(COLUMBIA, S.C.) -- South Carolina's Supreme Court struck down the state's six-week abortion ban Thursday, claiming it violates the state's constitution. The 2021 so-called "heartbeat act" bans abortions after fetal cardiac activity is detected, which is typically around six weeks, before most women know they... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- A judge on Tuesday overturned Georgia's six-week abortion ban, ruling that it is not constitutional. The so-called "heartbeat bill" was signed into law in 2019 by Gov. Brian Kemp but was prevented from going into effect following legal challenges. In July, three weeks after... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- A two-day trial began in Georgia Monday that will decide whether a six-week abortion ban is legal under the state's constitution. The so-called "heartbeat bill" was signed into law in 2019 by Gov. Brian Kemp but was prevented from going into effect following... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Georgia's so-called "heartbeat law" can go into effect, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday, making the state the latest to institute a six-week ban on abortion since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade. The court additionally allowed the ban... Read More.
(OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) -- Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed an abortion bill Tuesday that is modeled after a controversial Texas law. The bill, formally known as S.B. 1503, creates the "Oklahoma Heartbeat Act," which bans abortions after cardiac activity or a fetal heartbeat can be... Read More.
(OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) -- The Oklahoma legislature gave final approval Thursday to a so-called "heartbeat bill" that seeks to ban most abortions in the state. It is the latest bill in the U.S. modeled after the strict Texas law that prohibits abortions after six weeks,... Read More.
(BOISE, Idaho) -- A bill that seeks to prevent most abortions from occurring in Idaho has just passed in the state legislature and is heading to the governor's desk. The bill is the first in the country to be modeled after the recent law passed... Read More.