Tag Archives: Center for Reproductive Rights

Posted 4 years ago in Editors Picks Your Personal Rights by Josh Crank  
NY, ND Pushing Abortion Laws in Opposite Directions

State legislatures across the country have approved a wave of anti-abortion legislation in recent years, but New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is hoping his state will buck the trend by prohibiting discrimination of abortion rights. At the same time, North Dakota’s lawmakers are considering multiple bills that could make its abortion laws the most restrictive in the nation. The Reproductive Health Act will soon be introduced in the New York Senate, and though the bill’s language has not yet been …

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Posted 5 years ago in Government by Aaron Kase  
Federal Court To Rule on Arizona Abortion Ban

A controversial Arizona law that would ban most most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy will be ruled on by a panel of federal judges. Arguments over the law were heard this month by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. Opponents of the law argue that it is in clear opposition to the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, which ordered that women cannot be banned from getting an abortion until the fetus is …

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Access to Abortion Services Blocked or Limited by State Laws

A federal judge has indefinitely extended his injunction of a new Mississippi law that requires abortion clinic physicians to be board-certified OB-GYNs and to have patient-admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. The law was scheduled to go into effect on July 1, and would have closed the state’s only abortion clinic, but U.S. District Court Judge Daniel P. Jordan III blocked it while he considered its constitutionality. The controversial Mississippi law is just one of the latest measures in an ongoing …

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