If enacted, the ban would be among the most restrictive in the U.S. It includes exceptions for medical emergencies, but not for pregnancies caused by rape or incest.
By Ben Nadler, Associated Press
During a rally at Georgia's state Capitol on Thursday, the New York senator criticized recent abortion bans signed into law in Mississippi, Kentucky, Ohio, Georgia and Alabama as "a nationwide assault on women's constitutional rights by ideological extremists."…
By Summer Ballentine, Associated Press
The bill needs at least one more vote of approval in the GOP-led House before it can go to Republican Gov. Mike Parson, who voiced support for it on Wednesday.
With the Supreme Court's conservative makeup, more states are implementing legislation that tests the limits of Roe v. Wade. Alabama's governor has signed the most restrictive abortion law in the country, while Vermont aims to preserve abortion rights into the…
In a statement issued after she signed the bill, which passed both state legislatures with overwhelming support, Ivey said she recognized that the law would likely face immediate legal challenges, but outlined her hope that it would force the U.S.
By Courtney Vinopal, Maea Lenei Buhre
A Louisiana bill banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected is the latest example of how abortion opponents and anti-abortion lawmakers across the country are pushing legislation that could prompt the highest court to reconsider Roe v. Wade.
By Will Weissert, Associated Press
The Democratic presidential candidates warned the decision portends a larger offensive by conservatives around the country to undermine the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.
Abortion bills passed in several states are setting up legal fights to push the now-conservative-leaning Supreme Court to take up abortion and overturn Roe v. Wade.
By Scott Bauer, Associated Press
Democratic Gov. Tony Evers has promised to veto the measure, but the move comes as conservatives across the country push to end the constitutional right to abortion.
By Kim Chandler, Associated Press
State senators voted 25-6 for the bill that had overwhelmingly cleared the House of Representatives earlier this month. The legislation now goes to Gov. Kay Ivey, who will decide whether to sign the bill into law.
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