"This is ridiculous that there are this many barriers for someone to open a clinic to provide something that is legal, something that’s normal medical care."
Two months before the Obria Group got a $1.7 million family planning grant, its CEO emailed supporters to promise it would "never provide hormonal contraception."
Democrats' pushback against the so-called gag rule includes Hyde Amendment language restricting federal funding for abortion care.
One Democrat supported a bill introduced by Texas Republicans that would prohibit state agencies from penalizing workers who refuse to provide services based on religious belief.
Reproductive rights advocates expect Gov. Ned Lamont (D) to sign the legislation if it clears the Democratic-majority legislature.
The conservative Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals appears ready to declare the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. Will Justice John Roberts let such a decision stand?