Abortion access across the South is decreasing as anti-choice politics spread into “back-door” abortion bans through increased clinic regulation.
The bill’s house passage comes three months after an Iowa judge blocked from going into effect a state medical board rule that would have banned the practice.
On Thursday, the Mississippi house passed a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks, without exceptions for rape or incest, even though the state’s only remaining abortion clinic only performs abortions up to 16 weeks.
The national media has attacked Wendy Davis as a hypocrite for her stance on a 20-week abortion ban. But she’s not. Here’s why.
Sanford Health has announced it’s credentialed physicians from the Red River Women’s Clinic, drawing a lawsuit over the constitutionality of North Dakota’s hospital admitting privileges requirement closer to an end.
An Oklahoma house committee has passed two bills that would further restrict access to safe, legal abortion in the state.
Everything Rand Paul has said in recent weeks—from his comments about Monica Lewinsky and the “war on women” to his drafting of anti-choice Cuccinelli as lead counsel—is about proving his patriarchal bona fides.
RH Reality Check spoke with reproductive health-care professionals, including abortion providers, about their concerns regarding the vague language in the bill and how it could affect access to reproductive health care in the state.
A doula with knowledge of the institutionalized oppressions that make it difficult to find support for many reproductive health decisions is able to provide care regardless of the decision an individual makes while pregnant.
The bill, HB 4223, was introduced last May and has 34 Republican co-sponsors. Committee members reportedly expect the bill to advance after they reconvene to hear more testimony, possibly as early as next week.