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Most women in Louisiana will have to wait three days to get an abortion under House Bill 386 which made it over its final legislative hurdle on Wednesday when the Louisiana House, as expected, approved minor wording changes to the bill. The bill will now go to the Governor for his signature.

Louisiana Senate Decides to Triple the Waiting Period for Abortion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   May 3, 2016

 Louisiana Senate Decides to Triple the Waiting Period for Abortion

Reproductive health advocates express disappointment with the vote

New Orleans, LA (May 3, 2016) – The Louisiana Coalition for Reproductive Freedom expressed serious disappointment that the Louisiana Senate voted today 34-4 to impose an unnecessary, burdensome obstacle in the path of women seeking abortions.

Louisiana Lawmakers Pushing Multiple Bills Aimed at Limiting Access to Reproductive Health Care

Reproductive health advocates warn these efforts impose dangerous obstacles for women

New Orleans, LA (April 20, 2016) – The Louisiana Coalition for Reproductive Freedom expressed serious concerns about a slew of bills being considered by the House Health and Welfare Committee today.

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