Republicans and others opposed to abortion rights
have worked furiously against the bill, including with a large rally in March in the Capitol.
With all the two dozen Democratic White House hopefuls supportive of abortion rights
, the debate in the party has centered on how aggressive they should be if the Supreme Court were to eventually overturn legalized abortion nationwide.
Legislation to restrict abortion rights
has been introduced this year in 16 states, four of whose governors have signed bills banning abortion if an embryonic heartbeat can be detected.
* read the article "Take action against aborted fetus images in public" on the Abortion Rights
Coalition of Canada website at arc-cdac.ca.
supporters, clad in green bandanas that have become a symbol of the movement, danced to drum lines and swarmed the city's streets to the end, despite a biting wind and cold rain.
There's not much documentation of the earlier abortion rights
movement, as everyone who was involved was too busy dedicating all their time and energy to the cause.
Casey, in which the court held that a law placing an "undue burden" on abortion rights
is not permissible.
As the co-founder of the reproductive justice organization SisterSong, Loretta Ross, observes, "We don't have a choir all singing the same song." Too few proponents of abortion rights
are singing Pollitt's tune.
Grandinetti is the face of abortion rights
in Niagara Falls.
Judy Chu (D-CA), along with 30 original cosponsors in the Senate and 58 in the House, introduced the Women's Health Protection Act of 2013, the first major proactive abortion rights
legislation to be introduced in Congress in many years.
Texas state Democratic Senators (from L-R) Sylvia Garcia, Wendy Davis and Kirk Watson acknowledge abortion rights
protesters as they leave the Senate floor after failing to prevent the passage of legislation restricting abortion rights
in Austin, Texas, on July 12.
activists listen to speakers address the crowd with raised signs.
A recent television broadcast in Argentina showed a remarkable scene that highlights the inroads made by Argentine abortion rights
activists in the last few years.
Wade, the watershed court case that enshrined abortion rights
in US law, came in January.
Reinstein served as the keynote speakers Sunday at a fundraiser for the Jane Fund of Central Massachusetts, an abortion rights
organization that provides support for women unable to afford abortions.