"This extreme Texas law blatantly violates the constitutional right established under Roe v. Wade," President Joe Biden said Wednesday.
The Supreme Court's failure to block the Texas law "is an effort to rip away women's rights," Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said.
The Texas bill banning abortions from 6 weeks is rooted in inaccuracy. Doctors can only detect 'cardiac motion' in cells that will become the heart.
The law will not go into effect immediately, and will only go into effect if a similar ban is upheld in Idaho courts.
The all-male, five-member city council in Waskom, Texas unanimously passed an ordinance this week to restrict abortion in its jurisdiction, declaring the town the state’s first “sanctuary city of the unborn.” States across the country have recently brought forth extreme anti-abortion measures as part of a larger strategy to reverse […]
The CEO of Delta Air Lines said the company would not take a stance on or oppose Georgia’s restrictive abortion laws, as other companies voice opposition to the new abortion bans. Ed Bastian said the company, which is headquartered in Georgia and employs 35,000 people in the state, could alienate […]
On Tuesday, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed a bill that would ban abortion after 5 to 6 weeks of pregnancy. The bill calls for the imprisonment of certain women who have miscarriages, and considers miscarriage a form of second-degree murder in some cases. Prosecutors could send women who have miscarriages […]
Georgia state legislators passed its highly controversial “fetal heartbeat” abortion law on Friday that would ban abortions once a heartbeat is detected, which typically happens at six weeks – and before many women know they are pregnant. The law is now headed to the desk of Republican Gov. Brian Kemp, […]
Democratic Georgia Rep. Dar’shun Kendrick introduced a ‘Testicular Bill of Rights’ on Monday in response to a restrictive abortion measure introduced by the state last week. Kendrick’s proposed legislation includes a ban on vasectomy procedures, a requirement that men must obtain permission from their sexual partner to obtain Viagra, and […]
On Tuesday, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed...
A Republican-controlled Ohio House revived a vetoed “heartbeat bill” to ban abortions in the state. The legislation would prevent abortions – including in cases of rape and incest – after an embryo’s heartbeat is detected, typically around week six of pregnancy. Most women don’t know they’re pregnant until seven weeks […]