Oklahoma awaits Senate resolution on ‘Texas-style’ abortion ban

News 03/29/22, 16:26

The Oklahoma House of Representatives passed a bill last week that would ban nearly all abortions in the state, following a mechanism similar to Texas. If the legislation passes, it would exclusively enforce the ban on abortion after six weeks "through private civil actions" against any person who "aids or abets ...

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 ...

Unexpected: South Dakota governor’s pro-life proposal rejected by state Republicans

U.S. 02/03/22, 16:04

Republican lawmakers in South Dakota, U.S., surprised the governor by refusing Wednesday to discuss her bill proposing tougher anti-abortion legislation.  A South Dakota House committee with a Republican majority refused Wednesday to give a hearing to consider a pro-life bill by Gov. Kristi Noem aimed at banning nearly all abortions.  The bill ...

Mississippi to ban most abortions if Court overturns Roe v. Wade law

News 12/06/21, 18:12

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves confirmed Sunday that should the Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade, his state will implement a law banning most abortions. "There is no guaranteed right to abortion" in the U.S. Constitution, the Republican leader asserted.  During a recent appearance on CNN, Reeves spoke about his position on ...

House passes most radical pro-abortion bill in history

News 09/25/21, 18:01

House Democrats on Friday, Sept. 24, approved a bill, which, if passed in the Senate, would force all states to legalize the killing of unborn babies in abortions without limits and up to the date of birth. House representatives voted 218-211 approving the so-called Women's Health Protection Act, legislation that would ...

Supreme Court agrees to review Roe versus Wade ruling on abortion

U.S. 09/21/21, 14:29

America's highest court will revisit legislation that recognizes a woman's right to terminate pregnancy on Dec. 1. The U.S. Supreme Court will review its 1973 Roe versus Wade ruling on abortion. Mississippi state is appealing two federal court blocks against the 2018 Gestational Age Act, which bans abortion after 15 weeks ...

New York governor asks Facebook to censor anti-abortion posts

New York 09/14/21, 15:49

New York State's brand new governor, Kathy Hochul, wrote a letter to Facebook's CEO on Monday, Sept. 13, asking him to censor pro-life posts as 'false' and 'misinformation' about a 'common medical procedure.' Governor Kathy Hochul, who recently replaced Andrew Cuomo after he resigned over the sexual abuse scandal, sent a letter addressed ...

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 ...

Hundreds of members of Congress urge Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade

U.S. 01/03/20, 06:13

A coalition of 270 members from both houses of Congress filed a legal brief on Thursday, Jan. 2, urging the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that established a constitutional right to an abortion. The brief signed by 39 senators and 168 representatives with mostly Republicans ...

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