Planned Parenthood Seeks to End Idaho Abortion Law

The largest provider of reproductive health services in Idaho filed a federal lawsuit against the state Friday, claiming that Idaho’s physician-only law banning advanced practice clinicians from performing abortion services presents an undue burden on women seeking abortions and is “out of step with the State’s treatment of comparable health services and medically unjustified.”

Read more

Proposed Amendments Reignite Culture Wars in Alabama

In an interview with Courthouse News, controversial former judge Roy Moore says an Alabama ballot initiative allowing the display of the Ten Commandments on state property – an act that got him removed from the state’s high court 15 years ago – has the support of the people because it recognizes moral values.

Read more

Judge Rules Feds Didn’t Violate Establishment Clause

A federal judge in San Francisco struck down a lawsuit Thursday by the American Civil Liberties Union that claimed U.S. Health and Human Services violated the separation of church and state by allocating millions of dollars to faith-based groups that took in unaccompanied immigrant minors but refused to give them birth control or access to abortions.

Read more