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Iowa Bill Would Allow Women to Sue Physicians If They Regret Their Abortion

Under the legislation, a patient could sue a doctor within ten years of terminating a pregnancy, even after signing a form acknowledging informed consent. Bill opponents say it unfairly singles out one specific medical procedure, sets a disproportionately long statute of limitations, and is redundant.

Under the legislation, a patient could sue a doctor within ten years of terminating a pregnancy, even after signing a form acknowledging informed consent. Bill opponents say it unfairly singles out one specific medical procedure, sets a disproportionately long statute of limitations, and is redundant.

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West Virginia House Advances Proposed 20-Week Abortion Ban (Updated)

West Virginia House of Delegates

A bill to ban abortions at 20 weeks passed out of a house committee Monday, after a failed procedural maneuver to pass a similar bill made house Democrats a target of anti-choice falsehoods.

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First Texas Abortion Provider Suspended Over Omnibus Anti-Abortion Law

A Houston doctor who has provided safe abortion care in Texas for 40 years has had his medical license temporarily suspended following the enforcement of HB 2.

A Houston doctor who has provided safe abortion care in Texas for 40 years has had his medical license temporarily suspended following the enforcement of HB 2.

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Louisiana Abortion Providers Allege ‘Harassment and Intimidation’ From Health Officials

A daily nightmare for abortion providers was wondering whether today will be the day when DHH inspectors descend upon their clinics in surprise inspections, intent on finding whatever they can to cite, and then close, legal abortion providers.

Abortion access across the South is decreasing as anti-choice politics spread into “back-door” abortion bans through increased clinic regulation.

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Vermont Senate Repeals Outdated Anti-Abortion Statutes

The bill does not explicitly recognize abortion rights, as another similar bill did, but it protects doctors from prosecution by repealing old criminal statutes.

The bill does not explicitly recognize abortion rights, as another similar bill did, but it protects doctors from prosecution by repealing old criminal statutes.

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Iowa House Passes Telemedicine Abortion Ban

The bill's house passage comes three months after an Iowa judge blocked from going into effect a state medical board rule that would have banned the practice.

The bill’s house passage comes three months after an Iowa judge blocked from going into effect a state medical board rule that would have banned the practice.

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Mississippi House Passes 20-Week Abortion Ban

On Thursday, the Mississippi house passed a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks, without exceptions for rape or incest, even though the state's only remaining abortion clinic only performs abortions up to 16 weeks.

On Thursday, the Mississippi house passed a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks, without exceptions for rape or incest, even though the state’s only remaining abortion clinic only performs abortions up to 16 weeks.

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New Hampshire Senate Committee Votes Against Buffer Zone Bill

Despite the 3-2 committee vote against the patient safety zone, it could still pass in a floor vote because of New Hampshire's unusual legislative process.

Despite the 3-2 committee vote against the patient safety zone, it could still pass in a floor vote because of New Hampshire’s unusual legislative process.

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Oklahoma Admitting Privileges, Medication Abortion Bills Clear Committee

An Oklahoma house committee has passed two bills that would further restrict access to safe, legal abortion in the state.

An Oklahoma house committee has passed two bills that would further restrict access to safe, legal abortion in the state.

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Evidence Suggests Anti-Choice Doctor Lied About Abortion-Related ‘Complications’

Dr. Byron Calhoun

There is now proof positive that Byron Calhoun, an anti-choice doctor who has been influential in West Virginia politics, grossly overstated the number of abortion-related complications that are treated at Charleston Area Medical Center Women and Children’s Hospital in West Virginia each year.

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