abortion

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In 2015, the California Legislature passed the Reproductive Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care, and Transparency Act (“the Act”) into law, declaring in the bill’s text that “all California women, regardless of income, should have access to...

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The Supreme Court does not use the phrase "personal autonomy" very often. Unlike privacy, it is not a fundamental right. As such, it is still a very limited concept regarding its impact on legal jurisprudence.

In Planned...

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The Supreme Court case that held that the Constitution protected a woman’s right to an abortion prior to the viability of the fetus.

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The case involved a Texas statute that prohibited abortion except when necessary to save the life of...

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In 2013, Texas passed House Bill Two (“H.B. 2”), which places specific requirements on abortion clinics. See Whole Woman’s Health v. Cole, 790 F.3d 563 (5th Cir. 2015) at 576. The Texas Legislature stated that it enacted H.B. 2 to protect the...

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The Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), passed in 2010, requires health insurers to cover preventive care and screenings for women at no cost according to guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”). Geneva College et al...