Planned Parenthood Association of Utah Judge Allows 18-Week Abortions To Continue As New Law Is Litigated By Nicole Nixon • Apr 18, 2019 Nicole Nixon / KUER A federal judge pressed pause Thursday on an 18-week abortion ban approved by Utah lawmakers earlier this year as the issue is taken up in court. Abortion Rights Groups File Suit To Halt Utah's New 18-Week Ban From Taking Effect By Nicole Nixon • Apr 10, 2019 Nicole Nixon / KUER Abortion rights advocates are asking a federal judge to block a controversial new law restricting abortions after 18 weeks gestation from taking effect next month. Court Orders Utah to Fund Planned Parenthood By Andrea Smardon • Jul 12, 2016 Andrea Smardon / KUER Listen Listening... / 1:09 A federal appeals court is ordering Utah to continue sending money to the state branch of Planned Parenthood. Democrats Call on Gov. Herbert to Reverse Planned Parenthood Decision By Andrea Smardon • Jan 28, 2016 Courtesy photo Listen Listening... / 1:39 Democrats in the Utah House of Representatives are calling on Governor Gary Herbert to reverse his decision to defund Planned Parenthood in the state, but the governor is not standing down.