anti-abortion legislation

Without a quorum, the Senate committee couldn't hold a vote on the restrictive legislation.
Now imagine what this means for women in Louisiana and other places with "heartbeat" abortion bills.
The state’s Education and Health Departments would be banned from consulting healthcare facilities that provide abortions when designing the program.
After the state senate approved the measure on Tuesday, activists and prominent Democrats swiftly condemned the ban and vowed to protect women's rights.
The near-total abortion ban does not include exceptions for rape and incest. The bill now goes to the state Senate.
“This ruling affirms that right and send a clear message to politicians that women deserve our care, not our judgment,” a Planned Parenthood executive said.
Rep. Tim Murphy inadvertently exposed the hypocrisy of the anti-choice movement.