Tag Archives: Abortion

Abortion Bans Are Unpopular, Republicans Are Passing Them Anyway

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Shefali Luthra Originally published by The 19th With abortion bans becoming increasingly unpopular, Republican-led statehouses are walking a delicate line: Trying to advance bills that would restrict access to the procedure without drawing attention, circumventing normal processes to cram new policies through as legislative sessions come to a close. Last …

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North Carolina Republicans Set To Pass 12-Week Abortion Ban

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Grace Panetta, Shefali Luthra Originally published by The 19th Republican lawmakers in North Carolina, one of the few Southern states where abortion remains legal and accessible, are proposing a 12-week abortion ban that could further weaken access in the region. Republican legislative leaders in the state recently gained a supermajority …

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Advocates Warn Abortion Pill Access Still at ‘Severe Risk’ Despite Supreme Court Reprieve

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Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams “Mifepristone remains safe, effective, and AVAILABLE.” However, access to medication abortion remains at “severe risk.” That was the message Friday from reproductive rights advocates after the United States Supreme Court temporarily blocked a ruling by a Texas federal judge that would effectively end access to abortion …

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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Repeals 1931 Abortion Ban

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Barbara Rodriguez Originally published by The 19th Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday signed into law a bill that repeals a 1931 abortion ban, cementing access in the state and fulfilling a promise she made during her reelection campaign. Whitmer signed the legislation surrounded by Michigan doctors, lawmakers and abortion …

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