A stay issued late Tuesday by the Iowa Supreme Court blocks a rule designed to shut down telemedicine abortions across the state.
Senate Republicans once again blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act from advancing on Monday, after having allowed it to move forward last week.
Republicans continue to grapple with ways to attract more women voters, even in reliably conservative states.
“You put me in charge of Medicaid, the first thing I’d do is get Norplant, birth-control implants, or tubal ligations. … Then we’ll test recipients for drugs and alcohol, and if you want to (reproduce) or use drugs or alcohol, then get a job,” Russell Pearce, the vice president of Arizona’s Republican Party, said on Sunday.
Federal judges asked tough questions Friday morning during a lengthier-than-expected appeals court hearing concerning the enforcement of Texas’ omnibus anti-abortion law, HB 2.
Late Wednesday night the Missouri legislature voted to override a veto by Gov. Jay Nixon (D) of legislation that will force women seeking to terminate a pregnancy to wait 72 hours until they can receive abortion care.
It’s wildly inappropriate to ask anyone but Wendy Davis herself how she feels about making two private medical decisions with the counsel of her doctors and family.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) vetoed a bill that would have forced women in the state to wait 72 hours before they could receive abortion care, but Republicans in the state legislature plan to hold a vote to override the governor’s veto.
Iowa’s gubernatorial race pits a virulently anti-choice governor against a pro-choice opponent who has a record of supporting the expansion of health care to low-income Iowans.
Under attack by Democratic opponents for their opposition to abortion, two Republican congressional candidates in Colorado are airing ads designed to appeal to women. The ads are signs, a political analyst says, that the Democrats’ focus on women’s issues is effective.