Fully 68% of these new provisions—92 in 24 states—-restrict access to abortion services, a striking increase from last year, when 26% of new provisions restricted abortion. The 92 new abortion restrictions enacted in 2011 shattered the previous record of 34 adopted in 2005. Bans. The most high ...
By almost any measure, 2011 saw unprecedented attention to issues related to reproductive health and rights at the state level. In all 50 states, legislators introduced more than 1,100 reproductive health and rights-related provisions, a sharp increase from the 950 introduced in 2010.
The exercise of conscience in health care is generally considered synonymous with refusal to participate in contested medical services, especially abortion. This depiction neglects the fact that the provision of abortion care is also conscience-based.
Conservative state lawmakers set a record in 2011 for the highest number of anti-abortion and anti-family planning provisions enacted in a single year. Legislators introduced more than 1,100 provisions last year that chip away at women's reproductive rights, according to a new Guttmacher Institute ...
State legislators introduced more than 1,100 anti-abortion provisions and had enacted 135 of them by year's end." Laura Bassett, Huffington Post.
Many women need access to abortion care in the second trimester. Most of this care is provided by a small number of specialty clinics, which are increasingly targeted by regulations including bans on so-called partial birth abortion and requirements that the clinic qualify as an ambulatory surgical center.
Human Rights, Public International Law 0 International law and the provision of abortion services Kirsten Sjøvoll considers whether the Supreme Court's approach to international law as an aid to interpretation of the ECHR is out of step with Strasbourg, and where this leaves international law as an interpretative aid generally
All of a sudden, one of the year's easiest bills is likely to be derailed by the GOP's insistence on an unnecessary culture-war provision.
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There are many barriers to abortion provision with respect to both obtaining abortion care and providing abortion services. Health care providers should be aware of the barriers women may face when seeking comprehensive reproductive health services.