A flurry of legal activity over state-level abortion restrictions occupied much of the federal court’s attention last week.
An order blocking enforcement of Wisconsin’s latest anti-abortion law will remain in place while the court considers blocking it permanently.
This week, some anti-choice efforts hit roadblocks, while pro-choice activists across the country fed off the momentum from Texas.
With several abortion restrictions on hold, anti-choice activists are using their down time to prepare for a new push to grant legal rights to fertilized eggs via a “personhood” measure.
On this episode of Reality Cast, I’ll be covering all the other states besides Texas that are dialing up the restrictions on abortion. Well, and Texas, just not as much. A policy analyst from Guttmacher will be on to help!
RH Reality Check Editor in Chief, Jodi Jacobson, joined Sonali Kolhatkar on Uprising radio to discuss the more than 40 anti-woman bills that have passed state legislatures in 2013, with a special focus on Texas, Wisconsin, and North Carolina.
Late Monday a federal judge issued a temporary restraining order, blocking enforcement of a new law designed to practically eliminate abortion access in the state.
On Friday, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a forced ultrasound bill that will also require abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles. In 2012, Walker also signed major anti-choice legislation, a telemed abortion ban, in the lead-in to a holiday weekend.
Anti-abortion lawmakers in Wisconsin rush through an admitting privileges law and advocates immediate sue to block it.
AB 252 would require fetal remains to be handled through “burial, interment, entombment, cremation, incineration, or delivery to a medical or dental school anatomy department as an anatomical gift.” But the bill’s sponsor says telling patients about this process would place an “undue burden” on them.