abortion

Supreme Court won’t stop Texas abortion ban, but OKs clinics’ suit

WASHINGTON  – The Supreme Court has ruled that Texas abortion providers can sue over the state’s ban on most abortions, but the justices are allowing the law to remain in effect. The court acted Friday, more than a month after hearing arguments over the law that makes abortion illegal after cardiac activity is detected in an embryo. That’s around six…

North Dakota abortion opponents, supporters say effects of Supreme Court ruling could be profound

Demonstrators at Supreme Court 12/1/2021 WASHINGTON (KVRR) – The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard nearly two hours of arguments that focused on whether sweeping changes could be made to limit abortion rights. Justices are being asked to overrule the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision and the 1992 ruling in Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which reaffirmed Roe. North Dakota Catholic Conference…

Conservative justices signal changes during historic abortion arguments

(Fox News)WASHINGTON – Members of the Supreme Court’s conservative majority are suggesting they may make sweeping changes to limit abortion rights in the United States. The high court heard arguments Wednesday in which the justices are being asked to overrule the court’s historic 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion and its 1992 ruling in Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which…

Clinic director: Supreme Court case ‘grave threat’ to abortion rights

FARGO (AP) – The head of North Dakota’s only abortion clinic says the stakes have never been higher in the debate over a woman’s right to an abortion. Red River Valley Women’s Clinic Director Tammi Kromenaker will join a group of abortion supporters outside the Supreme Court Wednesday, when justices will hear testimony on a case that many believe could…

Stenehjem: North Dakota colleges should avoid giving money to abortion providers

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says state colleges should comply with legislation that forbids a school from funneling grant money to a person or organization that promotes or performs abortions. Stenehjem’s opinion came after an inquiry from North Dakota University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott, who asked if the legislation was constitutional. Stenehjem says it is not…

Supreme Court declines to block Texas abortion law, sets hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court is not immediately blocking the Texas law that bans most abortions, but has agreed to hear arguments in the case in early November. The justices said Friday they will decide whether the federal government has the right to sue over the law. The court’s action leaves in place for the time being a law…

Women’s March for reproductive rights takes place in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- Brought together by the Women’s March organization, dozens of pro-choice supporters are at the Reproductive Rights Rally. Attendees marched through downtown, and stopped in front of the Red River Women’s clinic. They’re concerned about the dwindling number of similar clinics around the state. “This march, this frustration, this anger, this motivation that we have to demand access…

Trump attorney hired to represent South Dakota in abortion case

Jay Sekulow (ACLJ)PIERRE, S.D. (KVRR) – South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem says renowned attorney Jay Sekulow has been hired to join the state’s legal team in its ongoing legal battle against Planned Parenthood. South Dakota is asking the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold a state law requiring women to consult with a pregnancy help center before deciding whether…