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Louisiana house lawmakers voted Thursday to ban abortions based on the sex of the fetus, despite a lack of documentation showing that sex-selective abortions are widespread in the United States.
Less than half of states got a B or higher, and the highest grade any state got was an A-minus.
The regulations include the requirement to use an “abdominal ultrasound” to detect a fetal heartbeat—a policy that could be unclear to physicians who provide abortion care in Arkansas.
When a low-income mother is able to plan her pregnancies, she is much more likely to be able to provide for her baby. When she cannot get an abortion, if that is her choice, she is three times more likely to descend into and remain in poverty.
Pro-choice advocates say state Sen. Ellen Roberts’ votes in the state legislature this year undermined her claims of supporting abortion rights in Colorado.
The Texas house voted to pass a bill requiring physicians who provide abortion care to assume that every one of their patients is younger than 18 unless those patients can present “valid government record of identification” showing otherwise.
An anti-choice bill passed Wednesday by a Kansas legislative committee could have broad implications for how all health care—not just reproductive care—is provided.
The Republican-dominated U.S. House voted 242 to 184 Wednesday to pass a bill that would ban abortion after 20 weeks nationwide, with no exceptions for a woman’s health or fetal anomalies, and with rape and incest exceptions that advocates call callous and cruel.
The ruling dismisses a portion of the challenge to the law but lets the underlying challenge to its constitutionality proceed.