Tulsa, OK –Members of the statewide Oklahoma Reproductive Health Coalition join together to oppose several pieces of proposed legislation: HB 1571, HB 1888, HB 1970 and SB 547. The coalition is asking the public’s help to educate legislators on the harmful effects these bills would have on the women of Oklahoma. Community organizations, faith groups and reproductive health advocates are
17 March 2011 For Immediate Release This morning, the Senate Committee on Judiciary heard testimony opposing HB 2218, a ban on later term abortion with no exception for fetal anomaly or clear definition of physical conditions that would constitute a threat great enough to the mother to allow the procedure. This bill removes the ability of pregnant women and families
Trust Women is gravely disappointed that the Kansas Legislature and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) have chosen to spend precious time this year, once again, snooping into the private lives of pregnant women. What Kansans need during this Legislative Session are policies that will stimulate the economy, along with sound public education standards, so that families can prosper in their own communities.
“If State Rep. Lance Kinzer truly wanted to advance the lives of pregnant women in Kansas, he would stand behind legislation that supports quality, accessible public education for our children and would honor the decisions that families make, such as medical decisions,” said Julie Burkhart, Founder and Executive Director of Trust Women. “HB 2035 does nothing but create more barriers
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 13, 2010 MEDIA CONTACT: 347 563 1647 or email@example.com LINCOLN — Today, the Nebraska legislature voted to pass LB 1103. The bill bans virtually all abortions past 20 weeks gestation. The parents who testified against LB 1103 during Judiciary Committee hearings in late February — Tiffany Campbell, a Nebraska native and mother of three, and Tim