New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed nearly 100 bills as the legislative session came to a close this January, but a measure to severely curtail the shackling of pregnant inmates wasn’t one of them.
House Republicans in Washington state are backing a bill to limit state coverage of abortion to women who can prove their lives are in imminent danger.
South Dakota Republicans last week introduced legislation that would ban abortion at 20 weeks post-fertilization with very few exceptions.
While the state’s child poverty rate ticked down from 31 percent in 2013 to 30 percent in 2014, the gain trails those seen in other states, according to a new Kids Count report.
The landmark decision recognizing a state constitutional right to abortion in Kansas was issued on the 43rd anniversary of the Supreme Court recognizing the same federal right.
SB 4, sponsored by Sen. Julie Raque Adams (R-Louisville), would redefine an “individual, private setting” to mean a “face-to-face meeting with the patient and both parties are physically located in the same room.”
The executive directors of the National Network of Abortion Funds and the Abortion Care Network discuss the challenges and opportunities they have faced so far as leaders of abortion access organizations in the context of one of the most hostile cultural and political climates since the landmark Roe v. Wade decision in 1973.
A bill introduced last week would prohibit the distribution of a video recording of a confidential communication without the consent of the involved parties.
Advocates said during a media call Tuesday that they started seeing signs of women taking matters into their own hands almost immediately after Texas Republicans pushed through HB 2.
Denver’s Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila urged thousands of people at Denver’s March for Life rally Saturday to make their voices heard in politics, including at Colorado’s March caucuses.