abortion

Ellison: Minnesota will continue to allow legal abortions

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison says abortion will be legal in Minnesota regardless of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KVRR) – Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison says abortion will be legal in Minnesota regardless of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling. He mentioned Doe V Gomez from 1995 where the Minnesota Supreme Court went even further than Roe V Wade that rules abortion a constitutional right at the state level. It allows low income women to use…

Planned Parenthood describes why it’s possibly offering abortions in Moorhead

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Planned Parenthood possibly offering abortion services at its Moorhead clinic is part of its nationwide plan for what they are calling a “worst-case scenario” to handle an increase of patients. Planned Parenthood wants to offer abortions in states where it will be legal if Roe v. Wade is overturned. They announced their plan to add abortion…

Moorhead’s Planned Parenthood clinic could soon offer abortion services

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Planned Parenthood says it will offer abortion services at its clinic in Moorhead if the Red River Women’s Clinic does not quickly relocate if the Supreme Court overturns Roe vs. Wade. The organization says it expects the clinic to make the short move across the river by July 1 if necessary. The Fargo clinic has long…

Abortion rights activists to rally in Fargo, Bismarck, Grand Forks, Minot

FARGO (KVRR) – Abortion rights activists are planning demonstrations across North Dakota on Saturday. The “Bans Off Our Bodies” rallies will be held in Fargo, Grand Forks, Bismarck and Minot. Similar events are scheduled across the country. Organizers say the rallies are part of what they call a “national day of action to demonstrate deep support for access to safe,…

Minnesota Abortion Providers Already Preparing for a Surge

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Minnesota could become a destination for abortion services for women from other states if the U.S. Supreme Court throws out the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. The state’s abortion providers say they’re already preparing for a surge. Abortion would remain legal, at least for now, under a 1995 Minnesota Supreme Court ruling. Minnesota has some…

Abortion pill limit headed to South Dakota Senate

South Dakota CapitolPIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Republican senators advanced a proposal from Gov. Kristi Noem that would make the state one of the most difficult to get abortion pills. A vote on the Senate floor has not been scheduled. But its actual enactment depends on a federal court ruling. Every Republican on the Senate Health and Human Services committee…

Noem’s abortion ban proposal dismissed by lawmakers

South Dakota CapitolPIERRE, S.D. – A Republican-controlled South Dakota House committee has declined to consider a bill from Republican Gov. Kristi Noem that would ban nearly all abortions. It deals a major blow to a top item on the governor’s agenda. Noem’s proposal would have mimicked the private enforcement of a Texas law and prohibited abortions once medical professionals can…

Federal judge halts Noem’s abortion pill restriction rule

PIERRE, S.D. – A federal judge has temporarily halted a South Dakota rule from taking effect that would have made the state one of the hardest places in the U.S. to get abortion pills. U.S. District Judge Karen Schreier granted a request from Planned Parenthood for a restraining order on a state Department of Health rule that was set to…