The ruling dismisses a portion of the challenge to the law but lets the underlying challenge to its constitutionality proceed.
Does that make abortions performed by physicians “legal abortion by dismemberment?”
The Lousiana governor signs a bill requiring all clinics and websites to state that it is illegal to coerce a woman into an abortion, and that there are choices other than abortion.
Louisiana’s era of forcing certain convicted sex workers to register as sex offenders appears to be over. Governor Jindall’s office announced today that he had signed into law a bill, sponsored by Louisiana State Representative Charmaine Marchand Stiaes, that effectively moves prostitution convictions back to the level of misdemeanor.
Finally, a legislature is considering the costs of losing federal funding before passing an unconstitutional bill.
The House Health and Welfare Committee voted 10-2 to ban all abortions in the state of Louisiana, a direct Roe V. Wade challenge.
Rhode Island’s legislative agenda on abortion; Louisiana state rep introduces abortion ban; and Rwanda unveils national campaign to address cervical cancer.
The Louisana Representative pushing for a full abortion ban once wanted to pay women to have their tubes tied.
A US Justice Department investigation specifically mentioned Louisiana’s Crime Against Nature law, calling it “a statute whose history reflects anti-LGBT sentiment.
The death of Robin Rothrock, who ran an abortion clinic in Shreveport, Louisiana for many years, is a huge loss, not only, obviously, to her family and close friends, but also to the close-knit community of abortion providers who cherished her.