Iowa high court strikes down ban on ‘webcam’ abortions

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June 19, 2015 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Iowa high court strikes down ban
on ‘webcam’ abortions

ADF: Decision places Planned Parenthood profits ahead of women’s safety


DES MOINES, Iowa
– The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday to strike down an Iowa Board of Medicine ban on “webcam” abortions, in which women are provided with abortion-inducing drugs without any in-person examination by a licensed physician.

 

In August 2014, Planned Parenthood of the Heartland appealed a trial court’s decision to uphold the ban. ADF filed a friend-of-the-court brief  with the Iowa Supreme Court in November 2014 on behalf of pro-life advocates in support of affirming the trial court’s decision. Sixteen other states have enacted similar bans.

 

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Case Name: Planned Parenthood of the Heartland v. Iowa Board of Medicine

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