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A federal judge has set a June hearing on Planned Parenthood's bid to block a new Indiana law that requires medical providers who treat women for complications arising from abortions to report detailed patient information to the state.

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Kentucky's newest abortion law seeks to prevent a "barbaric" procedure while a fetus is alive in the womb, Gov. Matt Bevin's legal team said in urging a federal judge to reject efforts to prolong delaying the restrictions.

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America's abortion clinics experienced a major upsurge in trespassing, obstruction and blockades by anti-abortion activists in 2017, according to an annual survey by an industry group.

Updated at 10:10 a.m. ET

Iowa's Legislature has passed a bill that would make most abortions illegal once a fetal heartbeat can be detected.

The measure, which would effectively ban abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy, passed the state House late Tuesday and the state Senate early Wednesday. Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds has not said whether she will sign the bill.

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The Republican-led Tennessee Senate has passed a bill that calls for a monument to unborn children to be placed on the state Capitol grounds.

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The Tennessee House has passed a bill that calls for a monument to unborn children to be placed on the state capitol grounds. If passed by the Senate and signed into law, private funds would be raised for a monument to victims of abortion.

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A federal judge in Kentucky has signed an order temporarily stalling enforcement of a new abortion law being challenged by the American Civil Liberties Union.

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Kentucky lawmakers gave final passage to a bill that would ban a common abortion procedure when women are at least 11 weeks into their pregnancies.

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A bill that would prohibit a common abortion procedure after the 11thweek of pregnancy is nearing final passage from the state legislature.

Updated on March 21 at 7:35 p.m. ET

Supreme Court justices on both sides of the ideological spectrum expressed skepticism Tuesday about California's "truth-in-advertising" law requiring anti-abortion clinics to more fully disclose what they are.

The anti-abortion "crisis pregnancy centers" objected to the law on free-speech grounds.

While some more liberal justices appeared receptive to the state's case initially, doubt about the law seemed to increase as the argument progressed.