Moore, Miller, legislative Democrats announce legi...
By Capital News Service | February 9, 2023 | General Assembly | 1 |
Individuals seeking abortion must be afforded priv...
By Shobhit Negi MD | October 6, 2022 | Commentary | 0 |
Maryland considers legislation to protect, expand ...
By Capital News Service | March 9, 2022 | General Assembly | 0 |
Wes Moore’s Whitewashing of Abortion Rates
by Chris Anderson | February 20, 2023 | Commentary | 3 |
A 2020 study cites CDC data that show Black abortion rates being nearly four times—yes four times–higher than white rates. The study notes that “Between 2007-2016, the Black rate declined 29% and the white rate declined 33%—meaning that the racial disparity actually increased rather than decreased.”Read More
Moore, Miller, legislative Democrats announce legislation protecting abortion rights
by Capital News Service | February 9, 2023 | General Assembly | 1 |
HB705, also known as the Right to Reproductive Freedom, states that every individual “has the fundamental right to reproductive freedom, including but not limited to the ability to make and effectuate decisions to prevent, continue, or end one’s own pregnancy.” It also says that the state cannot “deny, burden, or abridge” this right without a justification by a “compelling state interest achieved by the least restrictive means.”Read More
Individuals seeking abortion must be afforded privacy, dignity, respect, and support
by Shobhit Negi MD | October 6, 2022 | Commentary | 0 |
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) reverses its own constitutional precedents on rare occasions. Between 1789 to 2020, there were 25,544 Supreme Court opinions and judgments after oral arguments, and the court reversed only 145 times.Read More
Maryland considers legislation to protect, expand abortion care, as Supreme Court decision looms
by Capital News Service | March 9, 2022 | General Assembly | 0 |
One proposal (HB1171) by House Speaker Adrienne Jones, D-Baltimore County, would amend the state’s constitution to guarantee a woman’s right to an abortion. If approved by the General Assembly, voters would decide the issue in November.Read More
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