Gov. Scott Walker, a 2016 Republican presidential hopeful, said in March that he would sign such a bill if it came to his desk.
Democrats in Colorado’s state house have killed a bill, introduced after a grisly attack on a pregnant women, that would have given legal rights to a fetus.
There are 30 days left in the regular session and a total of 32 filed bills dealing with the subject of abortion—most, but not all, of which would make comprehensive reproductive health care more costly and difficult to access.
The Roberts Court could decide in May to take up a Mississippi law designed to close the state’s only abortion clinic.
A recent Daily Beast article claims abortion stories aren’t enough to change reproductive rights policy. But advocates never said abortion stories alone could bring about policy changes—and it’s shortsighted to believe as much.
In Gonzales, we were handed a devastating loss that set the stage for waves of restrictive and unscientific attacks on abortion rights. Those restrictions have come to a dangerous crest with the anti-choice community’s campaign against D and E abortions.
A lawmaker in Alabama has introduced a bill that would ban abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which would effectively ban abortion as early as six weeks into a pregnancy, before a woman may even know she is pregnant.
A new survey suggests that advocates have an opportunity to engage millennials in working toward unfettered access to reproductive health information and services.
New York state lawmakers are moving forward with legislation to codify a person’s right to abortion, moving state law in line with the federal standard outlined in Roe v. Wade.
Patel received a six-year sentence on the feticide charge, but that will be served concurrently with the 20-year sentence. She will spend five years on probation when she is released from prison.