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U.S. Supreme Court
J. Scott Applewhite / AP

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to take up an appeal of an Alabama law that bans dilation and evacuation abortions, the method most commonly used in the second trimester. That means a lower court ruling, which said the ban was unconstitutional, will stand.

State, Planned Parenthood Seek Delay In Ohio Abortion Case

Jun 25, 2019
Jim Salter / Associated Press

Republican Attorney General Dave Yost has joined Planned Parenthood in asking a federal judge to postpone information-gathering in a legal challenge to Ohio's law banning a common second-trimester abortion procedure.

Jim Salter / Associated Press

A federal judge blocked part of an Ohio law late Thursday that bans the abortion method of dilation and evacuation in most cases, adding to a list of restrictions on the procedure that are or soon could be in legal limbo.

Julie Carr Smyth / Associated Press

Planned Parenthood has sued Ohio over a law that bans dilation and evacuation abortions, one of the most common abortion methods.

Karen Kasler / Statehouse News Bureau

Gov. John Kasich has once again vetoed the six-week abortion ban known as the “Heartbeat Bill,” while signing into law another bill restricting abortions after 12 weeks.

This photo taken June 5, 2012, outside the statehouse in Columbus, Ohio, shows a large balloon in support of the "Heartbeat Bill."
Ann Sanner / Associated Press

Ohio has moved again to impose some of the most far-reaching abortion restrictions in the nation, after Republican Gov. John Kasich signed a ban Friday on dilation and evacuation terminations and set up a showdown with lawmakers over his veto of the so-called "Heartbeat Bill."