Tennessee Passes Heartbeat Bill

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced that he will sign a bill banning abortions at the detection of a heartbeat, which is around six weeks into the pregnancy. The state's Legislature passed the abortion bill backed by the Republican governor and opposed by Democrats as budget negotiations stalled.  […]

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Illinois Lawsuit Challenges Reproductive Health Act

The Illinois Baptist State Association and two businesses have filed suit challenging a state law approved last year requiring health insurance policies sold in Illinois to provide coverage for abortions. The lawsuit said the mandate violates rights under the Illinois Religious Freedom Restoration  […]

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Abortion on November Ballot in Colorado

Initiative #120, sponsored by Due Date Too Late, was designed to prohibit abortions after a fetus reaches 22 weeks gestational age as calculated from the first day of the woman's last menstrual period (LMP). Under the initiative, performing a prohibited abortion would be a misdemeanor punishable by  […]

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Abortion in Arkansas Hits 43-Year Low

The Arkansas Department of Health released its annual reports on the number of abortions performed in the state. The reports show that 2,963 abortions occurred in Arkansas in 2019. Family Council President Jerry Cox released a statement saying, "Arkansas' abortion numbers haven't been this low  […]

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ACLU Abandons Lawsuit Against Pro-Life Texas Towns

The ACLU and its Texas chapter have withdrawn their lawsuit against seven Texas towns that had declared themselves sanctuaries for the unborn and adopted ordinances outlawing abortion within their city limits. In February, the ACLU filed suit in East Texas against the cities of Waskom, Naples,  […]

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