Legislation

Ohio Legislature Introduces Texas Style Pro-Life Bill

The Ohio legislature has proposed a sweeping pro-life bill with an enforcement mechanism similar to Texas's recently enacted law, empowering private citizens to sue anyone who "knowingly engages in conduct that aids or abets the performance or inducement of an abortion." While the Texas  […]

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Biden's Reconciliation Bill Would Fund Elective Abortions

West Virginia Democratic senator Joe Manchin has called taxpayer funding of abortion a "red line" issue in any reconciliation bill. Two pro-life Republican senators, Steve Daines of Montana and James Lankford of Oklahoma, released a memo highlighting multiple provisions in the House  […]

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Ohio 'Born Alive' Abortion Bill Would Add Felony Charges

A bill that would make it a first-degree felony to not provide newborn medical care to an infant born alive after an attempted abortion passed the Ohio Senate. Senate Bill 157 — sponsored by Sens. Steve Huffman, R-Tipp City, and Terry Johnson, R-McDermott — is one of several "born alive"  […]

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Michigan Lawmaker to Introduce Texas-Like Abortion Bill

A Michigan lawmaker is planning to unveil legislation Tuesday that would place new restrictions on abortion. Republican State Rep. Steve Carra of Three Rivers wants to prohibit abortion after a baby’s heartbeat is detected in the womb. He announced an event on the Michigan Capitol steps at 9 a.m.  […]

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U.S. House Votes to Murder Unborn Babies

House Democrats voted to establish a federal right to abortion, moving swiftly to advance the measure after the supreme court declined to stop a Texas law effectively outlawing the procedure and as they await a separate ruling next year that could further erode access. With the House speaker, Nancy  […]

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Oklahoma Governor Signs 9 New Pro-Life Laws

Governor Kevin Stitt, Susan B. Anthony List President Marjorie Dannenfelser, and lawmakers held a ceremonial bill signing today to celebrate the nine new pro-life bills he signed into law during the 2021 session. "I promised Oklahomans I would sign every piece of pro-life legislation that came  […]

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GOP-Led States See Texas Law as Model

Republican states that have passed increasingly tough abortion restrictions only to see them blocked by the federal courts have a new template in an unusually written Texas law that represents the most far-reaching curb on abortions in nearly half a century. Republican lawmakers in at least half a  […]

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Texas Advances 'Mail-Order Abortion' Ban Bill

Senate Bill 4 by Brownsville Democrat Eddie Lucio, Jr., would prohibit what some lawmakers have referred to as "mail-order" abortions, a practice by which drugs that induce abortion are sent by mail to people seeking to terminate a pregnancy. During the pandemic, a Food and Drug  […]

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North Carolina Governor Vetoes Abortion Bill

Governor Roy Cooper has vetoed House Bill 453, legislation that aims to prevent abortion for the reason of sex, race, or a positive prenatal Down syndrome diagnosis. The bill places the reporting onus on physicians who would be required to submit signed affirmations confirming whether the race, sex,  […]

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California Moves to Make Abortion Cheaper

Even as most states are trying to make it harder to get an abortion, California could make it free for more people. State lawmakers are debating a bill to eliminate out-of-pocket expenses like copays and payments toward deductibles for abortions and related services, such as counseling. The measure,  […]

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