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Abortion 20 Weeks

Are Pregnant Women Persons After 20 Weeks' Gestation?

Lynn M. Paltrow | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Lynn M. Paltrow

Far more than abortion is at stake: There are measures that establish legal principles that will be and, indeed, already have been used to justify arrests of and forced medical interventions on pregnant women.

Trent Franks Fundraises In Wake Of Rape Remark

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

Since Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) claimed earlier this week that it's incredibly rare for women to become pregnant from rape, he has been under fire f...

1 in 3: Beatriz, Mounting Barriers to Abortion and the American Experience

Deb Hauser | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics
Deb Hauser

For months Beatriz's government turned a blind eye to the advice of her doctors. Never mind that she would die without the opportunity to end her pregnancy, or that the fetus she carried was unviable. Never mind that she was already the mother of a young child.

Laura Bassett

Arkansas Advances Most Extreme Abortion Ban In Country | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics

A Republican-controlled committee in the Arkansas House of Representatives approved a bill on Thursday that bans abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy...

Laura Bassett

Judge Upholds Arizona 20-Week Abortion Ban | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

A federal judge in Arizona decided on Monday to allow a law that bans abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy to go into effect on August 2. The law, wh...

Laura Bassett

20-Week Abortion Ban Proposed For D.C. Sparks Fierce Debate In Congress | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

A nationwide ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy would be difficult to push through both chambers of Congress, but Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz....

Laura Bassett

Arizona Congressman Goes After D.C. Abortion Rights | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) is pushing a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy in the District of Columbia, but he has denied Del....

Laura Bassett

Arizona Rep. Authors D.C. Abortion Ban | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) drew a heap of criticism from Washington, D.C., locals on Monday when he introduced a bill that would ban women there from...

Laura Bassett

State Abortion Restrictions Hit Record High In 2011 | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

Conservative state lawmakers set a record in 2011 for the highest number of anti-abortion and anti-family planning provisions enacted in a single year...

Laura Bassett

Ohio Abortion Ban Challenges Terms Of Roe v. Wade | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) signed a bill on Wednesday that bans abortions after 20 weeks if the fetus is determined to be viable, making Ohio the lates...

Abortion Is Slowly Becoming Legal In Name Only

Sally Steenland | Posted 08.31.2011 | Religion
Sally Steenland

States across the country are denying women what they need to protect their health and plan their families. And they're often doing so in the name of religion and God.

Watch: States Move To Ban Abortions After 20 Weeks

Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics