Tagged: planned parenthood

Arkansas Legislators Eye More Abortion Restrictions

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/15/2014 9:51 am

Nearly two years after approving a pair of the most restrictive abortion bans in the country, Republicans in Arkansas' Legislature are weighing additional measures to make it more difficult for women to get the procedure.

Arkansas Senate Backs Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/10/2013 7:35 am

Abortion providers and entities that perform abortion referrals would be unable to receive most government grants in Arkansas under a bill approved by the state Senate on Tuesday, a move aimed at cutting off money Planned Parenthood receives for sex education.

Planned Parenthood Defunding Fails in Senate

by Associated Press 4/5/2013 4:01 pm

A bill aimed at cutting off public funding Planned Parenthood receives for a pair of sex education grants narrowly failed in the Arkansas Senate on Friday, but the lawmaker behind the idea said he may try again to get the restriction through the Legislature.

Arkansas Legislative Committee OKs Bill Defunding Planned Parenthood

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/4/2013 7:51 am

A proposal aimed at eliminating public funding for Planned Parenthood won the support of an Arkansas Senate committee Wednesday, a move that the group warned could cut off money to doctors, domestic violence shelters and rape crisis centers.

The New York Times Looks at Jason Rapert's Abortion Legislation

by Lance Turner 3/12/2013 1:45 pm

In case you missed it, here's The New York Times taking a look on Monday at state Sen. Jason Rapert's abortion legislation, which the Arkansas Legislature approved six days ago.

Arkansas GOP Eyes Planned Parenthood Money Next

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/7/2013 5:01 pm

Not content with enacting the most restrictive abortion laws in the country, Arkansas Republicans plan to press the legislative advantage their party hasn't enjoyed since Reconstruction by making it even harder for women to get abortions in the state.