A new audit says Planned Parenthood in Louisiana has complied with laws that ban public funds from being used to pay for abortions or to encourage abortions.
A new effort is under way in the South to ride the momentum of recent moves elsewhere in favor of same-sex marriage.
In this race, allegiances don't fall neatly along party lines.
Former Congressman Jeff Landry says he's running to be Louisiana's next attorney general, seeking to oust a fellow Republican from the job.
Governors from both parties say a full repeal of the law would be complicated at best, if not impossible, as states move forward with implementation and begin covering millions of people — both by expanding Medicaid rolls for lower-income residents or through state or federal exchanges that offer federal subsidies to those who qualify.