Colorado gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez, who has long opposed reproductive rights, said again Thursday that he’s against Colorado’s “personhood” amendments, but he was a co-sponsor in 2005 of federal “personhood” legislation, which he continues to support.
Texas politicians have been telling us all along that they are passing onerous abortion restrictions out of concern for women’s health. But today RNC Chair Reince Priebus said it was all about taxpayer funding of abortion, which doesn’t exist in Texas. Hey, Reince? I’m confused.
Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains is surprised that Rep. Mike Coffman is featuring a Planned Parenthood Action Fund logo in a new ad, due to Coffman’s anti-choice record and multiple votes in Congress to halt federal funding for Planned Parenthood.
Thursday’s ruling letting the ambulatory surgical center provisions of HB 2 take effect demonstrates the meaninglessness of the “undue burden” standard in the Fifth Circuit.
Recent findings directly contradict the charge often made by anti-choice politicians that pushing through abortion restrictions is based on an overarching desire to protect the health and safety of women.
For a woman like “Maria,” a representative 26-year-old living in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley, obtaining a legal abortion procedure will now cost more than a month’s wages, not to mention considerable lost time. The car ride alone will take her about seven hours—a trip you can experience yourself in the following videos.
In explaining why he believes Colorado’s personhood amendments are “completely different” from a federal personhood bill, senatorial candidate Cory Gardner says “one is a federal bill, one is a state bill.”
Overnight, the number of abortion facilities in Texas—already dwindling—will be reduced to eight as of Friday morning.
On Tuesday, the California Catholic Conference filed a civil rights complaint with the Department of Health and Human Services over its state’s abortion insurance policy.
In an effort to reduce unintended pregnancy and improve birth outcomes, some states are working to make intrauterine devices easier for Medicaid patients to access.