A new report from the NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia Foundation shows that crisis pregnancy centers are misleading and in some cases obstructing patients from accessing abortion services, and they are doing so under the auspices of being sanctioned by the state.
Can we encourage every state to follow their lead?
Reproductive health and rights were once again the subject of extensive debate in state capitols in 2012. Over the course of the year, 42 states and the District of Columbia enacted 122 provisions related to reproductive health and rights. One-third of these new provisions, 43 in 19 states, sought to restrict access to abortion services.
The women of Louisiana now need a 24-hour wait, to listen to the fetal or embryonic heart tones and must hear a physical description prior to abortion.
The House judiciary committee will decide whether or not to move the bill onto the floor for a vote.
Iowa legislators are rallying for the right to privacy–except when it comes to your body.
The state Attorney General is considering an appeal, calling it necessary for a “medically informed decision.”
The public pressure has finally resulted in the bill officially being laid to rest for the legislative season.
A Virginia proposal would have mandated that insurance companies pay for forced ultrasounds now required by law.
A myriad of amendments have been attached to the proposal in an attempt to kill the entire bill.