Public pressure from the state’s anti-choice activists, including a medical board member, has put one Toledo clinic on the verge of closure.
An excerpt from Crow After Roe, the new book by RH Reality Check Senior Political Reporter Robin Marty and Senior Legal Analyst Jessica Mason Pieklo.
More lawmakers are using the Gosnell trial to create TRAP laws, but their bills are going nowhere.
Abortion providers and the women they serve are already feeling the sting of anti-choice legislators all too eager to use the Gosnell case as a flimsy excuse for rolling back reproductive rights and access.
The measures would force clinics that perform abortions in the first trimester to modify their facilities in several ways that are not required of other outpatient medical facilities or existing hospitals in the state.
First you make it so abortion clinics are unable to operate unless they work with a hospital. Then you harass the hospitals that work with them.
After a short and unsurprising debate, the Indiana Senate voted 33 to 16 to pass a bill that will force all clinics that provide RU-486 for early abortions to become licensed surgical abortion facilities, regardless of whether or not they offer surgical abortions.
The Alabama GOP’s answer to opposition to two anti-choice bills is to close off debate so the opponents can not be heard.
Abortions in North Dakota are so safe that a doctor can’t get privileges to a hospital. How can a TRAP bill claim it is about women’s health?
Doe v. Gomez makes abortion a right regardless of a woman’s ability to pay. Minnesota’s anti-choice community wants to end that.