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Abortion

Posted by Paul Brennan |
Iowa Supreme Court stays new anti-abortion rules, but access to services remains a problem

Iowa won’t be immediately joining the 27 states that impose a waiting period on women seeking an abortion. Last week, the Iowa Supreme Court issued an order temporarily staying the...

Posted by Eleanore Taft |
Four Planned Parenthood clinics close in Iowa

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland announced this week they will close clinics in the Quad Cities, Burlington, Keokuk and Sioux City as a result of funding cuts passed by the...

Posted by Eleanore Taft |
Twenty-week abortion ban passes Iowa house

The Iowa house of representatives today passed SF-471, a bill that would ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy in most cases. A version has already passed the senate, and...

Posted by Drew Bulman |
Bill that would require ultrasound before abortion clears Iowa House subcommittee

An Iowa House subcommittee approved a bill Wednesday that would require women in Iowa to receive an ultrasound prior to receiving an abortion — a divisive...