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Wyoming Adopts First New Abortion Restrictions in 28 Years
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Wyoming Adopts First New Abortion Restrictions in 28 Years

K2 Radio - March 10, 2017

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead has signed into law Wyoming's first restrictions on abortion in a generation. Doctors will need to tell women ...


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New laws on abortion go into effect in July
Jackson Hole News&Guide, Wyoming - March 22, 2017

Matt Mead signed House Bill 182, which requires physicians to offer women who want an abortion the opportunity to have an ultrasound and hear a heartbeat, if one can be heard, and House Bill 116, which prohibits the sale and transport of fetal tissue


Bill could bar abortion after 20 weeks, weaken patient privacy protections
Casper Star-Tribune Online, Wyoming - January 17, 2017

The bill would change that to exclusively allow law enforcement and regulators access to the forms. The forms would continue to be held by the state health department, which would be required to issue an annual report on abortion statistics in Wyoming.


US House candidates Cheney, Christensen tussle over abortion
Casper Star-Tribune Online, Wyoming - July 1, 2016

Liz Cheney, Republican candidate for U.S. House, addresses the Wyoming GOP Convention on April 16 at the Parkway Plaza Hotel and Convention Centre in Casper. Cheney and fellow candidate Sen. Leland Christensen tussled Friday over an abortion bill brou


Town of Jackson will pay $50000 to settle abortion protest lawsuit
Casper Star-Tribune Online, Wyoming - June 23, 2015

CHEYENNE â The town of Jackson and a local government insurance pool have agreed to pay $50,000 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit filed by a Nevada pastor and a national anti-abortion group over his arrest during a 2011 anti-abortion protest.


Nevada reverend, anti-abortion group sue Wyoming town of Jackson over arrest ...
Casper Star-Tribune Online, Wyoming - May 17, 2015

The anti-abortion protesters who came to Jackson in 2011 had stationed themselves around the town and displayed pictures, including some showing aborted fetuses. The protesters had targeted Jackson because a physician there was the only one in the stat


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