South Dakota's Kristi Noem Unveils Proposal To Ban Nearly All Abortions, Mimicking Texas LawSouth Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Friday unveiled a proposal to ban nearly all abortions, mimicking a Texas law that leaves enforcement up to private citizens through lawsuits instead of through prosecutors and criminal charges.
Wisconsin's Gov. Tony Evers Vetoes GOP Abortion BillsWisconsin's Democratic Gov. Tony Evers vetoed five Republican-authored anti-abortion bills on Friday, two days after the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that could curtail if not end a woman’s right to abortion.
How Could Minnesota Be Impacted If Roe Vs. Wade Was Overturned?“There appears to be between five to six justices on the Supreme Court who in a variety of opinions or statements have expressed disagreement with Roe vs. Wade,” Professor David Schultz said.
SCOTUS Hearing On Texas Abortion Law Could Be Tipping PointThe Supreme Court hearing will focus on the Texas abortion law which virtually bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, and awards $10,000 to any citizen who sues someone who made an abortion possible. Even someone driving a woman to an abortion clinic could be sued.
Wisconsin Lawmakers To Send Anti-Abortion Bills To GovernorThe Republican-controlled Wisconsin Assembly was poised to give final approval Wednesday to a package of anti-abortion bills that Democratic Gov. Tony Evers is all-but certain to veto.
Minnesotans On Both Sides Of Abortion Debate Watch Closely As SCOTUS ReconvenesThe Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments on a Mississippi law that bans abortions after 15 weeks -- which may pave the way for overturning of Roe vs. Wade.
Pro-Abortion Rights Advocates March In Minneapolis SaturdayA march in Minneapolis is part of a National Day of Action. Women and allies plan to rally for what organizers say is to protect and expand access to abortion in Minnesota.
Supporters Say Threat To Reproductive Rights Growing In Minnesota And NationwideIt may seem way to early to be thinking about the 2022 elections, but the fundraising and jockeying for your vote has already begun, with the issue of abortion very much front and center.
Minnesota Joins 19 Other States Filing Challenge Against New S.C. Abortion LawSigned into law by Republican Gov. Henry McMaster shortly after its passage earlier this year, the “South Carolina Fetal Heartbeat and Protection from Abortion Act” requires doctors to perform ultrasounds to check for a heartbeat in the fetus, which can typically be detected about six weeks into pregnancy.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey Proclaims March 10 ‘Abortion Provider Appreciation Day’Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey has proclaimed March 10 as Abortion Provider Appreciation Day.
Thousands Expected At March For Life Rally At State CapitolThousands of anti-abortion protesters are expected at the Minnesota State Capitol Wednesday for the annual March for Life rally.
Minnesota House Polls State Fair Goers On Top IssuesThe Minnesota House of Representatives' annual state fair poll explored how Minnesotans feel about a number of issues at the state Capitol.
3 Western Wisconsin Clinics Merge With Planned ParenthoodNone of the Essential Health Clinics in La Crosse, Sparta or Blair will offer abortions under the merger, but they could in the future.
Abortions In Minnesota See 2% Decline In 2018Statistics released by the state Department of Health show there were 9,910 abortions performed in Minnesota in 2018, a 2% decrease from the year before. While the overall numbers declined, the number of people who traveled to Minnesota for an abortion increased by 8% over 2017, with the bulk of out-of-state residents traveling from Wisconsin.
AG Ellison Says He'll Defend Minnesota's Abortion RestrictionsEllison told a forum in Fergus Falls last week his job is to defend Minnesota's laws regardless of his personal opinions.