The lawsuit was filed by the Alliance for Defending Freedom, which was also involved in the Mississippi case that led to Roe v. Wade being overturned.
Tuesday's hearing comes a week after Kentucky voters rejected an anti-abortion ballot measure.
Although Democrats will hold on to control of the Senate after midterm elections, they're still likely to lose control of the House, which would allow Republicans to block any abortion rights laws.
The ballot initiatives come months after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and the constitutional right to abortion it guaranteed to women nationwide.
The future of abortion access in Kentucky could hinge on a constitutional question on the ballot next week.
The overturning of Roe v. Wade has produced abortion ballot questions in a handful of states come Nov. 8.
An Ohio law that bans virtually all abortions will remain blocked while a state constitutional challenge proceeds, a judge said Friday in a ruling that will allow pregnancy terminations through 20 weeks’ gestation to continue for now.
Abortion access may be impacted in several states because bans were put on hold temporarily under court orders. These states include Indiana, Ohio, and South Carolina.
Former Gov. Paul LePage says he’d veto a bill banning abortions at 15 weeks — news that's disappointing to anti-abortion groups.
The South Carolina House voted Tuesday to reject changes the state Senate made to the current six-week ban. Lawmakers wanted to see a ban on all abortions, with exceptions for rape, incest, or if the life of the mother was threatened.
The Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade ruling has sent many teens rushing to their doctors in search of birth control. Wait times for appointments are growing in some areas, and Planned Parenthood offices are receiving a lot of questions for information.
Retired Justice Stephen Breyer, speaking with CNN anchor Chris Wallace, said he doesn't believe the person who leaked a draft court opinion on abortion rights has been identified.
An Indiana judge has blocked the state’s abortion ban from being enforced, putting the new law on hold as abortion clinic operators argue that it violates the state constitution.
Nancy Davis was one of the first women to get caught in the confusing whirlwind of trigger laws in her home state of Louisiana since Roe v. Wade was overturned in June.
With Roe vs. Wade overturned, abortion bans are taking effect in roughly half the states. Here is an overview of abortion access and the expected impact of the court's decision in every state.
The Senate Medical Affairs Committee vote 9-8 with two Republicans joining all Democrats — to send the bill to the full Senate.
It’s the first time VA doctors will be able to perform abortions on federal property.
Attorneys for abortion clinics and a doctor Wednesday urged the Florida Supreme Court to take up a battle about a new state law that prevents abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
South Carolina’s bill currently allows abortions if a mother's life is in danger and then lists several different medical emergencies that would fit into that exception.
An appeals court Wednesday tossed out a temporary injunction that would have blocked a new Florida law preventing abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.