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Abortion Bills

Texas State Senate Panel OKs Restrictions On Minors Seeking Abortions

Texas Tribune | Alexa Ura | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics

Minors seeking abortions in Texas without parental consent will face a tougher set of legal hurdles under legislation already approved by the House an...

Women In Tennessee Must Wait 48 Hours To Get An Abortion After Consulting Their Doctor

Reuters | Tim Ghianni | Posted 05.18.2015 | Politics

NASHVILLE, May 18 (Reuters) - Agreeing there must be a 48-hour waiting period between a woman consulting her doctor about an abortion and the time it ...

Texas GOP Comes Up With New Ways To Make It Nearly Impossible To Have An Abortion

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.15.2015 | Politics

The Texas House of Representatives passed a package of abortion restrictions on Thursday that would make the process for a minor to obtain a “judici...

Kansas Legislature Passes First-In-The-Nation Abortion Procedure Ban

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.26.2015 | Politics

The Kansas state House passed a law Wednesday that would ban a second-trimester abortion procedure used in 8 percent of abortions performed in the sta...

Flood Of Abortion-Restricting Bills Filed In State Legislatures Following GOP Sweep

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.12.2015 | Politics

Republican state legislators have been able to expedite one of their top policy priorities -- restricting access to abortion -- given the historic gai...

Laura Bassett

GOP Senator Claims He Knows Twins Born At 20 Weeks

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) tried to bypass the Senate committee process on Tuesday and force a vote on his 20-week abortion ban, claiming he has fri...

Alabama Gov. Signs Restrictive New Abortion Law

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics

By Verna Gates BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 9 (Reuters) - Doctors who provide abortions will face stricter standards in Alabama starting in...

Laura Bassett

Anti-Abortion Package Barrels Through Michigan Legislature

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

State lawmakers in Michigan are using their lame-duck session to pass a bundle of bills that would significantly restrict women's ability to access an...

Louisiana House Passes Controversial Abortion Bill

Reuters | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

By Kathy Finn NEW ORLEANS, June 1 (Reuters) - The Louisiana state House of Representatives on Friday unanimously approved a bill that ...

Controversial Abortion Measures Advance In Two States

Reuters | Michael Peltier and Susan Guyett | Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

Legislators in both Indiana and Florida passed sweeping abortion restrictions on Wednesday....