The Comstock Act and the imminent threat of a national abortion ban looms over the courts and the 2024 presidential election.
"People will freak out when they hear," the anti-abortion activist reportedly said.
West Virginia delegate Danielle Walker filed suit against West Virginians for Life after the group emailed her and posted a graphic of a KKK member doing a Nazi salute.
In a fiery speech, Rep. Brian Sims accused Republicans of "unnecessary overreach" during a debate on a proposal to regulate discarding fetal remains.
State legislatures with eyes on a Supreme Court showdown have introduced more than 500 bills restricting the procedure.
The legislation prohibits abortion in the state unless a pregnancy poses a risk to the mother's life. A legal challenge to the bill is virtually certain.
Anti-abortion lawmakers are hopeful that one of their bills will be the vehicle used to overturn Roe v. Wade.
And the legislation is more extreme than ever, activists warn.
Considering that more than 303,773 Americans have died of the coronavirus this year, many Twitter users felt obliged to dispute the dubious claim.
The judge's stance on abortion is evident in her past work, in the anti-abortion groups supporting her and in comments from conservative politicians themselves.