Tag Archives: Abortion

Effort to repeal Missouri 8-week abortion ban hits roadblock

Efforts to repeal Missouri’s new eight-week abortion ban with a public vote hit a roadblock Thursday, the latest development in a fight over abortion rights that’s playing out on multiple fronts in the state. Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft told reporters that the Missouri Constitution prohibits a referendum on the sweeping abortion law because… Read More »

Maryland abortion defenders reveal that ‘women’s health’ talk is a ruse

When Democrats complain that states are defunding Planned Parenthood — the nation’s largest abortion business and a politically active group on behalf of Democrats — they frequently complain that such a move deprives women of needed healthcare services. This week, Maryland’s legislature has proven that this excuse is just a pretext. Here’s the story: The… Read More »

Trump Administration Blocks Funds for Planned Parenthood and Others Over Abortion Referrals

The Trump administration announced on Friday that it will bar organizations that provide abortion referrals from receiving federal family planning money, a step that could strip millions of dollars from Planned Parenthood and direct it toward religiously-based, anti-abortion groups. The new federal rule is almost certain to be challenged in court. Clinics will be able… Read More »