JURIST Supported by the University of Pittsburgh

THIS DAY AT LAW
Today in legal history...

Thursday, March 24, 2011

President Obama limited federal abortion funding
Dwyer Arce at 12:00 AM ET

On March 24, 2010, US President Barack Obama signed an executive order continuing a prohibition on the use of federal funds for abortion except in cases of rape or incest or where a woman's life would be endangered. Some anti-abortion congressional Democrats insisted on the order as a condition for their support of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which Obama signed into law the day before.



Learn more about laws regulating abortion from the JURIST news archive.




Link post | IM post | go to JURIST | © JURIST, 2011


LATEST DAYS

 President Kennedy announces blockade of Cuba
October 22, 2014

 French king revoked Edict of Nantes on religious freedom
October 22, 2014

 click for more...

SYNDICATION

Add This Day at Law to your RSS reader or personalized portal:
  • Add to Google
  • Add to My Yahoo!
  • Subscribe with Bloglines
  • Add to My AOL

E-MAIL

Subscribe to This Day at Law alerts via R|mail. Enter your e-mail address below. After subscribing and being returned to this page, please check your e-mail for a confirmation message.
MyBlogAlerts also e-mails alerts of new This Day at Law entries. It's free and fast, but ad-based.

CONTACT

This Day at Law welcomes reader comments, tips, URLs, updates and corrections. E-mail us at archives@jurist.org