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Mar 21, 2019    0

On March 13, both Utah and Arkansas passed legislation to ban abortion after 18-weeks gestation. In Arkansas, where abortion is already banned after 20 weeks, the House of Representatives voted 86...

Jan 29, 2019    0

Kelly Blanchard, President of Ibis Reproductive Health, released the statement below about the January 22, 2019, passage of New York’s law to protect and expand reproductive health and...

Sep 18, 2018    0

On Wednesday, August 22nd, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Alabama’s Dilation and Evacuation ban (D&E) as unconstitutional, stating that the 2016 law placed “undue burden” on women...

May 11, 2018    0

On May 4th, Governor Reynolds signed Iowa’s Senate File 359 into law. Effective July 2018, SF 359 bans abortion at the...

Mar 27, 2018    0

On March 19th, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed into law the Gestational Age Act (House...

Nov 15, 2017    0

On October 3rd, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would ban abortion occurring 20-weeks post-fertilization. The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, introduced by...

Jun 29, 2017    0

Currently, New York outlaws abortion after 24 weeks gestational age. During this stage of pregnancy, fetal nonviability, or the inability to develop or survive independently, can be discovered...

Mar 07, 2017    0

On January 27, 2017, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson signed into law HB1032, The Arkansas Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act. “Dismemberment abortion” is not a medical...

Jun 30, 2016    0

On Monday, June 27, 2016, the Supreme Court ruled 5-3 in Whole Women's Health v. Hellerstedt against Texas’s...

Jun 24, 2016    0

A decision is expected about two restrictions imposed by Texas House Bill 2 (H.B. 2) during the final week of June. These requirements mean that abortion providers must have admitting privileges...

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