Cheryl Wetzstein

Judge blocks fetal heartbeat abortion ban

A first-in-the-nation law to outlaw most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is heard — possibly around six weeks gestation — has been temporarily... Read more

Texas abortion law fracas not over

The tough new abortion restrictions signed into law Thursday by Texas Gov. Rick Perry will almost certainly be challenged in court, the American... Read more

Pennsylvania AG refuses to defend state marriage law

A lawsuit filed this week by gay couples against Pennsylvania's marriage law got a major boost Thursday when the state's top law officer said she... Read more