Unlike in recent years, when the thrust of legislative activity was on regulating abortion, this year legislators seem to be focusing on banning abortion outright.
Both bills aim to make judicial bypass a thing of the past for Oklahoma teens.
Oklahoma teens are the latest target of Americans United for Life’s quest to cut off abortion access.
A federal court strikes a bunch of abortion restrictions in Idaho, while another for-profit company tries and fight the birth control benefit.
Eighteen for-profit companies have filed lawsuits to overturn the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act, which requires that all insurance policies cover birth control without a co-pay as part of preventive care. These companies argue that including insurance coverage for birth control “violates their religious freedom.” Here’s a brief introduction to those companies and their cases.
The chances of U.S. Supreme Court intervention are so slim that something else has to be behind the petition for review.
In states like Kansas and Oklahoma the fight for reproductive justice is raging, and making progress.
Time to dispense with the phony concerns for “life.” Now anti-choicers are just straight-up admitting they don’t think women should be having sex for any other reason but procreation.
Want an abortion without telling your parents? Not in Oklahoma.
Last year’s attempt to pass a “personhood” bill through the Oklahoma legislature was a disaster. Now, it’s a second try.