ACLU Sues Over Near-Total Abortion Ban in Alabama

Abortion providers backed by the American Civil Liberties Union filed an anticipated lawsuit Friday morning challenging the constitutionality of Alabama’s near-total ban on the procedure, kicking off a legal battle that supporters of the ban hope will land in the nation’s highest court.

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Invasion-of-Privacy Case Tests Limits to Investigative Reporting in California

After two years of legal wrangling, a California judge will soon decide if there is enough evidence to try two anti-abortion activists who surreptitiously recorded Planned Parenthood staff supposedly arranging the sale of aborted fetal tissue, in a case some fear will hamstring journalists who go undercover to expose wrongdoing.

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Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains is not entitled to summary judgment in a case over the fatal shooting carried out on Nov. 27, 2015, by Robert Dear, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled, finding that Planned Parenthood knew violence could be expected at its clinics, based in part on death threats to its medical director.

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