How does Alabama's near-total abortion ban bill compare to Georgia's 'fetal heartbeat' law?
Georgia passed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the US. How does Alabama's abortion bill legislators are currently weighing stack up?
20-week abortion ban in West Virginia becomes law
A law prohibiting abortions 20 weeks after conception took effect Tuesday in West Virginia, despite Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin twice vetoing the ban over concerns that a court could strike
20-week abortion ban advances in Iowa House
Iowa House debates 20-week abortion ban
DES MOINES - Lawmakers shared stories of pregnancies - theirs and others - as they slow-walked their way toward a decision Tuesday evening on legislation that would ban nearly all abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy.
Review Times » Ohio’s 20-week Abortion Ban In Effect, Unchallenged In Court
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new law banning abortions after 20 weeks’ gestation has taken effect in Ohio as anti-abortion activists plan further efforts aimed at curbing abortion access in the state Abortion rights advocates have criticized the law as a barrier for women seeking safe medical care but haven’t challenged it in court The 20-week ban is based on the assertion that fetuses can feel…
Planned Parenthood, doctors challenging NC’s 20-week abortion ban
Health care providers say exceptions to North Carolina’s 20-week ban on abortion are too narrowly tailored to protect women’s health.
Bill banning abortions after 20 weeks becomes Tennessee law
The law signed by Republican Gov. Bill Haslam takes effect on July 1.
Louisiana voters to decide whether to add abortion ban to constitution
Louisiana voters will have the chance to change the state constitution when they vote on a measure to add language banning the abortion procedure.
How Oregonians Can Fight Red State Abortion Bans —And Why it Matters
This morning, the Alabama Senate passed a bill that bans abortion at every stage of pregnancy, even if the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest. While women won't be criminally charged if they get an abortion, any doctor who performs an abortion could be charged with multiple felonies and face up to 99 years in prison—effectively banning the procedure. This draconian policy is only the latest in a recent spate of anti-abortion bills...
Guest Commentary: As legislators and health professionals, we must condemn abortion ban
We are health care providers and state legislators. And we are condemning this nationwide abortion ban crisis.
Kamala Harris wants to halt state abortion bans before they start
As she fights for traction in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, California Senator Kamala Harris will roll out a new plan to block restrictive abortion laws passed in Alabama, Georgia and Missouri.
Terry McAuliffe, Virginia governor, vows to veto 20-week abortion ban bill
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is promising to veto legislation banning abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy, saying such a “socially divisive” proposal hurts the state’s image.
After ruling on abortion ban in S. Korea, what now?
After the Constitutional Court ruled the abortion ban as unconstitutional, South Korea faces the tough task of revising the criminal code that has criminalized abortions, by the end of 2020. One of the core points lawmakers have to agree on for the revision is the number of weeks of pregnancy during which women are allowed to have abortions. In the verdict, the court said that criminalizing all abortions -- even in t...
McSally Supports Abortion Ban After 20 Weeks; Grijalva, Kirkpatrick Oppose Bill
The U.S. House of Representatives pushed through legislation creating new restrictions on abortion last week. : The “Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act,” sponsored by Arizona Congressman Trent Franks (R-CD8), passed 242-184 on a mostly party-line vote; four Democrats voted for the bill, while four Republicans voted against it. It would ban abortions after 20 weeks except in cases of rape or incest or if the mother’s…
Alabama abortion vote: Here's what to know about the state's proposed abortion ban
The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next.
As SC lawmakers weigh strict abortion ban, 2020 Dems pitch ways to block it
As South Carolina lawmakers consider a ‘heartbeat’ abortion ban passed by other states. 2020 presidential candidate Kamala Harris told a SC town hall the federal government should pre-clear new abortion laws.
Morning Beautiful: Marilyn Mosby Claps Back At Cops’ Defense, House Passes 20-Week Abortion Ban &...
Here’s the news you need to know for this lovely Friday. Don’t sweat it, boo.
Mississippi creates law banning abortion before some women may know of pregnancy
Mississippi’s governor has signed into law one of the strictest abortion bans in the country, making it even more difficult for women to get abortions in a state where only one clinic still operate…
How 'Heartbeat' laws could ban most abortions across Deep South
If a new Mississippi law survives a court challenge, it will be nearly impossible for most pregnant women to get an abortion there. Or, potentially, in
Bill banning abortion after 20 weeks advances
DES MOINES - Iowa doctors would be barred from performing abortions after the 20th week of a pregnancy or face criminal penalties under a bill that won initial approval Tuesday in a Senate panel.