In post-Roe US, abortion providers seek licenses across state lines

25/06/2022 2:29:00 PM

In some instances, clinics are relocating to nearby states likely to protect abortion rights

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In some instances, clinics are relocating to nearby states likely to protect abortion rights.

In some instances, clinics are relocating to nearby states likely to protect abortion rights

by the US Supreme Court to end recognition of a woman’s constitutional right to terminate a pregnancy.. Others are developing legal strategies to fend off restrictions, and helping people figure out how to obtain abortions in different states. And at clinics in states like California where women are likely to travel for the procedure, preparations are underway to add services and staff.

More than half the states in the country could soon have laws banning or severely restricting abortion following Friday’s ruling. Already, 13 states have so-called trigger laws, or abortion bans that quickly take effect after federal protections are eliminated, according to the Guttmacher Institute, a research group that supports abortion rights.

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Jennifer Kerns, a California physician, will soon also practice 1,800 miles away at an abortion clinic in Kansas, where women from nearby states in the Midwest with bans on the procedure are expected to seek care.NEW YORK, USA – US companies including Walt Disney Co DIS.NEW YORK, USA – US companies including Walt Disney Co DIS.WASHINGTON, United States – Emboldened by its landmark win at the Supreme Court, the US anti-abortion movement pivoted immediately Friday to its next goal: to have the procedure banned in each of America’s 50 states.

Abortion clinics and providers say Kerns is among dozens of doctors who have recently sought new medical licenses in states where abortion could remain legal, anticipating Friday’s landmark decision by the US Supreme Court to end recognition of a woman’s constitutional right to terminate a pregnancy. “We felt like this was part of our responsibility – to provide services in a place where they’re really needed,” said Kerns, a surgeon who teaches and practices at the University of California, San Francisco, medical school.O said on Friday, June 24, they will cover employees’ expenses if they have to travel for abortion services after the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade. She plans to fly to Wichita, Kansas, when her schedule allows. The US Supreme Court on Friday overturned the landmark 1973 ruling that recognized a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion, handing a victory to Republicans and religious conservatives who want to limit or ban and, in some states criminalize, the procedure. Adding out-of-state doctors is just one of the measures being taken by abortion clinics facing an uncertain landscape in which abortion access will be decided state by state, threatening to put some clinics out of business, and straining those that remain with more patients. . .” “Over the next few years we will have the opportunity to save hundreds of thousands, even millions of lives by limiting the horror of abortion in many states.

Others are developing legal strategies to fend off restrictions, and helping people figure out how to obtain abortions in different states. States offering abortion protections include New York and Maryland. States offering abortion protections include New York and Maryland. And at clinics in states like California where women are likely to travel for the procedure, preparations are underway to add services and staff. Must Read In their own words: US Supreme Court justices on overturning Roe v. The company’s benefits will cover the cost of employees who need to travel to another location to access care, including to obtain an abortion, it said. Wade More than half the states in the country could soon have laws banning or severely restricting abortion following Friday’s ruling. Facebook owner Meta will reimburse travel expenses for employees seeking out-of-state reproductive care, but the company was also “assessing how best to do so given the legal complexities involved,” according to a spokesperson. Already, 13 states have so-called trigger laws, or abortion bans that quickly take effect after federal protections are eliminated, according to the Guttmacher Institute, a research group that supports abortion rights. But Meta also moved to limit internal discussion of the ruling. More than half of all states are now poised to severely restrict or outlaw the practice, 13 of them through so-called “trigger” laws that come into effect almost immediately, based on the high court’s decision.

In North Dakota, which has a trigger law, Tammi Kromenaker is scrambling to open a new abortion facility across the border in Minnesota. Kromenaker, who has run North Dakota’s only abortion clinic, the Red River Clinic, for 24 years, said two of the clinic’s doctors are already licensed in Minnesota, and a third is working to get a license there. Moderators also took down links to Facebook posts by outgoing Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg that condemned the ruling, the employee wrote. Moderators also took down links to Facebook posts by outgoing Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg that condemned the ruling, the employee wrote. “We’re committed to this care, but we shouldn’t have to bend ourselves, twist ourselves into all these different shapes and meet all these different challenges this way,” Kromenaker said. In other states with trigger laws, clinics are already in the process of halting abortions. Policies supporting abortions varied among companies. Even in advance of the Roe decision, a statewide ban in Oklahoma forced clinics to stop taking appointments for the procedure. Dick’s Sporting Goods DKS. “To say that we are elated would be an understatement, but our work does not stop here,” they said of the Supreme Court decision.

Clinics run by Planned Parenthood in Utah, another trigger law state, said they will stay open as long as possible, hoping to use the legal system to delay or overturn bans passed by lawmakers.N Chief Executive Lauren Hobart said on LinkedIn that the company would pay up to $4,000 in travel for employees or their family members and a support person if abortion was not available nearby. Legal strategy Lawyers representing abortion providers are coalescing around a plan to argue that privacy and equal protection rights in the constitutions of many states protect abortion without explicitly saying so. “We have no intention of immediately saying this is the end of the road,” said Wellspring Health Access president Julie Burkhart, who plans to open a clinic in conservative Wyoming, arguing the state constitution’s emphasis on liberty protects abortion rights. Lawyers and other experts said employers could face claims that their policies violate state laws banning, facilitating or aiding and abetting abortions. Lawyers and other experts said employers could face claims that their policies violate state laws banning, facilitating or aiding and abetting abortions. The strategy, said Cary Franklin, faculty director of the Center for Reproductive Health, Law and Policy at the University of California, Los Angeles, is to establish wherever possible that abortion is a state right even if the Supreme Court has ruled it’s not a protected federal right. The legal strategy is already being tested in Pennsylvania, where the Women’s Law Project is arguing in court that the state’s constitution protects abortion rights, even as conservative lawmakers back an amendment to outlaw it, said policy and advocacy director Amal Bass.O said it would legally shield drivers in abortion cases, saying it would expand a recent policy as new state laws were passed. – ‘Personhood’ – But the movement has broader horizons, hoping ultimately to persuade Congress or the Supreme Court to fully outlaw abortions on the grounds that a fetus or embryo has the same federally protected rights as a person.

Must Read Disney, other US companies offer abortion travel benefit after Roe decision In Kansas, where the state supreme court has already ruled there is a right to an abortion in its constitution, proponents figure that even if a proposed new amendment banning abortion is approved by voters in August, they have about a year to stave off restrictions through legal challenges. “No driver should have to ask a rider where they are going and why,” a spokesperson said. Kerns’ new Kansas license is the second one she has obtained in less than a year. A draft of the Supreme Court ruling on abortion was leaked in May. She earlier became licensed in Oklahoma, providing abortions to women fleeing restrictions in neighboring Texas until Oklahoma enacted its own ban last month. And if Kansas bans abortion, too? “All those people would have to come to Colorado or New Mexico,” she said.N, Microsoft Corp MSFT.N, Microsoft Corp MSFT. “I would get licensed in those states..

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