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.
The Bills Left Behind By The 2019 Legislative SessionFrom January to May, state lawmakers introduced nearly 6,000 bills -- the most in state history. Only 65 of them actually passed in the regular session.
Group Pushes Back On 'Restrictive' Minnesota Abortion LawsThe group Gender Justice announced the launch of their campaign "UnRestrict Minnesota."
Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi Abortion LawA federal judge in Mississippi on Friday blocked a state law that prohibited abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, around six weeks into pregnancy. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves said in the ruling that the law "prevents a woman's free choice, which is central to personal dignity and autonomy."
Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers Vows To Veto GOP Anti-Abortion BillsDemocratic Gov. Tony Evers says he'll veto four Republican-authored anti-abortion bills if they reach his desk.
Minnesota Joins Multi-State Suit Over Rule Allowing Clinicians To Refuse AbortionsThe lawsuit filed Tuesday in Manhattan federal court asks a judge to block a rule by the Department of Health and Human Services that is scheduled to take effect in July.