The procedure is under assault in several states and by the Trump administration. How will the court respond?
The president hailed the proposal — a top priority of social conservatives who have been among his staunchest supporters — at a gala for an anti-abortion organization.
President Trump is dealing a serious blow to family planning services, all so he can say he “defunded” Planned Parenthood.
The change, a top priority of social conservatives, would bar reproductive health organizations from providing or mentioning abortions at any facility that receives federal family planning funds.
Procedure would be banned if fetal heartbeat detectedGovernor yet to sign bill that aims to spark supreme court caseIowa’s Republican-controlled legislature has passed the most restrictive abortion ban in the United States, outlawing the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, often at six weeks and before a woman realizes she is pregnant. The senate voted 29-17 to pass the House of Representatives-approved bill, according to the legislature’s online voting tallies. The bill now goes to the Republican governor, Kim Reynolds, an abortion opponent, who has not said publicly whether she will sign it into law. Continue reading…
Women who have their first child before 25 or after 35 eventually close the salary divide with their husbands. It’s the years in between that are most problematic, research shows.