USA v. HANDY et al

  1. May 31, 2024

    Final Defendant Gets 2 Years In Prison For DC Clinic Blockade

    An anti-abortion activist was sentenced to two years incarceration in D.C. federal court Friday, the final defendant to be sentenced among nine others charged in a 2020 blockade at a reproductive health clinic.

  2. May 22, 2024

    Anti-Abortion Activist Gets Two Years For DC Clinic Blockade

    An anti-abortion activist convicted of invading and blockading a Washington, D.C., reproductive health clinic was sentenced to two years of incarceration Wednesday, becoming the ninth defendant to get prison time in the D.C. federal court case.

  3. April 15, 2024

    Feds Seek Prison For Group That Invaded Abortion Clinic

    Prosecutors are seeking prison sentences for six anti-abortion activists convicted of storming a Washington, D.C., abortion clinic, including a six-year term for the alleged "criminal mastermind" behind this and other blockades.

  4. November 16, 2023

    9th Person Convicted For Anti-Abortion Invasion Of DC Clinic

    A Massachusetts woman was convicted Thursday following a bench trial for invading a Washington, D.C., reproductive health clinic to "save lives" and body-slamming the clinic manager into a waiting room chair, becoming the ninth defendant convicted in the federal case.

  5. July 24, 2023

    Abortion Foes Can't Escape Charges Over Storming DC Clinic

    A Washington, D.C., federal judge has refused to dismiss charges against four anti-abortion activists accused of storming an abortion clinic in the District and injuring an employee, saying the defendants' arguments against a federal law protecting abortion clinic access has no merit and that there is no legal right to "vigilantism." 

  6. February 09, 2023

    How A Dusty Law Review Article Entered The Post-Roe Debate

    A law professor who has long argued that the amendment that abolished slavery also protects abortion rights found his views spotlighted this week when a D.C. federal judge pointed to his decades-old law review article as evidence that the U.S. Supreme Court overstepped in its landmark decision overturning Roe v. Wade.