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North Carolina Abortion Bill

State Closes 3 Abortion Clinics In 3 Months

AP | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina's health agency has closed three abortion clinics in three months for violating health and safety regulations that pre...

State To Close Critical Abortion Clinic

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

FemCare, said to be the only North Carolina abortion clinic to remain open following the recent passage of a controversial abortion bill, had its lice...

GOP Governor To Female Protesters: Here, Cookies

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) offered a plate of cookies Tuesday to a group of mostly female demonstrators protesting a new law he signed Monday...

Governor Signs State's Controversial Abortion Bill

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed a restrictive anti-abortion bill into law, CNN reported on Monday. The bill first passed the state's Sen...

Arrests Continue To Surge In North Carolina Anti-GOP Protests

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

More than 100 protesters, two-thirds of them women, were arrested Monday at the 11th consecutive weekly rally on the grounds of the North Carolina sta...

Amanda Terkel

Bikers Pushed Aside As Anti-Abortion Forces Take Over NC Motorcycle Safety Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When the North Carolina state Senate unanimously passed SB 353 on April 8, it was a good day for motorcycle safety advocates. The bill w...

GOP Gov To Sign Abortion Bill

AP | GARY D. ROBERTSON | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina's governor says he will sign a new version of a bill that raises standards for abortion clinics into law if it reaches...

Amanda Terkel

North Carolina Motorcycle Abortion Bill Set To Get Full House Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The North Carolina House is set to vote on a controversial anti-abortion bill on Thursday, one day after its provisions were attached to...

Amanda Terkel

NC GOP Turns Motorcycle Safety Bill Into Abortion Bill With No Public Notice

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- North Carolina House Republicans are pushing legislation that would restrict abortion access, attaching the measure to an unrelated moto...

Abortion Measure Snuck In By GOP Hits Snag

Reuters | Marti Maguire | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C., July 9 (Reuters) - Proposed new safety standards on abortion clinics in North Carolina hit a snag on Tuesday after Republican lawmake...

Laura Bassett

Harsh Anti-Abortion Bill Advances Despite GOP Governor's Rebuke

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

The North Carolina state Senate quickly voted Wednesday to pass a package of anti-abortion amendments attached to a bill that would ban Sharia law, de...

State Senate Votes On Restrictive Abortion Measure Tacked On To Anti-Sharia Bill

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

North Carolina's state Senate voted Tuesday to pass a second reading of a measure placing tougher restrictions on abortion after Republicans in the le...

Contentious Abortion Measures May Drive Wedge In GOP

Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

Abortion-rights advocates and political observers say a series of measures in the North Carolina General Assembly adding new restrictions for the proc...