Legislative news

Nov 16, 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 30, 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...

Jul 01, 2016    0

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

Jun 25, 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...

Dec 22, 2015    0

The US Supreme Court announced in November that it will review Texas abortion legislation that severely limits the practice of abortion providers in the state. The 2013 state bill, HB 2, requires...

Sep 03, 2015    0

Texas abortion providers asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to hear their challenge to the state's restrictions on abortions that they contend are aimed more at shutting clinics than...

Aug 21, 2015    0
This month in Michigan, Representative Laura Cox introduced two new bills intended to further limit abortion by banning a common second-trimester medical procedure. As Teddy Wilson reports at RH...
Jun 03, 2015    0
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) signed a bill into law that bans abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy unless the mother's life is in danger. The legislation, which passed the GOP-controlled...
May 27, 2015    0

The Federal Appeals Court for the 8th Circuit blocked an Arkansas law that bans abortion after 12 weeks of pregnancy. The case was filed by two doctors on their own and their patients' behalf. The...

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