Anti-choice groups have aggressively lobbied Congress to move this and other bills restricting reproductive freedom, and lawmakers like Trent Franks and Marsha Blackburn have proved happy to oblige.
The study is the first academic evaluation of the impact of HB 2 to be released since the law passed last year.
The Supreme Court’s decision leaves in place a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling permanently blocking the law from taking effect.
A move to ban abortion after 20 weeks in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has overcome its first hurdle to becoming municipal law.
A vote to ban abortion after 20 weeks in Albuquerque, New Mexico, won’t be taken in a high-turnout mayoral election this October, as anti-choice activists in the city had originally hoped.
A sweeping decision hands reproductive rights activists one of their strongest victories yet.
This morning, ALEC-affiliated Texas State Rep. Jodie Laubenberg (R-Parker) filed the state legislature’s first attempt to ban abortions after 20 weeks—the so-called Preborn Pain Act.
The governor will veto a ban on abortions after 20 weeks.
A state court judge ruled the state of Georgia could not ban abortions pre-viabilty.
Here in Central America, women are denied life-saving treatment every day. Women with life-threatening illnesses are denied treatment because to do so might harm their pregnancy—just the same explanation that Savita’s husband received from their doctors in Galway. [This article is published in both English and Spanish.]