More restrictions coming….
Some severe …
The evolving patchwork of access to abortion care is going through big changes this week, with the entire Southeast on the brink of imposing new limits.
Bands of states restricting abortion access could soon extend the entire length of the country, depending on legislative action and pending court battles.
Nationally, the legality of medication abortion has been challenged and an appeals court hearing Wednesday in New Orleans will set the stage for how the case is ultimately brought to the Supreme Court, which has kept the drug mifepristone available for now.
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The actions in the Carolinas – assuming the six-week ban ultimately passes in South Carolina – mean that the entire Southeast, from North Carolina over to Oklahoma, and from Florida east to Texas, will have restricted access to abortion care far beyond what was available under Roe v. Wade.
Scott P says
The MO GOP legislature’s attempt to require 60% for a statewide referendums to pass is dead in the water.
Republicans have wanted this done since Missourians have legalized Marijuana and expanded Medicaid despite the state being red when it cones to elected candidates.
If abortion rights are on the ballot next year it will surely pass in the Show Me State.
The ‘people’ speak in democracy