Christie’s endorsement brings him in line with all of the other major potential Republican nominees who endorse the extreme abortion ban.
A Louisiana Republican pre-filed a bill Tuesday that would call for a constitutional amendment to define life as beginning at conception. The bill is the latest of the so-called personhood measures that have failed time and again in legislatures and ballot initiatives.
Anti-choice activists staged a protest Sunday that included large graphic images outside of Jackson, Mississippi, churches during Palm Sunday services.
There’s certainly a lot to be unhappy with Indiana’s government right now. But the way progressives are reacting displays how comfortable people in blue states are with making counterproductive, harmful assumptions about more conservative regions.
New York state lawmakers are moving forward with legislation to codify a person’s right to abortion, moving state law in line with the federal standard outlined in Roe v. Wade.
Since the 2010 midterm elections, when Republicans made massive gains across the country, hundreds of anti-choice bills have been introduced in state legislatures, and more of those bills have become law in that time than during the entire decade prior.
This women’s history month, it’s time we honor the contributions of those who have been leaders on spreading information about the use of pills to safely terminate a pregnancy.
Kansas lawmakers this week became the first in the country to pass a ban a medical procedure used for second trimester abortions and the management of miscarriage. The radical legislation is part of a coordinated effort by anti-choice activists in states across the country.
Reproductive health and justice advocates are objecting that the popular bill still includes Hyde Amendment language to prohibit community health centers from performing abortions except in very limited circumstances.
The Ohio house on Thursday passed a bill to ban abortion after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks into a pregnancy, before many people know they are pregnant. A similar six-week ban approved in North Dakota several years ago was found to be unconstitutional.