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How August and November ballot initiatives could affect abortion in Ohio: an explainer

Jul 19, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Ohioans are set to vote on two major ballot initiatives in the coming months, one in August and another in... Read more


Planned Parenthood asks court to block 6-week abortion ban in Iowa

Jul 12, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Pro-abortion groups are asking a district court to block Iowa from enforcing a six-week abortion ban that the Republican governor... Read more

Iowa state capitol building in Des Moines, Iowa.

Iowa governor calls special session to consider abortion restrictions

Jul 6, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Lawmakers will consider new abortion restrictions after the last effort was halted by the state Supreme Court. Read more

Indiana state capitol.

Indiana Supreme Court: Abortion ban does not violate state constitution

Jun 30, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

According to a Friday ruling from the Indiana Supreme Court, the abortion ban stands, but litigation is still ongoing.  Read more

Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen on May 22, 2023, signed into law a 12-week abortion ban and a ban on transgender surgery on minors.

Nebraska bans abortion at 12 weeks and sex change surgery for minors

May 24, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

Over 30 of Nebraska’s 49 senators joined the governor for the signing of the Let Them Grow Act, which bans... Read more

North Carolina State Capitol in Raleigh.

Abortion roundup: NC governor to veto 12-week ban as state battles heat up across U.S.

May 12, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto may be overridden by Republicans. Read more

A roll of I Voted stickers.

Wisconsin Supreme Court: Planned Parenthood-backed Protasiewicz wins 

Apr 5, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

Janet Protasiewicz was declared victor in a contentious race that could tip the scales against the state’s current abortion ban.  Read more


20 attorneys general warn CVS, Walgreens against abortion pills in their states

Feb 2, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The letter states that companies must “keep apprised not only of federal law but also of the laws of the... Read more

Federal court house in Charleston, South Carolina

South Carolina Supreme Court strikes down state’s 6-week abortion ban

Jan 6, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The 3-2 decision Thursday said that the law violated the right to privacy in the state’s constitution. Read more

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks during news conference to announce a new bill on abortion restrictions on Capitol Hill Sept. 13, 2022, in Washington, D.C. Graham's proposal would enact a national ban on abortions after the 15-week mark. Also pictured, at left, is President of Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America Marjorie Dannenfelser.

Senate Republicans propose national ban on abortions after 15 weeks

Sep 13, 2022

By Edie Heipel

Sen. Lindsey Graham introduced legislation Tuesday that would ban abortions nationwide after 15 weeks, except in cases of rape, incest,... Read more


Nebraska Facebook abortion case: Baby was reportedly 29 weeks, 5 days old boy

Aug 31, 2022

By Katie Yoder

More details are coming out in a Nebraska case where authorities are relying on private Facebook messages to claim that... Read more

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signs bills in Indianapolis, March 10, 2022.

Indiana’s broad abortion ban overshadows another pro-family law passed the same day

Aug 8, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Indiana’s abortion ban includes exceptions for those performed to preserve the life of the mother, as well as in instances... Read more

Texas state capitol

Texas Abortion Law: Supreme Court allows challenge to proceed, but leaves law in place

Dec 10, 2021

By Katie Yoder

In a case that hinges on enforcement rather than abortion itself, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 8 to 1 on... Read more

Iowa Senate passes fetal heartbeat abortion ban

Mar 1, 2018

On Wednesday, the Iowa Senate approved a measure 30-20 that would prohibit abortions in the state after a baby’s heartbeat... Read more

Ark. judge strikes down heartbeat-based abortion ban

Mar 19, 2014

A U.S. District Court’s ruling against Arkansas’ fetal heartbeat-based abortion restrictions disappointed pro-life advocates, but they said the effort still... Read more

Mother And Baby by Anna Langova (CC0 1.0).

Texas House passes late-term abortion ban amid wide support

Jul 10, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

Pro-lifers nationwide lauded Texas legislators for passing a bill banning abortions after 20 weeks gestation on the grounds that unborn... Read more