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States pushing near-bans on abortion, targeting Roe v. Wade

Apr. 10, 2019 4:33 PM EDT

Emboldened by the new conservative majority on the Supreme Court, anti-abortion lawmakers and activists in numerous states are pushing near-total bans on the procedure in a deliberate frontal attack on Roe v. Wade. Mississippi and Kentucky have passed laws that would ban most abortions after a fetal heartbeat is...

Alabama bill would outlaw abortion as lawmakers aim at Roe

Apr. 3, 2019 6:32 AM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is the latest Republican-leaning state seeking to enact a strict abortion ban as conservatives take aim at the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. Energized by new conservatives on the Supreme Court, abortion opponents in multiple states hope to ignite...

Alyssa Milano leads protest of Georgia abortion ban

Apr. 2, 2019 7:06 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Actress Alyssa Milano has joined several Georgia-based TV and film industry workers in protesting a "heartbeat" abortion ban awaiting Republican Gov. Brian Kemp's signature. Milano delivered a letter signed by other prominent Hollywood actors to Kemp's office Tuesday before speaking against...

'Heartbeat' abortion ban heads to Georgia governor's desk

Mar. 30, 2019 5:06 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Watchful eyes now turn to Georgia's Republican Gov. Brian Kemp, wondering when he might sign a "heartbeat" abortion ban that he supported and helped push through. The Georgia House gave final approval Friday to legislation outlawing abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, sending...

Georgia lawmakers approve 'heartbeat' abortion ban

Mar. 29, 2019 9:58 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Bucking intense opposition from abortion rights groups, citizens, physicians groups and even Hollywood celebrities, Georgia lawmakers gave final approval Friday to a "heartbeat" abortion ban that would outlaw most abortions in the state. The proposal now heads to the desk of Republican Gov....

Dozens of Hollywood celebrities oppose latest abortion bill

Mar. 28, 2019 4:52 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — More than 40 Hollywood celebrities have signed a letter sent to Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and House Speaker David Ralston saying they will urge TV and film production companies to abandon the state if a "heartbeat" abortion bill becomes law. The bill prohibits most abortions after six weeks...

'Who's the Boss?' and 'Soap' actress Katherine Helmond dies

Mar. 1, 2019 7:25 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Katherine Helmond, an Emmy-nominated and Golden Globe-winning actress who played two very different matriarchs on the ABC sitcoms "Who's the Boss?" and "Soap," has died, her talent agency said Friday. She was 89. Helmond died of complications from Alzheimer's disease last...