Planned Parenthood has seen a dramatic increase in the number of people traveling to CT from states restricting or banning abortion.
The announcement comes just before the Dobbs decision anniversary. The ruling allowed states to decide whether to allow abortions.
CT legislative leaders say parental notification bills are unlikely to be successful this year, but advocates want to “get a dialogue going.”
Now that Connecticut allows advanced practice clinicians to perform aspiration abortions, some nurses have begun learning the procedure.
Rep. Jim Himes, D-4th District, has suggested voting on individual components of a bill that would broadly protect abortion access.
Xavier Becerra said the Biden administration will use all of its powers to assist abortion providers and their patients.
As some states ban abortion, Connecticut is strengthening legal protections for abortion seekers from other states, as well as providers.
Young people expressed dismay Friday at the erasure of the constitutional right to abortion, and fear for the future of this country.
The Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade led immediately to abortion bans in nine states, but abortion remains legal in CT.
Connecticut residents should realize we live in a glass house when it comes to abortion access.
In separate dissents, Justices Sotomayor and Elena Kagan decried the 5-4 decision allowing Texas’ six-week abortion ban to continue.
A bitterly divided Senate confirmed Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court in a vote Sen. Richard Blumenthal called ‘surreal.’
But as she had during hours of her confirmation hearing, the Supreme Court nominee deflected Blumenthal’s questions.
The CT senators have already rejected Barrett for her legal views. Now they say her nomination is ‘illegitimate’ too.
Aid in dying and the regulation of faith-based pregnancy centers are poised to return this legislative session.