Tag: U.S. Senate
U.S. Senate Fails to Pass Abortion Rights Legislation
The U.S. Senate once again failed to enshrine the right to abortion into federal law, falling short of the votes needed to advance the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) toward passage.
In Wake of Leaked Draft Opinion in Supreme Court Case, U.S. Senate to Take Second Vote on Bill to Protect Abortion Rights
The Women’s Health Protection Act would protect the right to access abortion in every state—even if the Supreme Court weakens or overturns Roe.
Abortion-Rights Bill Blocked in U.S. Senate
Multiple media outlets, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Politico, Vox and more, reported on the U.S. Senate’s failure to advance the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA). The Center is a long-time advocate of the federal bill, which would have created nationwide protections for abortion in the U.S. WHPA is especially crucial […]
U.S. Senate to Vote on the Women’s Health Protection Act February 28
The federal bill, already passed in the House, would protect the right to access abortion in every state.