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Abortion Waiting Period

State Lawmakers Approve Measure Extending Abortion Waiting Period

Reuters | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

By Verna Gates BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 3 (Reuters) - A measure to extend the waiting period for abortions in Alabama to 48 hours is h...

Katy Hall

LOOK: More Waiting For Abortions Than Guns

HuffingtonPost.com | Katy Hall | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

In many states, it takes longer to get an abortion than it does to purchase a gun. Twenty-six states require women to wait for an abortion, usually 24...

9 Awkward Double Standards From The Conservative Movement

Katy Hall & Nick Wing | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

On Wednesday evening, 41 Republican senators voted against expanding gun background checks. In doing so, they helped define the legacy of an expansive...

Lawmakers Kill Abortion Restriction Proposal

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

The New Hampshire House of Representatives voted down legislation calling for a 24-hour waiting period for abortions, less than a year after passing s...

Planned Parenthood Drops Fight Against State's Abortion Waiting Period

AP | KRISTI EATON | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Planned Parenthood filed notice Friday that it is dropping its appeal of a legal provision that requires women seeking abortions ...

Utah Passes Stricter Abortion Measure

Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY--Utah's Republican governor signed a law extending a required waiting period for women seeking an abortion to 72 hours on Tuesday, ...

Laura Bassett

North Carolina House Votes To Force Ultrasound Bill Into Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

North Carolina lawmakers voted on Tuesday to override Gov. Bev Perdue's veto of a mandatory ultrasound bill that forces abortion doctors to say certai...

GOP Governor Likely To Approve 'Some Of The Strictest' Abortion Restrictions In Country

AP | By NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics

PIERRE, S.D. -- South Dakota's governor said Thursday that he'll likely sign off on new abortion guidelines that would be some of the strictest in the...

South Dakota Senate Passes Anti-Abortion Bill

AP | CHET BROKAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Senate voted Wednesday to require women to wait 72 hours before they can have abortions and to submit to counsel...