reproductive rights

Alabama

Republican IVF bill fails in U.S. Senate • Iowa Capital Dispatch | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

WASHINGTON — Alabama Republican Sen. Katie Britt’s efforts to pass legislation that would block Medicaid funding from going to states that ban in vitro fertilization were unsuccessful Wednesday when Democrats blocked the bill from advancing. Britt, who introduced the legislation earlier this year alongside Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, said during brief debate the bill would assuage concerns […]

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Reproductive rights take center stage | #elections | #alabama

Today’s special election for House District 10 emerges not only as a battleground for local governance but also for the broader, deeply divisive issues of reproductive rights and healthcare. Set against the backdrop of South Huntsville and southern Madison County, this election sees Republican nominee Teddy Powell clashing with Democratic challenger Marilyn Lands in a […]

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Lands, a Democrat who ran on reproductive rights, flips seat in Alabama House | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Marilyn Lands, who campaigned on abortion rights in deeply conservative Alabama, won a special election to the Alabama Legislature, in a victory that Democrats say illustrates voter backlash to extreme reproductive restrictions imposed by Republicans. Lands, a Democrat, on Tuesday decisively defeated Republican Teddy Powell to win the open House of Representatives seat in a […]

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Alabama

Lands, a Democrat who ran on reproductive rights, flips seat in Alabama House | #elections | #alabama

Marilyn Lands, who campaigned on abortion rights in deeply conservative Alabama, won a special election to the Alabama Legislature, in a victory that Democrats say illustrates voter backlash to extreme reproductive restrictions imposed by Republicans. Lands, a Democrat, on Tuesday decisively defeated Republican Teddy Powell to win the open House of Representatives seat in a […]

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Democrat Flips Seat in Alabama House After Running on Abortion Rights | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Marilyn Lands, a Democratic candidate for a state House seat in Alabama, won a special election on Tuesday, defeating Republican Teddy Powell. Lands focused her campaign on reproductive rights, including support for access to in vitro fertilization and abortion. The election was for a seat in Madison City, and it was previously held by a […]

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Marilyn Lands, Who Ran on IVF and Abortion Issue, Hopeful After Alabama Win | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty Marilyn Lands has just won the special election for Alabama House District 10—a district where she, a Democrat who speaks openly about having an abortion, was a startling break from the status quo—by a whopping 25 percentage points. She could be basking in the glow of her victory […]

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Lands, a Democrat who ran on reproductive rights, flips seat in Alabama House | Elections | #elections | #alabama

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Moms Are in Crisis. The GOP Wants to Keep Them There | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

The battle for mom votes broke through in our national consciousness again last week with a dystopian State of the Union response by Alabama Republican Senator Katie Britt. She centered herself in a kitchen that looked like a stage set, using her motherhood to peddle her fear-based vision of America. Rife with misinformation, Britt used […]

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Alabama IVF ruling spotlights anti-abortion movement’s long game | #elections | #alabama

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The recent Alabama Supreme Court ruling that frozen embryos are legally protected children is highlighting how support for the idea that a fetus should have the same rights as a person underpins far less dramatic laws and proposals from abortion foes across the U.S. Lawmakers in at least six states have […]

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Republicans lawmakers want to ‘Alabama’ our Arizona | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

There’s a chilling familiarity to this story coming out of Alabama. I remember all too well when, in June of 2022, abortion clinics closed down all across the state of Arizona. It was two weeks after my own procedure, following a failed pregnancy that my husband and I desperately wanted. I remember the pit in […]

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