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May 26, 2015    0

A law prohibiting abortions 20 weeks after conception took effect on May 26 in West Virginia, despite Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin twice vetoing the ban. Jennifer Meinig, executive director of the...

May 22, 2015    0

In February 2015, Illinois Representative Terri Bryant introduced an unconstitutional 20 week ban on abortion. The bill would ban all abortions at 20 weeks after a woman’s last menstrual period...

May 03, 2015    0

The number of abortion providers in Ohio has severely declined by about half, amidst many new restrictive laws passed over the last four years. Correspondingly, the number of the procedures also...

Apr 07, 2015    0
New laws in Arkansas and Arizona require doctors to inform women that medical abortions can be “reversed” mid-procedure, a claim that is argued against by abortion-rights groups and many...
Apr 07, 2015    0
In April, Kansas became the first state to severely restrict or alter the most common technique used for second-trimester abortions: dilation and evacuation. A bill signed into law by Gov. Sam...
Jan 21, 2015    0

Per the demands of several moderates and women members, House Republican leaders pulled a controversial anti-abortion bill from consideration in late January, a few days prior to the annual March...

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