Legislation

Ohio Lawmakers Eye Total Abortion Ban

A new bill sponsored by two Republican Ohio lawmakers would completely end the practice of abortion in the state — a sweeping measure one local abortion rights advocate said "would strip every person who can get pregnant of their bodily autonomy." State Reps. Ron Hood and Candice Keller  […]

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Senate Bill Could Blacklist Pro-Life Groups

A pro-life group is warning Senators that a proposed government funding bill could "blacklist" pro-life groups while funding promoters of abortion. In an Oct. 30 letter to senators, March for Life Action warned that language in a mini omnibus (minibus) funding bill, H.R. 2740, "would  […]

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Kansas Eyes Constitutional Amendment on Abortion

The Special Committee on Federal and State Affairs has made a recommendation to the legislature that could change the Constitution of Kansas to potentially outlaw abortion. In April, the Kansas Supreme Court upheld the state Constitution which gives a woman the right to decide whether to continue  […]

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Study: Waiting Period Decreases Abortion Rate

A Tennessee law that requires women to wait 48 hours before receiving an abortion decreased the abortion rate in the state while increasing the cost of the procedure, according to a new study. The law, passed in 2015, requires women to receive pre-abortion counseling 48 hours prior to the abortion.  […]

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San Francisco Expands Travel Ban to Pro-Life States

San Francisco expanded its city-funded travel and contracting bans to 22 states with pro-life laws. The 22 states include Texas, Massachusetts, and Florida. The move marks the expansion of an ordinance enacted in August that prohibited city-funded travel "to states that have enacted laws that  […]

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Kansas Considers Referendum on Abortion

The Kansas legislature is attempting to force a statewide referendum on abortion after the state's Supreme Court declared it a constitutional right, striking down pro-life legislation earlier this year. In April, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled that the state constiution included a fundamental right  […]

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Kentucky Governor Signs 'Heartbeat' Bill

Kentucky has moved to ban abortions once the heartbeat of an unborn baby is detected, which is usually around six weeks into a pregnancy. Governor Matt Bevin ceremonially signed Senate Bill 9 into law, along with three other bills that focus on different pro-life objectives. Bevin declared that he  […]

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Arkansas City Votes Itself a 'Pro-Life City'

Springdale, Arkansas city council members vote to declare their city a "Pro-Life City." City council members approved the proposal with a 6-1 vote during a packed meeting. This move comes after Planned Parenthood in Fayetteville closed its doors. The Springdale mayor says this doesn't  […]

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U.S. More Divided Than Ever on Abortion

While state after state is choosing life, other states are choosing death, even allowing for things as barbaric as partial-birth abortion, along with refusing to guarantee medical care for babies who survive abortions. Surely these grotesque and obscene bills will ultimately be overturned. Surely  […]

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Charleston WV Votes to Restrict Free Speech

The West Virginia state capital has a new ordinance that makes it harder for pro-lifers to counsel women going into abortion facilities. The Charleston City Council voted 21-5 in favor of the ordinance, despite concerns about it violating pro-life advocates' freedom of speech. City council members  […]

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