How Louisiana Doctors Are Quietly Helping Pregnant Patients (and Themselves) Avoid Jail Time

Photo: Francois Picard (Getty Images) Jezebel broke the story last week that Louisiana has reported zero legal abortions since August 1, after the state‚Äôs near-total ban went into effect. Of…

Louisiana lawmakers kill an insurance mandate to cover fertility preservation for cancer patients

A powerful Louisiana Senate committee scuttled a proposal that would have required insurance companies to cover fertility preservation procedures for cancer patients about to undergo radiation, chemotherapy and other treatments…

If Louisiana bans abortion, will more money be spent on pregnancies?

Government leaders are split on whether the possibility of an abortion ban in Louisiana should require the state to devote more money to services for pregnant people and vulnerable children.…