Tag: Elisabeth Smith

How U.S. States Can Protect Abortion Rights

As the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether to overturn the right to abortion, state abortion protections matter more than ever.

Oklahoma governor signs 3 anti-abortion bills into law

This AP News article discusses three extreme anti-abortion laws recently signed by Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt, including ones to criminalize the procedure in certain cases and cost providers their medical licenses for performing them. “These extreme bills are designed to cut off abortion access for people in Oklahoma — a state that already has more […]

Some GOP-led states target abortions done through medication

The Center’s Elisabeth Smith, chief counsel for state policy and advocacy, is quoted in this AP article about states’ attempts to restrict medication abortion: “When we look at what state legislatures are doing, it becomes clear there’s no medical basis for these restrictions,” said Elisabeth Smith, chief counsel for state policy and advocacy with the […]