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Unconstitutional Oklahoma Bill Forces Women to Seek Permission for Abortions Unconstitutional Oklahoma Bill Forces Women to Seek Permission for Abortions

Pregnant women are such a threat to public safety and American democracy that on their first day in session, Oklahoma state legislators have already filed around a dozen bills targeting abortion access—including at least one “spousal consent” bill that is unconstitutional.

'Pre-Born Women Are Underrepresented': Talking to the Anti-Abortion Women's Marchers  'Pre-Born Women Are Underrepresented': Talking to the Anti-Abortion Women's Marchers 

WASHINGTON, DC—“Shit, shit, shit,” Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life, muttered into her phone. Hawkins was standing in front of the Supreme Court corralling a group of 30 anti-abortion activists. Almost all of the activists were young women—only a few men and one MAGA hat—gathered to make their voices…

Satanic Temple Declares That Its Members Are Exempt From Ohio's Odious 'Heartbeat' Abortion Bill  Satanic Temple Declares That Its Members Are Exempt From Ohio's Odious 'Heartbeat' Abortion Bill 

Just ten days ago, the good people at the Satanic Temple declared that their members are exempt from Texas’ new rules on fetal burial, calling them “a punitive measure imposed by sadistic theocrats.” Now, they’re doing the same thing for Ohio’s proposed Heartbeat Bill, which would effectively ban all abortions after…

Turns Out Women Seeking Abortions Aren't Unsure About Their Decision At All Turns Out Women Seeking Abortions Aren't Unsure About Their Decision At All

A new study from the University of California’s Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health investigates the law-shaping myth that women who wish to have an abortion need extended counseling, ultrasounds, and waiting periods to make a decision. For the huge majority of them, the decision is already made.

Poland's Abortion Ban Officially Voted Down 352 to 58 in Parliamentary Vote Poland's Abortion Ban Officially Voted Down 352 to 58 in Parliamentary Vote

Poland already has an extremely restrictive abortion policy, which means that a recent proposal for a total ban on all abortion exceptions was met with huge resistance by constituents. After massive protests on Monday, parliamentary leaders started to walk back their positions on the proposed ban, and on Thursday they…

Poland Backs Down on Total Abortion Ban After Massive Protest Poland Backs Down on Total Abortion Ban After Massive Protest

Polish women are already in a difficult position if they’re seeking an abortion. Abortions are outlawed, with exceptions made for cases of incest, rape, badly damaged fetuses and situations where the mother’s life is at risk. Women are forced to travel to neighboring countries or attempt to buy the pills online. The…

Purvi Patel Will be Released From Prison in the 'Immediate Future'  Purvi Patel Will be Released From Prison in the 'Immediate Future' 

In a ruling earlier yesterday, Indiana judge Elizabeth C. Hurley said that Purvi Patel should be released from prison immediately.

Judge Permanently Blocks Part of a Sweeping Anti-Abortion Law in Florida  Judge Permanently Blocks Part of a Sweeping Anti-Abortion Law in Florida 

In a vanishingly rare bit of good news this week, a federal judge has permanently blocked portions of an anti-abortion law in Florida designed to cut off funding to Planned Parenthood. The money funds health screenings and a dropout prevention program. It doesn’t fund abortions. At all. Ever. As usual.

Texas' Proposed New Rules on Burying Fetal Remains Are Just Another Anti-Abortion Law in Disguise  Texas' Proposed New Rules on Burying Fetal Remains Are Just Another Anti-Abortion Law in Disguise 

The hot new trend in anti-abortion laws is “fetal burial” requirements, which force patients and healthcare providers to bury or cremate aborted and miscarried fetuses. As a hearing in Texas made clear yesterday, the law there is poorly thought-out, does very little to improve public health, and sounds a lot like it’s…

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley Signs Bill Banning Abortion At 20 Weeks  South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley Signs Bill Banning Abortion At 20 Weeks 

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has signed into law a bill that bans abortions after 19 weeks, making it the 17th state to pass a law banning abortions that early. South Carolina’s law makes no exceptions for rape or incest.

Oklahoma Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Have Made Performing Abortions a Felony for Doctors  Oklahoma Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Have Made Performing Abortions a Felony for Doctors 

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has vetoed a bill that would have effectively outlawed abortion by making it a felony for doctors to perform the procedure. The bill passed the state Senate 33-12 on Thursday and went to the governor’s desk Friday morning.

Planned Parenthood Sues Indiana Over Terrible Fetal Burial Anti-Abortion Law  Planned Parenthood Sues Indiana Over Terrible Fetal Burial Anti-Abortion Law 

Planned Parenthood has filed suit against Indiana for a new anti-abortion law, arguing that it’s blatantly unconstitutional. The law, signed by Governor Mike Pence in March, prevents abortions based on genetic abnormalities and stipulates that aborted fetuses must be buried or cremated.

Led By New York, Cities Tell Supreme Court How Texas Abortion Laws Will Hurt Them Too  Led By New York, Cities Tell Supreme Court How Texas Abortion Laws Will Hurt Them Too 

The Supreme Court is currently considering the case of abortion provider Whole Woman’s Health, which is arguing that HB 2, Texas’ mammoth anti-abortion bill, is unconstitutional. The outcome of the case could determine abortion access for a generation, and not just in Texas. Monday evening, a group of cities including…

Belfast High Court: Northern Ireland's Abortion Laws 'Incompatible with Human Rights' Belfast High Court: Northern Ireland's Abortion Laws 'Incompatible with Human Rights'

In a historic ruling, a High Court in Belfast, Northern Ireland has ruled that the country’s anti-abortion laws violate human rights. The current law, which forbids abortions in the case of fatal fetal abnormalities, rape or incest, imposes, according to the judge, “an intolerable burden” on women who have to travel…

Satanic Temple Will File Federal Lawsuit Against Missouri Abortion Laws Satanic Temple Will File Federal Lawsuit Against Missouri Abortion Laws

The Satanic Temple, God bless and keep them, is filing a federal lawsuit today against Missouri’s abortion restrictions, where one of their members, known as “Mary Doe,” recently terminated a pregnancy. The Satanic Temple is arguing that Missouri’s abortion laws, specifically its 72-hour waiting period and an…

South Dakota State Rep: Planned Parenthood Is 'Worse than ISIS' South Dakota State Rep: Planned Parenthood Is 'Worse than ISIS'

South Dakota State Representative and red-hot thinker Isaac Latterell, a Tea Party Republican who's been in office since 2013, hates abortion. But so do lots of folks in the Mount Rushmore state, and so it's important for him to show he hates it even worse than other people, that he's the most ride-or-die pro-fetus…

Brain-Dead Irish Woman Being Kept On Life Support Because of Pregnancy Brain-Dead Irish Woman Being Kept On Life Support Because of Pregnancy

An Irish woman in her mid-to-late 20s is being kept alive on life support against her family's wishes because she is 16 weeks pregnant. The woman is reported to be clinically brain-dead after suffering severe head trauma and a subsequent blood clot in her brain. The case will likely end in court, with her family…

A very impressive new investigation from RH Reality Check reveals a list of 14 "experts" who peddle junk science and outright lies to lawmakers, in order to push through anti-abortion laws.

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