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Another Day, Another Abortion Restriction

Right-wing extremists who support laws such as this are driven by an insatiable desire to shame women. Most of these legislators are men whose maleness exempts them from ever knowing what it feels like to have no control over their bodies or their daily lives.

December 15, 2016
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Kasich Vetoes Ohio ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Ban, Signs 20-Week Legislation

Governor John Kasich signed a 20-week abortion ban into law but vetoed stricter legislation that would have forbidden the procedure once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks after conception.

December 13, 2016

Texas Judge Orders Hospital To Reinstate Two Abortion Doctors

By Chuck Lindell, Austin American-Statesman   AUSTIN, Texas — A state judge Thursday ordered a Dallas hospital to temporarily reinstate admitting privileges that had recently been revoked for two abortion doctors. University General Hospital Dallas sent identical letters to the doctors last month saying their admitting privileges had been revoked because their abortion practices were “disruptive […]

April 18, 2014

Supreme Court Turns Down Arizona Abortion Challenge

By David G. Savage, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON _ The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Arizona’s challenge to the court’s Roe vs. Wade decision and its protection for a woman’s right to choose abortion through the first 24 weeks of pregnancy. Without comment, the justices turned down Arizona’s appeal of a lower-court ruling […]

January 13, 2014