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Here's where abortion 'trigger laws' stand after the overturn of Roe v. Wade

1 month ago   |   By KCRA

Trigger laws are bans designed to take effect with the overturning of Roe v. Wade and are enforceable in some states following the Supreme Court's ruling. In others, the bans await official action.
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Biden Discusses Abortion Access Options With Democratic Governors

Biden Discusses Abortion Access Options With Democratic Governors

1 month ago   |   By Time

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden told Democratic governors Friday that he is “looking at all the alternatives” for protecting abortion access following the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade .
One day after returning from international summits in Europe , Biden described the ruling as “tragic” and warned that Republicans could try to enact a nationwide ban on abortion if they retake control of Congress. He urged Democrats to elect at least two more senators so they could create an exception to the filibuster and codify in law the protections that had been provided under Roe v...
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President Biden and a group of governors met about protecting abortion rights

1 month ago   |   By NPR

President Biden met with a group of Democratic governors on how to protect abortion rights after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.
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President Biden discusses abortion options with Democrat governors

President Biden discusses abortion options with Democrat governors

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - Friday, President Joe Biden told Democratic governors that he's looking at every available option to protect abortion access, after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade .
"A terrible and extreme decision in my view upending lives and impacting the health and safety of millions of American women," the President said.
Gov. Kathy Hochul says states like hers are stepping up to help.
"Now just a handful of states are now going to have to take care of the healthcare of women from other states," Hochul said.
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham agrees Democrat-led states are vital to...
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Vasectomy requests spike after Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

Vasectomy requests spike after Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

CLEVELAND - The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade is prompting a major increase in requests for vasectomies.
"My instant reaction, the first thing I did was to start looking up where to get a vasectomy," said Brandon Hire, a father of two from Ohio.
Minutes after Roe v. Wade was overturned, Hire called a doctor.
"It is not an option for my family to get pregnant with another baby. We already have twins that are adults," said Hire.
Arizona attorney general: Pre-1901 abortion ban enforceable
Not only is Hire a caretaker to his daughters with disabilities, but his wife suffers...
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