Mississippi Governor Signs Bill Banning Common Second Trimester Abortion Method 

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant has signed a bill banning a common second trimester abortion method, dilation and evacuation. The bill leaves just a sliver of a loophole, allowing the procedure only to prevent “irreversible physical impairment.” Mississippi has only one abortion clinic, who are quite likely to sue…

Utah Governor Signs Entirely Batshit Bill Requiring Anesthesia for Abortions After 20 Weeks 

Utah Governor Gary Herbert has signed a bill requiring that doctors administer anesthesia to people receiving abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The bill, you will be non-surprised to learn, isn’t about concern for a pregnant person’s health, but is based on the bogus notion that 20-week fetuses can feel pain.

Missouri State Rep Files Bill to Put Gun Sales Under Exact Same Restrictions as Abortions  

Missouri State Representative Stacey Newman is deeply concerned about the state’s gun violence, and figures perhaps it might help matters to make guns a little harder to buy. Luckily, she’s got a perfect model right in front of her: Missouri’s abortion restrictions, some of the most onerous in the country.