North Dakota House approves egg-as-person legislation; USA Today examines likely effects of provider conscience expansion; Pelosi to meet with Pope; fight on the right over what reduces abortion.
In North Dakota, is it personhood or informed consent?
More buzz possible HHS Secretary picks; Kansas legislature considers anti-choice bills, and so does South Carolina’s; Scott Lemieux takes the measure of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
In 2008, a few state legislatures took steps to promote reproductive health, by requiring hospitals to provide information on EC to rape survivors and laying the groundwork for expanding Medicaid family planning coverage.
Late Tuesday night, Michigan’s Democratic-led House passed Senate Bill 776, a federal abortion ban copy intended as a litmus test for members of Congress in an election year.
Illinois’s reproductive justice advocates are backing one of the most comprehensive reproductive health bills the state has ever seen. And they’re bringing in new allies for the fight.