Idaho hospital blames abortion politics for closing of labor and delivery department

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An Idaho hospital made the decision to axe its labor and delivery department, saying the “political climate” made it too difficult to keep it staffed. “Highly respected, talented physicians are leaving. Recruiting replacements will be extraordinarily difficult,” Bonner General Health, located in Sandpoint, Idaho, said in a social media post Friday. “The Idaho Legislature continues … Read more

Kids in ‘grave danger’ after red state judge halts abortion parental consent law: Pro-life activist

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Despite being a red state, Montana has flip-flopped on the topic of abortion for months and failed to pass pro-life legislation in the 2022 midterms. But pro-life activist Lila Rose believes residents “choose pro-life protections when given access to the pro-life message.” A Montana judge recently expanded abortion access to minors by halting a law … Read more

Wyoming outlaws abortion pills, becoming first state to enact ban

Women’s safety should not be a ‘political football’ on abortion pill debate: Carrie Severino

Wyoming Republican Gov. Mark Gordon signed a bill Friday outlawing the use or prescription of abortion pills, making it the first state to prohibit the drugs. The legislation was passed by the state’s GOP-controlled legislature earlier this month. Included in the bill is a provision making it illegal to “prescribe, dispense, distribute, sell or use … Read more

GOP Wyoming Governor Signs Bill Banning Abortion Pills

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon signed a bill Friday night prohibiting abortion pills in the state and also allowed a separate measure restricting abortion to become law without his signature. The pills are already banned in 13 states with blanket bans on all forms of abortion, and 15 states already have limited … Read more

New Mexico Governor Signs Bill Overriding Local Abortion Bans

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s governor signed an abortion-rights bill Thursday that overrides local ordinances aimed at limiting access to abortion procedures and medications. Reproductive health clinics in New Mexico offer abortion procedures to patients from states, including Texas, with strict abortion bans. The new law also aims to ensure access to gender … Read more

Tennessee mom travels more than 900 miles for abortion after devastating diagnosis

Tennessee mom travels more than 900 miles for abortion after devastating diagnosis Doctors told a mom in Tennessee that her desperately ill baby would most likely die in utero, or shortly after birth. CNN followed her 900-mile journey for an abortion, a procedure she can’t access in her home state. This video features a story … Read more

Nevada considers enshrining abortion rights in state constitution

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Nevada Senate Majority Leader Nicole Cannizzaro introduced a constitutional amendment Thursday that — over more than three years — could enshrine existing abortion rights in the state constitution, which would offer the highest level of state protection. Abortion rights up to 24 weeks are already codified into state law through a 1990 ballot measure, and … Read more

North Dakota High Court Upholds Pause On State Abortion Ban

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a state abortion ban will remain blocked while a lawsuit over its constitutionality proceeds. The ban was designed to take effect once the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. But a district judge had put it on hold this summer while the … Read more