planned parenthood

Washington weighs in against Idaho law restricting out-of-state abortions

BY: - August 1, 2023

Washington joined nearly 20 other states this week in arguing against Idaho’s new law that makes it a crime to assist minors in seeking abortions outside the state.  Attorney General Bob Ferguson, along with attorneys general from 18 other states and the District of Columbia, filed a friend-of-the-court brief Monday in support of several advocacy […]

How Washington’s ‘shield law’ protects abortion patients coming from other states

BY: - June 24, 2023

A year after the federal right to abortion in the United States was overturned by the Supreme Court, Washington state Democrats have not only expanded access to abortion rights for residents here — they’ve attempted to protect out-of-state patients from legal action in their home states.  In April, Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee signed a suite […]