News tagged with state laws

US judge: State abortion ultrasound law illegal

A North Carolina law requiring women who want an abortion to have an ultrasound and then have a medical provider describe the image to them is a violation of constitutional free-speech rights, a federal judge ruled Friday.

Jan 18, 2014
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Reinstatement of abortion law closes Texas clinics

Many pregnant women in Texas are facing limited options after an appeals court allowed most of the state's new abortion restrictions to take effect. The decision effectively barred more than a third of the ...

Nov 02, 2013
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Another month of fixes for US health care website

The Obama administration has set a rough timetable of the end of November for completing a long list of fixes to the new, trouble-plagued government website for uninsured Americans to get health insurance ...

Oct 26, 2013
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US Republicans vow no let up on 'Obamacare' (Update)

Republicans revived attacks against their favorite target "Obamacare" Tuesday by seizing on technical failures to try to delay its rollout, amid some fraying of Democratic support for the health care reforms.

Oct 22, 2013
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Health insurance markets open; success to be seen

Millions of Americans will be able to shop for the first time Tuesday on the insurance marketplaces that are at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care reforms, entering a world that is supposed ...

Oct 01, 2013
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Studies take early look at health law's premiums

Coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law won't be cheap, but two independent private studies show that cost-conscious consumers hunting for lower premiums will have plenty of options.

Sep 04, 2013
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Don't txt n drive: Teens not getting msg

Teens can get hundreds of text messages a day, but one message they aren't getting is that they shouldn't text and drive. Nearly 43 percent of high school students of driving age who were surveyed in 2011 reported texting ...

May 04, 2013
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