San Francisco Archbishop, San Diego Bishop Spar Over Biden Receiving CommunionThere’s a deep gulf between Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco and Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego in the high-stakes debate over whether politicians who support abortion rights should be denied Communion.
American Catholic Bishops Looking To Punish Biden, Other Politicians For Supporting AbortionA group of Catholic Bishops in the U.S. plans to take vote on telling President Joe Biden and other Catholic politicians not to take communion if they support abortion rights.
Trump Administration Cuts California Medicaid Funding Over State's Abortion Coverage MandateThe Trump administration is withholding $200 million in Medicaid funding from California in the first quarter of 2021 because of a state mandate that requires health insurance providers to offer coverage for abortions.
San Francisco Appeals Court Upholds Trump Administration Ban On Abortion Referrals At Federally-Funded ClinicsA revised rule by the Trump administration that bans federally funded family planning clinics from providing abortion referrals has been upheld by a San Francisco Appeals court.
California Defies Threat Of Fund Loss Over Abortion CoverageCalifornia’s Democratic leaders were defiant Friday after the Trump administration threatened to cut federal health care funding to the nation’s most populous state over its requirement that insurance plans cover abortions.
Trump Threatens California With Health Funding Loss Over Abortion CoverageThe Trump administration on Friday threatened California with a potential loss of federal health care funds over the state's requirement that insurance plans cover abortions.
San Francisco Judge Strikes Down Trump Healthcare Religious Refusal RuleA U.S. judge in San Francisco on Tuesday struck down a new federal rule that would have allowed health care workers ranging from ambulance drivers to receptionists to refuse to provide care for religious reasons.
San Francisco Cutting Business Ties With 22 States Over Abortion RestrictionsCity officials in San Francisco announced Wednesday it's cutting business ties with nearly two dozen states over laws restricting abortion.
9th Circuit Court Hears Arguments On Trump Rule Barring Abortion ReferralsA specially convened 11-judge federal appeals court panel heard arguments in San Francisco Monday on lawsuits challenging a new rule by President Donald Trump's administration.
9th Circuit Court To Quickly Consider Trump Family Planning RuleA federal appeals court says it intends to quickly consider whether the Trump administration can impose new abortion-related restrictions on federally funded family planning clinics.
Federal Judge in San Francisco Allows Delay in 'Conscience' Rule on AbortionThe Trump administration has agreed to postpone implementing a rule allowing medical workers to decline performing abortions or other treatments on moral or religious grounds while the so-called "conscience" rule is challenged in a California court.
Netflix, Disney Say New Abortion Law May Push Their Business Out Of GeorgiaTwo of the world's biggest entertainment companies say they may stop producing movies and TV shows in Georgia if the state's new abortion law takes effect.
Harris Proposal Would Require States To Prove Abortion Laws Were ConstitutionalSen. Kamala Harris on Tuesday rolled out a new proposal aimed at stopping some state laws that restrict abortion by preventing them from going into effect in the first place.
Rep. Jackie Speier: Women Are 'Being Depicted As Chattel' In Abortion DebateRep. Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo) said Tuesday that women are being portrayed as property in states that have passed legislation restricting abortions.
Oakland Company Raises Funds For Planned Parenthood With 'Abort Unwanted Presidencies' ShirtsAn Oakland-based rock apparel company is selling a politically charged t-shirt emblazoned with a message aimed directly at President Trump and GOP lawmakers working to pass abortion bans in several states.