“It Was Dehumanizing,” Says Woman Who Was Illegally Denied Emergency Abortion

"The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are currently investigating two hospitals in Missouri and Kansas that violated federal law by refusing to provide an emergency abortion to a woman who was experiencing premature labor, according to The Associated Press..." Here is the aforementioned Associated Press Article: Feds: Hospitals that denied emergency abortion broke the law
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DeSantis courts evangelicals with strict abortion law; opponents counterpunch in his backyard

"Planned Parenthood is launching an effort to put abortion on the Florida ballot next year — setting the stage for a high-profile battle with Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis as he prepares to run for president. The move comes three weeks after DeSantis pleased up-for-grabs evangelical Republicans by signing a six-week abortion ban into law..."
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Abortion pill legal challenge threatens miscarriage care

"One of the most widely used treatments for miscarriage is in jeopardy. “Once I found out that the baby inside me was no longer viable, I didn’t want to just walk around carrying the emotional trauma of that,” said Phillips, a 41-year-old single mother of three from North Brookfield, Mass. “You just kind of want it finished. And the medication works pretty quickly.” But the future of this common miscarriage treatment is in peril. The pill, mifepristone, is used in abortions, making it a target..."
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Sen. Menendez, colleagues reintroduce legislation to ensure doctors can provide legal abortion care, protect providers from out of state extremists

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) joined Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and U.S. Representative Kim Schrier, MD (D-Wash.-08) in reintroducing legislation to protect medical providers in states like New Jersey – where abortion care remains legal – from Republicans’ attempts to restrict their practice and create uncertainty about their legal liability.
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Democratic AGs are using the courts to win on abortion, gun control

These state attorneys general are finding successes that eluded them for years "Ferguson is one of several Democratic attorneys general moving aggressively on key social policy issues to blunt Republican initiatives across the country designed to loosen gun restrictions, outlaw abortion and curtail the rights of transgender residents..."
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Alito Says He Has ‘Pretty Good Idea’ Who Leaked Abortion Ruling

In an interview with The Wall Street Journal’s opinion pages, the justice rejected the theory that the leak had come from the right. "Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr., the author of the majority opinion that overruled Roe v. Wade last June, told The Wall Street Journal’s opinion pages that he had “a pretty good idea who is responsible” for leaking a draft of his opinion to Politico..."
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Conservative dissenters block abortion limits in Nebraska, South Carolina

The failure of strict new abortion laws to advance in two conservative-dominated legislatures on the same day this week signaled a mounting fear among some Republicans that abortion bans could lead to political backlash. " A near-total ban on abortion failed Thursday in South Carolina, just hours before a six-week ban fizzled in Nebraska. Abortion remains legal in both states until 22 weeks of pregnancy. In lengthy and often impassioned speeches on the South Carolina Senate floor, the state’s five female senators — three Republicans and two Democrats — decried what would have been a near-total ban on abortion. One, Sen. Sandy…
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