The bill, a companion to the House’s HR 1797, would ban abortions after 20 weeks in all 50 states.
Given the anticipated push for anti-choice laws in the state’s 2014 legislative session, it’s worth carefully examining Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s claims about the regulation of abortion providers alongside what the evidence says—and doesn’t say—about the safety of abortion services in the Mountain State.
The ruling issued Tuesday answers two questions asked by the Roberts Court and sends the legal challenge to Oklahoma’s medication abortion ban back to the high court.
The future of the fight over abortion rights will not be determined by viability or fetal rights. It will be determined by brick-and-mortar clinic access.
It looks like the Roberts Court may take up the Hobby Lobby contraception challenge, while other federal appellate courts refuse to buy the argument that corporations can exercise religious beliefs.
A federal judge has declared part of Texas’ abortion law to be unconstitutional, blocking a provision that requires abortion providers to secure admitting privileges at hospitals within 30 miles of where they perform abortion procedures.
It’s time to do away with the viability test for restricting state power to ban abortion, attorneys defending Arizona’s “fetal pain” ban argue.
By failing to equip women to understand their own agency and bodily autonomy, the evangelical purity movement creates an environment that is ripe for rape.
One former attorney general loses his law license for ethics violations when he was in office, while the former mayor of San Diego pleads guilty to charges of sexual harassment.
At the 2013 Values Voter Summit, Ted Cruz lies about Obamacare birth control benefit, while Dr. Ben Carson says there’s no war on women because people give their seats up for the ones who are pregnant.