A federal judge has blocked Alabama’s uniquely restrictive abortion law from taking effect next month.
Oklahoma's D&E ban has been blocked since 2015. Similar laws have also been blocked in states like Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas, Kentucky and Texas.
“People are finally seeing that this is a real, real threat”
The congresswoman felt she had to speak out after the abortion bans in several states that "strip choice and constitutional rights away from pregnant people"
It's the fifth state to pass a "fetal heartbeat" ban — following Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and Ohio.
"Trigger laws" used to be rare—but in the last few months alone, they've doubled in number.
So far this session, 14 bills that ban abortion in some way have been enacted.
This week, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed a 15-week abortion ban into law. It's been called the "most restrictive in the nation"—but other states are already in the process of passing even harsher restrictions.
In Poland, terminations are about to be made illegal in almost all circumstances. We met the protestors taking a stand in London this weekend.
The bill's sponsor compared abortion clinics to pedophiles and liquor stores, and wants them far away from kids.