New Ohio Bill Would Make Abortion Illegal if Down Syndrome is Given as Reason

The New York Times has a long story on a new bill in Ohio that would make it illegal for doctors to perform an abortion if the sole reason is to avoid giving birth to a child with Down syndrome. The bill, which is supported by the National Right to Life Committee, is widely expected to pass both Ohio’s House and… »8/23/15 12:30pm8/23/15 12:30pm


Montana Governor Vetoes Bill Banning Telemedicine Abortions 

Some good news, for once: Montana Governor Steve Bullock, a Democrat, has vetoed a bill that would have outlawed telemedicine abortions in the state. In his veto message, Bullock said the bill was counterproductive for the state: “As elected officials, we should all be working together to expand access to health-care… »4/29/15 6:50pm4/29/15 6:50pm

Texas GOP Wants Sen. Wendy Davis To (Literally) Pay For Her Filibuster

Alas, there is no handy Schoolhouse Rock that informs us how much three special sessions held by the Texas legislature cost. Every day that they decided on the sweeping abortion restrictions that eventually passed despite protesters' and civilian floor speakers' best efforts — and, oh yeah, basic rights — will cost… »8/03/13 4:00pm8/03/13 4:00pm