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The Oklahoma legislature on Thursday passed its third major abortion-ban law in a little over a month. HB 4327 bans abortions starting at fertilization except in cases of medical emergency, incest, or sexual assault. However the incest and sexual assault exceptions apply only if those incidents were reported to law enforcement.  Modeled after Texas’s abortion ban, [...]

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A Michigan judge Tuesday blocked the enforcement of a 1931 state law which would ban abortions in the event Roe v. Wade is overturned. The ruling was met with praise from the Michigan governor. MCL 750.14 is a Michigan law enacted in 1931 which made all abortions a felony unless it was necessary to save [...]

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The Spanish government approved a draft bill Tuesday that extends abortion access for teenagers, removes existing obstacles to abortion, and may make Spain the first country in Europe to grant workers menstrual leave. The draft, which Spain’s Council of Ministers approved, will reform Spain’s current Organic Law 2/2010, of 3 March, on Sexual and Reproductive [...]

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In the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion overturning a half-century of abortion jurisprudence, Justice Samuel Alito repeatedly argued that this difficult issue should be decided by the people through their elected representatives. Such calls for democracy to work, however, should be looked at with great skepticism by the American people, given how often and how [...]

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Last week, Louisiana made headlines by proposing a bill that would make abortion a homicide and explicitly allow pregnant people to be charged with murder. While the bill ultimately failed to advance in the Louisiana House of Representatives, it’s important to know that many states already have laws on the books that could result in [...]

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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont Tuesday attended a ceremonial signing of House Bill 5414, the Reproductive Freedom Defense Act (RFDA). RFDA, which Lamont officially signed into law on May 5, provides significant protections to individuals providing or seeking abortions in Connecticut from restrictive abortion laws in other states. The bill includes the following protections: Expands which [...]

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