For five years, Steven Massof worked with Kermit Gosnell, the rogue abortion doctor who earlier this year was convicted of first-degree murder for killing babies born alive in his West Philadelphia clinic. On Wednesday,
Massof was sentenced to six to 12 years for his role in the “house of horrors.”
NARAL Pro-Choice America is challenging the Obama administration’s nomination of Michael Boggs, who has a long history of opposition to civil rights, to the federal district court in Georgia. But the organization’s campaign is about more than just one nominee.
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.
The heartbreaking cases of both Robyn Benson and Marlise Munoz illustrate the need to defer to families and medical professionals, rather than bureaucrats and lawmakers, in making end-of-life decisions for pregnant persons.
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.
A three-judge panel said in its decision that the specialty license plates, which help fund anti-choice crisis pregnancy centers in the state, violate the First Amendment.
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.
A lawsuit challenging North Dakota’s admitting privileges law may soon be resolved.
The bill passed the state senate on a tie-breaking vote from the lieutenant governor, while a bill repealing a ban on insurance coverage for abortion failed.
It’s “ironic,” explained state Rep. Peggy Gibson. Harold Cassidy, a lawyer and self-style anti-choice crusader, is “invasive of women’s private affairs, and then he says his affairs are private, when women have no right to privacy.”