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VA State board gives in to conservative pressure; controversial vote could shut down all of state’s abortion clinics

September 14, 2012


Mother Jones, September 14, 2012 by Kate Sheppard The “war on women” headlines aren’t going away. Under pressure from conservative politicians, the Virginia Board of Health voted Friday to reverse an earlier decision that would have protected the state’s existing abortion clinics from strict new regulations. All clinics that provide first-trimester abortions now have two […]

Restrictive Anti-Abortion Laws Force Tennessee Clinic To Close

August 16, 2012


Think Progress, August 16, 2012 by Annie-Rose Strasser An abortion clinic in Tennessee has shut its doors after 38 years, citing new laws that make it unable to continue operations. Earlier this year, Tennessee passed the Life Defense Act, requiring every clinic in the state to have at least one clinician with admitting privileges at […]

Protecting Women from Themselves in Mississippi

April 26, 2012


PoliticusUSA, April 26, 2012 by Hrafnkell Haraldsson Yeah, I’m afraid that’s the storyline; that’s what they’re selling and it doesn’t get any better than that – nobody has accused the conservative mind of intelligence lately and I guess the assumption is that the rest of us are as gullible as their base. Just think: someday, […]

Anti-Abortion ‘TRAP’ Law Part of Nationwide Trend

April 18, 2012


Jackson Free Press, April 18, 2012 by Elizabeth Waibel The governor signed the first major piece of anti-abortion legislation into law this year—a measure designed to close the state’s only abortion clinic. Gov. Phil Bryant signed House Bill 1390, which puts restrictions on abortion facilities, into law yesterday. The new law requires all physicians associated […]

Mississippi cracks down on abortion providers

April 5, 2012


The Florida Independent, April 5, 2012 by Ashley Lopez Mississippi’s state Legislature this week passed a bill that would place prohibitive restrictions on abortion providers in the state, in an effort to curb access to legal abortions. The Florida Legislature attempted to pass a similar bill this year that would crack down on providers, but […]