Abortion

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Oklahoma House Passes Measure Banning Abortion

The Oklahoma House of Representatives passed a measure (SB 1552) yesterday which bans abortion by making it a felony for any person to perform or induce an abortion…

Florida Supreme Court Blocks Measure Forcing Women to Delay Health Care, Make Additional Trips When Seeking Safe, Legal Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) The Florida Supreme Court today blocked a 2015 measure which forces a woman to wait at least 24 hours and make at least one additional,…

Mississippi Governor Signs Ban on Most Common Method of Second Trimester Abortion

(PRESS RELEASE) Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant (R) signed a measure into law today which bans the most commonly used method of ending a pregnancy in the second trimester.   …

Our Work in Focus

In the United States, state legislatures wield enormous power to control women's access to abortion and other reproductive healthcare services…
"TRAP" (Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers) laws single out the medical practices of doctors who provide abortions and impose on them requirements that are different and more burdensome than those…
In their efforts to make abortion inaccessible to as many women as possible, anti-choice forces have focused on burdening minors' access to abortion…