Legislation

West Virginia Passes Abortion Pill Reversal Bill

The Second Chances at Life Act (HB 2982/SB 609) successfully passed in the West Virginia Senate. The bill will require that a woman be informed that the effects of the chemical abortion pill can be reversed to save her baby if she changes her mind after taking it. More than 40 percent of all  […]

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Utah Dads to Pay Half of Pregnancy Costs

Biological fathers in Utah will be legally required to pay half of a woman's out-of-pocket pregnancy costs under a new law unique to the state that critics say doesn't do enough to adequately address maternal healthcare needs. The bill's sponsor has presented the measure as an effort to decrease the  […]

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Kentucky Puts Abortion Amendment on the Ballot

Pro-life supporters were thankful and pleased with the Senate passage of a constitutional amendment on abortion that puts the issue in the hands of Kentucky citizens. House Bill 91 is one sentence, but it speaks volumes and the Senate recognized that by passing it in the last hours of the 2021  […]

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Texas Senate Passes 6 Pro-Life Bills

The Texas Senate approved six anti-abortion bills, including a proposal that would outlaw the procedure once a fetal heartbeat is detected, typically before a woman is aware she is pregnant, and another that effectively bans the procedure all together. The second measure would become law if the  […]

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SD Gov. Noen Signs 4 Pro-Life Bills

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noen signed four pro-life bills into law, including HB 1110, which bans abortion based on a diagnosis of Down Syndrome. "The Declaration of Independence summarizes what we all know in our hearts to be true: God created each of us and endowed all of us with the right to  […]

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Illinois Lawmaker Proposes Ultrasound Law

Illinois abortion clinics could soon be required to offer ultrasounds to patients after eight weeks of pregnancy. A new bill, proposed by pro-life State Rep. Paul Jacobs, R-Carbondale, would not require patients to accept and get an ultrasound, but doctors would be required to ask their patients if  […]

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Wyoming Committee Advances Abortion Pill Ban

A bill that would outlaw medication abortions in Wyoming passed a committee hearing after doctors who testified said the legislation would effectively eliminate the procedure in the state. Physicians, as well as pro-choice advocates, testified against the bill in the Wyoming Senate on varying  […]

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Arkansas Abortion Ban Makes No Exception for Rape, Incest

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed into law legislation banning nearly all abortions in the state, a sweeping measure that supporters hope will force the U.S. Supreme Court to revisit its landmark Roe v. Wade decision but opponents vow to block before it takes effect later this year. The Republican  […]

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Idaho House Votes to Defund Abortion Providers

The Idaho House of Representatives passed a bill to bar public funding for abortion providers for any purposes, along with entities affiliated with them. Sponsored by Rep. Bruce Skaug, R-Nampa, HB 220 would halt all public funding, from all levels of government, to Planned Parenthood or any other  […]

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Montana Senate Passes 'Born Alive' Bill

On a party-line vote with Republican support, the Senate gave initial approval to a bill that would create the "Born-Alive Infant Protection Act." The bill would require health care providers to take "all medically appropriate and reasonable actions to preserve the life and  […]

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