Tag Archives: Iowa

Planned Parenthood Telemedicine Program Update

Over the past few months, we’ve been following the news reports about Planned Parenthood of the Heartland’s telemedicine program, which allows women to access medication abortion through a live video consult with a doctor. The program involves a Des Moines … Continue reading

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Anti-abortion Activists Contest Planned Parenthood of the Heartland’s Telemedicine Program

Last month, we discussed the medical abortion pill’s progress ten years after its FDA approval and noted that its approval hadn’t increased access to abortion as much as women’s health advocates had hoped. The Guttmacher Institute tells us that women … Continue reading

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Analysis: Iowa Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage

On April 3, 2009, in a unanimous decision, the Iowa Supreme Court recognized that the Iowa statute limiting civil marriage as a union between man and woman violated the equal protection clause of the Iowa Constitution that ensures that “all … Continue reading

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