Tag: abortion ban
Texas Delaying Maternal Death Data Until After Midterms?
‘Late Term Abortion’ Legislation
Missouri ‘Ectopic Pregnancy’ Bill
Infant Mortality Rates vs. Abortion Bans Meme
On May 30 2019 the Facebook page “Occupy Democrats” shared the following meme (archived here), purportedly contrasting rates of infant mortality in states which had recently passed or had pending restrictions on abortion: https://www.facebook.com/OccupyDemocrats/photos/a.347907068635687/2785459081547128/?type=3&theater In a column on the left side of the meme, nine states were numbered under a column, “states passing abortion bans.” […]
Will a Kentucky Bill Mandate That Women Confirm Whether They’re Pregnant Every Month?
Are New Abortion Laws in Alabama and Ohio Defined as ‘Forced Pregnancy’ under UN Genocide Conventions?
On May 17 2019, a Facebook user shared one of several social media claims that controversial new near-total abortion bans in Alabama, Ohio, and Georgia constituted “forced pregnancy” under United Nations (UN) regulations governing the definition and handling of genocide and genocidal acts. The post (archived here) included a screenshot from the United Nations Office […]
Could Alabama Women Be Jailed for 99 Years Under a New Abortion Law?
On May 14 2019, the state of Alabama’s legislature passed an extremely restrictive law banning nearly all abortions, and social media posts suggested women faced 99 years in prison for obtaining an abortion under its provisions. The claim appeared on Twitter: Georgia bans abortion after six weeks & will punish women who go out of […]