ANTICHOICE BILLS THIS SESSION:
In collaboration with the other members of Louisiana Coalition for Reproductive Freedom, NOAF has been hard at work ensuring access to abortion for our community.
HB 388 Admitting privileges for doctors who perform abortions; lowering number of abortions that a private practice doctor can perform.
Progress:Signed into law (6/13/14)
HB 1274 [formerly HB 348] Termination of life-sustaining procedures for pregnant women
Progress: Signed into law
HB 305 Affiliates of abortion providers cannot give sex education or family planning instruction in public schools or publicly-funded charter schools.
Progress: Signed into law (6/13)
HB 1262 [formerly HB 727] Creates an all-antichoice task force to create "psycological counseling" materials to be distributed to women seeking an abortion.
Progress: Signed into law.
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To read about the February 2014 victory over the onerous Department of Health and Hospitals restrictions, click here.
This increased exposure also means more calls to our funding hotline, as our clients are disproportionately affected by existing restrictions on abortion. We need your help to guarantee that a woman's right to abortion care does not depend on her wallet! Please donate today!