Trend – Abortion

Rep. Taylor Rehfeldt, R-Sioux Falls. (Courtesy of Taylor Rehfeldt)

Legislator tables own bill that would define ‘life of mother’ during abortion

BY: - February 7, 2023

Taylor Rehfeldt wakes up afraid for herself, her unborn child and her family every morning. The registered nurse and Republican state representative from Sioux Falls is four months into a high risk pregnancy. She’s excited to welcome her third child, but also worried about current South Dakota law. After suffering a stroke in 2014, Rehfeldt […]

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Federal judge could decide as soon as February to yank abortion pill nationwide

BY: - January 23, 2023

WASHINGTON — A Texas judge could decide as soon as next month whether to force the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to pull its two-decade-old approval of the abortion pill, which accounts for more than half of pregnancy terminations in the United States. A nationwide injunction in the case, as requested by anti-abortion groups, would […]

New Hampshire Republican U.S. Senate candidate Don Bolduc, left, with Nikki Haley, former South Carolina governor and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations for the Trump administration, listens to reporters' questions during a campaign stop at the Rochester GOP headquarters in Rochester, New Hampshire on Oct. 18, 2022. (Jennifer Shutt/States Newsroom)

How claims about a federal abortion ban are roiling one state as the midterms near

BY: - October 25, 2022

WILMOT, New Hampshire — Voters in this swing state are among the relatively few Americans who will decide control of Congress during November’s midterm elections, shaping domestic and foreign policy for the next two years and delivering a verdict on Joe Biden’s presidency.  Granite Staters interviewed by States Newsroom, during a mid-October week trailing U.S. […]