Illinois Pushes 'Any Time, Any Reason' Bill

Lawmakers in Illinois have advanced what could be the nation's most liberal abortion law. Supporters say the measure is necessary to counter other states' actions to restrict abortion and the threat to overturn Roe v. Wade – the Supreme Court ruling that created abortion rights. Illinois state House  […]

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Georgia's Kemp Mocks 'C-List Celebrities'

Over the weekend, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp mocked "C-list celebrities" over their threats to boycott the state for signing a so-called "heartbeat bill" into law. The pro-life legislation protects the unborn from abortion when they have a detectable heartbeat, which is around six  […]

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Alabama Ban Sets Up Legal Showdown

Pro-life lawmakers in Alabama lit a national firestorm this week by approving a near-total ban on abortion and imposing harsh penalties on doctors who perform the procedure. But supporters of the legislation do not expect it to take effect without a fight -- and that's by design. The bill, known as  […]

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Georgia Governor Signs Heartbeat Bill

Georgia governor Brian Kemp signed into law a “heartbeat bill,” which prohibits abortion after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, usually about six weeks into pregnancy. The state legislature passed the bill in late March and it has been awaiting Kemp’s signature, though he assured Republicans and  […]

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Bill Would Force Planned Parenthood Funding

House Democrats, led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, introduced a bill to block the Trump administration’s new “Protect Life” rule, which would strip away taxpayer funding from Planned Parenthood. The measure is part of a larger spending bill for the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor  […]

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