Florida’s 15-week abortion ban on the verge of passage

U.S. 03/03/22, 21:15

The Republican bill that is about to pass late Thursday in the state of Florida, which will ban abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy, is expected to be signed without much waiting by Governor Ron DeSantis. One of the most anticipated moments for pro-lifers will see the light of day Thursday ...

Law on abortion restrictions in New Hampshire take effect

News 01/02/22, 16:34

Abortion in New Hampshire is legal up to the 24th week of pregnancy, according to a new law that goes into effect from the beginning of 2022. Under the law, the state will prohibit abortion after 24 weeks of gestation, and legal abortion will have to undergo an ultrasound to determine the ...

First doctor sued for violating Texas Heartbeat Act

Texas 09/21/21, 03:14

A Texas doctor was sued on Monday, Sept. 20, after admitting that he breached the newly enacted abortion ban in the Lone Star state. The physician, Alan Braid from San Antonio, performed an abortion on Sept. 6, just five days after the Heartbeat Act went into effect.  The legal action against Dr. ...

Uber, Lyft launch PR campaign against Texan ‘Heartbeat’ law

Texas 09/06/21, 19:03

Two ride sharing companies publicly encouraged employees to disregard Texas's new pro-life legislation. Uber and Lyft promise to fully cover legal expenses if their workers are sued for driving a customer to have an illegal abortion procedure. The Heartbeat Act prohibits terminating pregnancy after an unborn baby's heartbeat is detected, which usually ...

GOP leaders want to replicate Texas abortion ban in other states

Texas 09/03/21, 18:36

Different Republican leaders and conservative groups applauded Texas's new pro-life "Heartbeat" law. They are now preparing to introduce similar bills in different states. A majority of Republican states passed increasingly stringent limits on abortion procedures in recent years. Republicans previously resorted to various legal strategies to find new ways to remove ...

Texas enacts bill to ban abortions outright

News 07/21/21, 18:47

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed a landmark bill that automatically bans abortions across the Lone Star State. The legislation now depends on the U.S. Supreme Court overturning the federal Roe v. Wade landmark decision. Texas lawmakers are optimistic about their chances of restricting abortion practices across the state to the ...

South Carolina seeks to ban most abortions, Planned Parenthood reacts

News 02/19/21, 19:45

South Carolina Republican Gov. Henry McMaster signed a bill Thursday that aims to ban virtually all grounds for abortion. The bill found wide acceptance among lawmakers and will likely soon become law. But a day after the legislation passed the state's lower house, Planned Parenthood, America's largest abortion company, filed ...

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