Pa. Democrats introduce legislation protecting out-of-state patients, nurses for abortion services
Now that states have authority over abortion with the U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, Democrats in the Republican-controlled General Assembly are working to protect the procedure and its legality as out-of-state patients seek care in Pennsylvania.
Biden to sign order on out-of-state abortion access
The White House is limited in what it can do, and the burden has fallen on Congress to try to codify Roe v. Wade into law. A bipartisan group of senators this week introduced a bill that would protect access to abortion, but it’s unclear if it can meet the 60-vote threshold needed to advance in the Senate.
Four members of U.S. Senate unveil bipartisan bill ensuring nationwide abortion rights
Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins, Virginia Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine, Alaska GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said the measure, called the Reproductive Freedom For All Act, would protect access to abortion and contraception.
Pa. physician general, acting health secretary cautions against restricting abortion access
Pennsylvania Physician General and acting Health Secretary Dr. Denise Johnson joined Democrats on Tuesday in cautioning against restricting abortion access, testifying before a committee that medical decisions should be between an individual and their doctor.
As abortion crisis engulfs red states, advocates press White House for a bolder plan
WASHINGTON — Frustrated abortion rights advocates are imploring President Joe Biden to make sweeping moves to protect abortion access, saying now is the time for Democrats to be bold as Republican-led states rapidly implement restrictions and outright bans. Stymied in the U.S. Senate by the filibuster, congressional Democrats are highly unlikely to approve legislation that […]
N.J. set to become haven for out-of-staters seeking abortions
Bill would ban extradition of anyone seeking or providing abortions in N.J.
Roe’s reversal has healthcare implications for LGBTQ community
'This is the biggest change I have seen in terms how we talk about abortion access and this means we are imagining a new and gender-expansive vision for abortion care,' La’Tasha Mayes said.
‘Believe Them’: In new Pa. ad, Dems warn GOP wants national abortion ban | Wednesday Morning Coffee
With a key swing state on the line in 2022, Dems want voters to take the GOP literally and seriously.
U.S. HHS chief vows to protect abortion access, but says much depends on states
HHS will enforce federal laws to ensure federally approved abortion pills — which must be obtained by prescription — remain available, a top official said.
With Roe headed to the states, every vote this fall matters | Monday Morning Coffee
Speaking for a tyrannical minority, the Supreme Court widened the cracks in our national foundation.
Voters ‘have the final word’ in protecting abortion rights, Biden says
'With your vote, you can act. You can have the final word. This is not over,' President Joe Biden said Friday.
Congress roiled by U.S. Supreme Court decision revoking abortion rights
The party-line reaction hints at how lawmakers will approach abortion as the issue moves away from the court and more directly to the elected branches of government.