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Under siege: North Dakota’s last abortion clinic fights on

The state capital, Fargo, is home to the last facility offering terminations. And as laws tighten across America, the pro-life movement is starting to scent victory By any standards Tammi Kromenaker does not have an easy job. She runs the Red River Women’s Clinic in Fargo, North Dakota, which now…

Judge permanently blocks North Dakota ban on medication for abortions

A North Dakota District Court judge has permanently blocked a state ban on the use of medications for first trimester abortions. According to the RH Reality Check blog, Judge Wickham Corwin announced Thursday that he will be issuing a ruling to block a two-year-old ban on medication abortions on grounds…

UPDATE: North Dakota decides to ask voters to pass extreme ‘personhood’ anti-abortion law

North Dakota lawmakers passed a resolution calling for voters to decide on a “personhood” abortion ban Friday afternoon, which would bestow human rights on fertilized eggs on a par with all the rights of U.S. citizens and effectively outlaw abortion and some forms of birth control, according to ThinkProgress.org. The…

North Dakota Senate passes extreme 6-week abortion ban

The North Dakota State Senate voted Friday for a bill that bans abortions as early as six weeks of pregnancy, in what looks to be the nation’s most extreme restriction on female reproductive health services yet. The Associated Press noted that H.B. 1456 (PDF) received virtually no debate, and passed…

North Dakota Senate approves ‘fetal personhood’ amendment

The Senate of North Dakota approved a measure on Thursday that would outlaw abortion by defining a fetus as a person. “North Dakota is leading the way for equal rights and protections for all human beings,” Jennifer Mason, spokesperson for Personhood USA, said. “After the struggles to pass life-affirming amendments…

North Dakota debates slew of ‘draconian’ anti-abortion bills

The state rated one of the worst for access to women’s reproductive services, is debating introducing ‘draconian’ bills A new front in the battle over abortion and reproductive rights has opened in North Dakota, where state lawmakers are holding hearings into a series of draconian anti-abortion bills. The state, one…

Romney: Obama mandated contraception so he might take your guns too

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney warned voters on Wednesday that President Barack Obama might eventually curb the rights of gun owners since he is also requiring all health insurers to cover contraception for women. A man at an event in Fargo, North Dakota asked the candidate how he would “protect…

Another attempt to grant sperm more rights than women

The sperm-worshipping crowd managed to sneak in a victory almost under the radar yesterday when the state house of North Dakota passed what will probably prove to be a complete ban on abortion, and quite possibly on most female-controlled types of contraception. Because anti-choice nuts can’t fucking breathe without lying,…

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