California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, announced Wednesday that California is pulling back from renewing its multimillion-dollar contract with Walgreens over the company’s decision not to sell abortion drugs in jurisdictions where state attorneys general have said it would be illegal.
The progressive push to protect abortion in Vermont now includes an effort to discourage pregnancy centers from supporting would-be mothers who might keep their children with helpful support.
It is mean-spirited and unnecessary to try to silence RPCs and open them up to investigations by abortion ideologues. The provisions of S.37 regarding PRCs should be struck from the bill.
On Friday, Feb. 10, the Vermont House of Representatives approved H.89, a bill that aims to shield patients and providers from prosecution in states where abortion or gender-related procedures are illegal. Just 13 state representatives voted no to the bill.
H.89 looks to shield patients and providers from prosecution in states where abortion or gender-related procedures are illegal. Utah legislators recently passed a bill banning minors from accessing gender-affirming procedures, joining more than 20 other states considering similar restrictions.
Two members of the Office of Legislative Counsel sat in with the Senate Health and Welfare Committee on Tuesday morning to discuss a bill that would impact abortion and sex change policies, especially as it pertains to the recent overturning of Roe v. Wade.
A young NYC woman and activist for pro-life causes, Savannah Craven, is making rounds across New England to speak about the topic of abortion. On Saturday she attended the Right to Life March, and on Monday evening she will speak at UVM.
The community most heavily in favor of Article 22 was Norwich in Windsor County, a wealthy bedroom town for Dartmouth College staff and professors and medical professionals at the nearby hospital. Voters there went about 12-1 in favor.
There are signs that the election asteroid impacted on Republican candidates, and pro-life Republicans most of all. And that the asteroid could well be named “Article 22.”
There is one word in this article that every Vermonter should shudder at, whether you are pro-life or pro-choice. I’m calling it the legislative sleeper cell. The word is “unless.”
Vermont’s Article 22 is infinitely more open-ended in its possibilities than the proposed Michigan amendment. The unforeseen, and perhaps unintended, consequences of passing Vermont’s Article 22 cannot be overstated.
The NPR story describes the opening of a late-term abortion providing clinic following the passage of new laws by that state’s legislature expanding access to such abortions, even after the unborn child is able to survive outside the womb.