Abortion Information

Anti-Abortion Lawmakers (Almost All Men) Are Worried Time is Running Out on Their Bills


Anti-Abortion Lawmakers (Almost All Men) Are Worried Time is Running Out on Their Bills
The Texas Observer

Anti-abortion lawmakers flank Texas Right to Life legislative director John Seago at a press conference.  Sophie NovackWith less than a month left in the legislative session, anti-abortion lawmakers are worried their priority bills will not pass in time. And they say fellow Republicans will be to blame if that happens.âYou canât count votes on pro-life bills in the Texas House, you have to count days left in the legislative calendar,â said Representative Matt Schaefer, R-Tyler, at a press conference Tuesday morning. Members of the House Freedom Caucus along with several other conservative lawmakers, joined Texas Right to Life, an anti-abortion group, to urge the House to consider legislation more quickly.Of the 17 lawmakers present, Representative Valoree Swanson, R-Spring, was the only woman â a pattern critics say shows anti-abortion legislators are out of touch and not ultimately concerned with women’s health.

full story

 read more

Related news

Ohio governor signs 20-week abortion ban, vetoes 'heartbeat' measure
Crux: Covering all things Catholic - December 15, 2016

Ohio Governor John Kasich signed a bill that bans abortion in the state after 20 weeks of pregnancy, but he vetoed a bill that would have made abortion illegal when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, stating that its provisions "are clearly contrary to the Supreme ...

more

Planned Parenthood asks judge to block Missouri abortion restrictions pending court challenge
STLtoday.com, Missouri - December 12, 2016

FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2015 file photo, people participate in a rally to show support for Planned Parenthood, organized by MoveOn and called "Pink Out Kansas City," as an anti-abortion demonstrator stands amongst them, at the Country Club Plaza, in Kansas City ...

more

Appeals court sets date to consider Tennessee abortion measure
The Tennessean, Tennessee - June 8, 2017

A federal appeals court has set an August date to hear argument over Tennessee's controversial abortion amendment, and the state's system to count votes.Sent!A link has been sent to your friend's email address.Posted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. ...

more

Rallies at Capitol protest abortion rights, immigration policies
Austin American-Statesman, Texas - February 26, 2017

Dorothy Kuhn cheers at a rally on resisting the Trump administration’s immigration policies at the Capitol on Saturday.Story Highlights’No Ban, No Wall’ protesters say federal and state policies vilify immigrants, refugees, Latinos and Muslims.‘Abolish ...

more

Countries Donate Millions To Counter Trump's Global Anti-Abortion Rule
Huffington Post - March 3, 2017

While the 1973 Helms Amendment already prohibits U.S. funds from paying for abortion procedures, the global gag rule takes it one step further by cutting U.S. funding to groups that offer information to women about abortion, or pay for abortions with non-U.S. funds.The ...

more

More from Texas

Trending today

Appeals Court Sets Terms For Abortion For Teen Immigrant

The federal appeals court for the District of Columbia has ruled that a teen who is detained ...

Case Considers Unaccompanied Minor's Right To Have An Abortion

In a case that pits the Trump administration against a 17-year-old Mexican girl in the U.S. ...

Court Puts A Hold On Order That Approved Undocumented Teen's ...

A federal appeals court has temporarily blocked a judge's ruling that would have allowed a ...

The Trump administration just made its most Orwellian attack ...

The United States government is holding a woman prisoner to keep her from obtaining an abortion.Let ...

U.S. abortion rate fell 25 percent from 2008 to 2014; one in ...

The U.S. abortion rate has fallen dramatically, by 25 percent, in recent years. The procedure ...

Local Updates

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming