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Slew of Anti-Choice Bills Headed to North Dakota Governor’s Desk, But Not ‘Personhood’ (CORRECTED)

north dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple

New bills to close the only North Dakota abortion clinic and ban abortion at 20 weeks are now headed to the governor, but “personhood” did not get approved, despite earlier reports.

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Georgia Follows Virginia’s Lead, Plans to Try to Repeal 22-Week Gestation Ban

Georgia Senator Nan Orrock, left (with Rep.Virgil Fludd). (World News, Inc.)

The much maligned and now court embroiled so-called “fetal pain” ban in Georgia probably won’t be overturned, but Democrats will give it a try.

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Rick Perry: “Make Abortion at Any Stage a Thing of the Past”

Gov. Rick Perry addresses a news conference at The Source for Women in Houston on Tuesday, 12/11. Photo: AP.

Like all anti-abortion politicians, the claim of “fetal pain” is really an excuse to end abortion all together.

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Briefs in Support of Arizona’s Pre-Viability Ban Show The Evolution of a Legal Challenge to Roe

photo courtesy of World Cant Wait via Flickr

Briefs filed in support of Arizona’s 20 week abortion ban show the evolution of the anti-choice legal strategy against Roe v. Wade.

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Virginia Lawmakers Put 20-Week Abortion Ban on Hold

Tarina Keene. NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia/flickr.

Citing “constitutional issues,” the bill has been tabled for now.

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Cybersecurity Bill Dies in Part Due to D.C. 20 Week Abortion Ban

Rep. Mike Lee. Steve C. Wilson/AP.

Sen. Mike Lee helps kill the bill with his anti-choice amendment.

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton to House GOP: Stop Bullying D.C. Women With Your Far Right Views

Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton

As the House Judiciary Committee prepares to mark up the D.C. 20-week abortion ban, the District’s sole representative tells the GOP to stop using the women of the city as their pawns.

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Idaho Trial Over “Unlawful Abortion” Could Have National Repercussions

Jennie Linn McCormack. Robyn Twomey/Newsweek

Will the McCormack/Hearn lawsuit open up access to abortion for everyone?

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McKillip Defends His 20-Week No-Exceptions Abortion Ban on Specious Grounds

Image & video via the AthensPatch.

I know I always let the insurance folk make my medical decisions.

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Georgia 20-Week Ban Sponsor Criticized Over Bill By Primary Rival

Rep. Doug McKillip

Is McKillip’s anti-choice advocacy coming back to haunt him?

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