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NH Legislature Overrides Veto of Anti-Abortion Bill

June 28, 2012


Ms. Magazine, June 28, 2012 The New Hampshire State House and Senate voted yesterday to overturn Governor John Lynch’s veto of a bill that would prohibit late abortions. Governor Lynch vetoed the bill earlier this month, saying it went too far. Federal law already bans late abortions, with an exception if the woman’s life is […]

NH Governor Vetoes Three Harmful Bills

June 21, 2012


Feminist.0rg, June 21, 2012 New Hampshire Governor John Lynch (D) vetoed a bill on Monday that would have classified the death of a fetus as homicide and vetoed two other bills on Wednesday that would have imposed restrictions on voting registration. One of the voter registration laws would have required a photo ID to register […]

Woman Who Tried To Commit Suicide While Pregnant Gets Bail

May 18, 2012


NPR, May 18, 2012 by Julie Rovner Bei Bei Shuai is a step closer to leaving jail for the first time since March 2011, when she was arrested for the murder of her 3-day-old daughter Angel. The girl, who was delivered by cesarean section, died after Shuai’s unsuccessful suicide attempt in Dec. 2010, while she […]

Fetal heartbeat bill killed by Miss. Senate chair

April 26, 2012


NECN, April 26, 2012 by AP ACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi Senate chairman on Thursday killed a bill that could have led to a homicide criminal prosecution for anyone performing an abortion once a fetal heartbeat is found. Senate Judiciary B Committee Chairman Hob Bryan, D-Amory, said the bill is unconstitutional because lawmakers are […]

Fetal homicide bill clings to life in committee

April 6, 2012


The Colorado Statesman, April 6, 2012 by Peter Marcus A measure that would offer prosecutors a tool in charging suspects with the same violent crimes against both a pregnant mother and her unborn child is still alive, albeit on life support. House Bill 1130, sponsored by Rep. Janak Joshi, R-Colorado Springs, and Sen. Shawn Mitchell, […]