to Respond in Medicaid Lawsuit

by Associated Press 10/14/2015 11:29 am

A federal judge is giving Arkansas two weeks to respond to an effort to expand the lawsuit challenging the state's decision to cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood.

Planned Parenthood Asks Judge to Expand Arkansas Case

by Associated Press 10/6/2015 11:08 am

Planned Parenthood is asking a federal judge to expand a ruling that temporarily blocked Arkansas from cutting off Medicaid payments for three patients.

Arkansas to Appeal Judge's Planned Parenthood Ruling

by Associated Press 10/5/2015 10:26 am

Arkansas has filed its notice to appeal a decision from a federal judge that blocked the state from suspending Medicaid funding for three women who sued over the state's cancellation of its contract with Planned Parenthood.

Judge: Arkansas Must Fund Some Planned Parenthood Benefits

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/2/2015 3:31 pm

A federal judge says Arkansas must continue its Medicaid contract with Planned Parenthood while she weighs a lawsuit challenging the state's decision to cut off funding over secretly recorded videos by an anti-abortion group.