New Hampshire does not want to repeal its marriage law, Nebraska may increase family planning funding, the elimination of Title X, young moms need career support, and Republican use of abortion as political manipulation.
Pennsylvania state senator wants to ban insurance coverage of abortion, Montgomery County stands by its CPC bill, pregnant woman accidently given wrong prescription that could cause miscarriage, Nebraska bill would require sex ed, Pittsburgh settles anti-choice protester lawsuit.
Continuing investigation into Dr. Tiller’s murder; tests for eclampsia; more women giving birth early; Nebraska tries to prevent the spread of telemedicine; and a few commentaries on MTV’s No Easy Decision.
From the mountains, through the heartland, and all the way to Guam, new abortion restrictions are being announced as the country prepares for the 2011 legislative session.
Here’s a quick roundup with some additional news for stories we reported on earlier this week.
Dr. Carhart announces an expansion into new states, and the anti-choice call it “victory,” since at least he’s shutting down in Nebraska.
The Susan B. Anthony List is found guilty of misleading claims in their attacks against Ohio representative Steve Driehaus.
In New York state abortion is becoming a key talking point in numerous legislative runs.
In April 2010, the Nebraska legislature banned abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy for all reasons except for the life and physical health of the mother. The reality is that women need later abortions for many of the same reasons women need any other abortion.
That every pregnant woman should have adequate health care and equal health choices should be unarguable. But sadly, we’re still arguing anyway.