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Texas Gov. Rick Perry vows to enact 20-week abortion ban

DALLAS (Reuters) – Texas Governor Rick Perry on Thursday vowed that his state will ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy and said that the democratic process was hijacked in the senate this week. The Republican governor’s comments to the National Right to Life convention in Dallas came a day…

Arkansas Senate passes bill to outlaw abortion after 20 weeks

The Arkansas Senate on Tuesday approved legislation to ban abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy, according to Reuters. The Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act makes it a crime to perform an abortion once a fetus is capable of experiencing pain, which anti-abortion advocates claim occurs around 20 weeks of…

Arizona bill would declare pregnancy 2 weeks before conception

A measure that passed Arizona’s Senate claims that it would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, but experts say that the bill is far more restrictive, effectively banning abortions after 18 weeks and declaring that a woman could be pregnant 2 weeks before she even had sex. Arizona’s HB…

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