GovBeat: abortion rights


Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 02/03/2014

State abortion rates were dropping even before the recent surge in restrictions

Abortion rates were dropping in nearly every state even before many began passing huge numbers of abortion restrictions in recent years, a new report finds.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  09:01 AM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 11/21/2013

The failed abortion ban in Albuquerque has national implications [VIDEO]

A local blogger explains to Post TV’s Chris Cillizza why outside groups were so involved with the local vote.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  02:07 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/20/2013

The abortion ban defeated Tuesday in Albuquerque has passed in 13 states

For pro-choice activists, Tuesday’s vote was a small victory in a long, losing battle.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:15 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Supreme Court stays out of Texas abortion case

It is now up to a lower court to sort out whether the state law should stand.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  07:15 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 10/15/2013

Colorado will vote on personhood amendment

A measure to redefine the words ‘person’ and ‘child’ in the state criminal code will be on the 2014 ballot.

By Reid Wilson  |  01:39 PM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  abortion, abortion rights, Colorado, initiatives, pro-choice, pro-life, States