Virginia budget negotiators on Monday agreed to a plan that leaves out two anti-choice amendments previously proposed by house lawmakers.
Though many remember New York’s Percy Sutton as an investor, lawyer, and power broker, he also introduced the state’s first bill that would have relaxed abortion restrictions—opening the door for the liberalization of New York’s abortion laws before Roe v. Wade.
Kansas state senators approved a bill Friday that is part of coordinated effort to ban a medical procedure used for second-trimester abortions and the management of miscarriage.
The New Hampshire legislature this month defeated a bill that could have stripped state funding for women’s health centers throughout the state.
Social conservatives have been getting more obvious about bullying women into accepting their self-sacrificing, self-effacing model of womanhood. They’re having to get louder because fewer women are listening.
Public hospitals in Washington are required to provide “substantially equivalent” abortion and maternity care services. A new lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union says some hospitals in the state are not complying.
Such legislation, which started gaining popularity among anti-choice advocates a decade ago, is based on the unfounded claim that fetuses regularly survive botched abortions and are then killed by health-care providers.
As state lawmakers prepare to take access to cancer screenings and services away from the poorest Texans, a few choice words keep coming to mind—words like “mean,” “spiteful,” and just plain “indecent.”
A South Dakota bill that would have banned a medical procedure that is commonly used for abortion care, but which is not offered at the state’s one abortion clinic, was gutted Thursday in the state house.
A Republican Michigan lawmaker this month introduced a series of anti-choice bills, among them a restriction on later abortions and a proposal to publicly fund anti-choice organizations.