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Undue Burden: Trying to Get an Abortion in Louisiana


When I set out to make this film in late 2015, the battle over restricting access to abortions in Texas was a national news story. Coverage featured graphs charting the hours women had to drive to find an abortion clinic in the state and maps tracing ...

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Language added to abortion restriction bill moots its aim
The New Orleans Advocate - June 6, 2016

The governor has signed a ban on the second-trimester abortion procedure called dilation and evacuation, a bill that will force women to wait 72 hours before getting an abortion and a measure that will toughen the criteria for doctors who perform abortions. The ...

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The latest battlefront in the abortion wars: Some states want to require burial or cremation for fetuses
Los Angeles Times, California - January 23, 2017

The debate back then was a preview of a new front in the battle over abortion today. Over the last two years, at least five states have introduced requirements that healthcare facilities bury or cremate the remains from abortions, and in some cases also from miscarriages ...

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Editorial: Florida Supreme Court should keep abortion restriction on hold
Tampabay.com (blog), Florida - November 4, 2016

The Florida Supreme Court is weighing whether to allow a state law to take effect that requires women to wait 24 hours before obtaining an abortion. Passed in 2015, the law is an end run around reproductive choice that is unlikely to hold up under Florida's strong ...

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Supreme Court Abortion Decision Will Affect These States Next
Huffington Post - June 28, 2016

Now that the Supreme Court has struck down abortion restrictions in Texas that would have forced most clinics in the state to close, judges are likely to block similar laws in seven other states. Six of those states -- Alabama, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi ...

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4 Ways State Lawmakers Can Keep Fighting Abortion
The Federalist - August 4, 2016

When five Supreme Court justices in the Texas abortion decision in June (Whole Womanâs Health v. Hellerstedt) threw out long-standing, generally applicable health and safety standards for abortion clinics, saying these created too much of a burden, the Five ignored ...

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