Georgia officials have asked a court to immediately block a judge's ruling striking down the state's abortion ban. The ruling allowed the procedure to again be performed beyond about six weeks of pregnancy.
Georgia’s strict abortion ban was debated again in court this week as part of a bench trial in a constitutional challenge of the recently implemented law.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Our panel looks at polled responses in yesterday's poll from GPB News, the AJC, and the Georgia News Collaborative. Voters were asked about a variety of hot-button issues. Plus, a new poll from Quinnipiac says the governor's race is too close to call.
A court will hear oral arguments in the new state constitutional challenge of Georgia’s strict abortion law later this month. On Wednesday, a Fulton County judge shot down a motion to delay the case until after the consequential Nov. 8 midterms.
Seventeen states, including Georgia, have banned or further restricted abortion access in the 100 days since the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Stakeholders met at the White House Tuesday to hear testimony from physicians about the aftermath.
Owen County Judge Kelsey Hanlon issued a preliminary injunction against the ban being enforced, putting the new law on hold as abortion clinic operators argue that it violates the state constitution.
Republican incumbent Gov. Brian Kemp praised the Supreme Court's ruling in June that returned the decision on abortion care back to states.
After Wisconsin left an 1849 near-total abortion ban in place, some providers began commuting to Illinois to treat patients. These Planned Parenthood partnerships could be a model for the future.
Dr. Caitlin Bernard was publicly vilified for providing abortion care to a 10-year-old rape victim. And that's got some medical residents who were open to practicing in Indiana thinking again.
Friday on Political Rewind: After claiming the 2020 election was rigged, Republicans are mobilizing election volunteers and disputing individual voter registrations statewide. Plus, teachers are better-paid this school year, but they face new restrictions on teaching race and gender.
A wave of strict abortion bans in the Southeast is putting pressure on states with more accessible timelines.
Abortion rights advocates and providers have filed a new lawsuit against Georgia's strict abortion ban in state court.
Abortion clinics were forced to turn patients away following a decision by federal court to enact Georgia House Bill 481 without a grace period.
Abortion access is poised to take center stage in Democrats’ campaign to beat Republicans on the ballot in November after the state’s strict abortion law took effect.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Yesterday, a federal appeals court allowed Georgia House Bill 481 to take effect immediately, restricting abortion access after around six weeks with few exceptions. Our panel breaks down the ruling, the political implications, and the future of abortion access in Georgia.