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Arkansas

Abortion ballot initiative disqualified from Arkansas ballot

By Samantha Kamman, Christian Post Reporter Saturday, July 13, 2024 Pro-life and pro-choice people clash outside of the U.S. Supreme Court on March, 26, 2024, during oral arguments for FDA v. Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine. | Samantha Kamman/The Christian Post Arkansas Secretary of State John Thurston rejected a petition to include a measure on the […]

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Arkansas

Proposed Arkansas abortion ballot measure is ‘extreme,’ ‘unsafe,’ critics warn

The proposed “Arkansas Abortion Amendment” would allow abortions up to 18 weeks — about four-and-a-half months — after fertilization and in a variety of other cases after that mark, including when the unborn child is diagnosed with a “fatal fetal anomaly” or “to protect a pregnant female from a physical disorder, physical illness, or physical […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas OB-GYN says proposed abortion-rights amendment could revive standard of care • Arkansas Advocate

Of the several state abortion-rights initiatives trying to make it to the ballot this November, Arkansas’ is perhaps the most controversial among reproductive justice advocates, as it would reinstate an abortion policy more restrictive than under Roe v. Wade. Attempting to also appeal to the conservative voters of the deep red, heavily gerrymandered state, Arkansans […]

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Arkansas

Washington Post spotlights ballot initiative push to protect abortion rights in Arkansas

RED-STATE ACTIVISM: An abortion rights rally held earlier this year at the Capitol As readers of this blog know, signatures are currently being gathered to place a constitutional amendment on the ballot that would reverse Arkansas’s abortion ban. If passed, the amendment would not allow the state to “prohibit, penalize, delay, or restrict abortion services […]

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Alaska

House passes bill making vandalism against churches a felony | #alaska | #politics

Vandalism at the Emmonak Catholic Church With bipartisan support, the Alaska House passed a bill that would make vandalism on churches and religious property a felony. House Bill 238 is sponsored by Democrat Rep. Andy Josephson of Anchorage, who said in his floor remarks that vandalism against religious property affects an entire congregation, whereas vandalism […]

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Alabama

U.S. Senate Republican blocks legislation protecting in vitro fertilization • Rhode Island Current | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

WASHINGTON — U.S. Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi blocked a bill from passing Wednesday that would have preserved access to in vitro fertilization nationwide, stalling a push by Democrats following a landmark Alabama state Supreme Court decision. The court ruled earlier this month that frozen embryos counted as children under state law and parents […]

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Alabama

U.S. Senate Republican blocks legislation protecting in vitro fertilization • Georgia Recorder | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

WASHINGTON — U.S. Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi blocked a bill from passing Wednesday that would have preserved access to in vitro fertilization nationwide, stalling a push by Democrats following a landmark Alabama state Supreme Court decision. The court ruled earlier this month that frozen embryos counted as children under state law and parents could collect […]

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Alabama

GOP seeks to distance itself from consequences of Alabama frozen embryo decision | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

The Alabama Supreme Court ruling that frozen embryos are children is putting Republicans in a bind, forcing them to distance themselves from some of the decision’s sweeping consequences. Three fertility clinics in Alabama, including the state’s largest health system, have paused in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments in the wake of the shock ruling. It has […]

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Alabama

U.S. Senate Republican blocks legislation protecting in vitro fertilization • Alaska Beacon | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

WASHINGTON — U.S. Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi blocked a bill from passing Wednesday that would have preserved access to in vitro fertilization nationwide, stalling a push by Democrats following a landmark Alabama state Supreme Court decision. The court ruled earlier this month that frozen embryos counted as children under state law and parents […]

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Arkansas

U.S. Senate Republican blocks legislation protecting in vitro fertilization

WASHINGTON — U.S. Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi blocked a bill from passing Wednesday that would have preserved access to in vitro fertilization nationwide, stalling a push by Democrats following a landmark Alabama state Supreme Court decision. The court ruled earlier this month that frozen embryos counted as children under state law and parents […]

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