A Minnesota Representative tells a woman testifying against the proposed fetal pain ban that she should have given birth, like Rick Santorum’s wife did.
The acquittal of an Australia couple for illegal abortion reveals much about how abortion bans are misunderstood by the general public, and why anti-choicers prefer it stays that way.
North Dakota’s “egg-as-person” bill would afford “preborn persons” the “privileges and immunities” of state citizenship.
Arkansas bans “partial birth” abortion, and pregnant women and their physicians are left to guess which safe surgical abortion techniques HB 1113 bans.
Finally, the economic downturn delivers a silver lining for America’s women: legislators in Utah, who are gung-ho about an abortion ban, aren’t going to pursue one in this legislative session because of the cost associated with defending the ban in court.
The South Dakota measure to criminalize abortion was defeated by 10 points. The campaign responsible for challenging the ban used messaging much of the national pro-choice movement might not agree with. How does a state in which most voters identify as pro-life defeat an abortion ban?
This morning, a full Fourth Circuit Court reconsidered a Virginia ban on certain late-term abortion procedures.
The groups supporting Colorado’s Amendment 48 represent the most extreme wing of the right to life movement. These groups and individuals lead campaigns against contraceptive access.
Proponents of the South Dakota abortion ban argue that the health exception protects women’s well-being. But the amendment would force physicians to make medical decisions with their attorneys, rather than with their patients.
If the Lithuanian Parliament adopts more restrictive abortion regulations currently under debate, Lithuania would join Malta, Ireland and Poland as a European country in which access to abortion is significantly limited.