How Anti-Abortion Activists Capitalized on COVID-19

March 3, 2021

Throughout the pandemic, anti-abortion activists and state legislatures have used COVID as a way to ban abortions across the country, including here in Louisiana. Many states who had been fighting to overturn Roe vs Wade were quick to close abortion clinics as nonessential during coronavirus shutdowns, even though abortion is considered healthcare.

BREAKING: Supreme Court Strikes Down Louisiana Abortion Restrictions in 5-4 Decision

June 29, 2020

In an historic re-affirmation of precedent, the United States Supreme Court held that Louisiana’s admitting privileges law for abortion providers was unconstitutional today.  In this case, captioned June Medical Services LLC v. Russo, the justices were split 5-4, with Chief Justice Roberts siding with the majority. The impact of this decision for Louisiana is that […]

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