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Two new bills targeting abortion have been signed by the Governor

Governor Edwards has signed two controversial abortion bills, HB 578 and HB 357, meaning both bills will become laws. We at Lift Louisiana are extremely disappointed in Governor Edwards’ action which will result in physicians being forced to deliver to their patients deceitful information and more young people struggling to access abortion through judicial bypass. 

Breaking: Supreme Court to Hear Abortion Ban Case Challenging Roe v. Wade

The Supreme Court has announced that it will hear a case involving a Mississippi law banning abortions after 15 weeks of pregancy. Mississippi passed this law in 2018, and it was immediately blocked and declared unconstitutional by a lower federal court with the decision later upheld by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. This ruling affirmed the core tenet of Roe, that prevents state laws from banning abortions prior to viability, when a fetus can sustain life outside the womb.

SCOTUS takes up it's first challenge to Roe with newly confirmed Justice Barrett

Yesterday the Senate confirmed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill Justice Ginsburg's seat on the Supreme Court. Her confirmation comes days after the U.S. Supreme Court decided to review the Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban, a case that directly challenges Roe v. Wade, setting up a potential reversal of that landmark decision. READ MORE

We Lost A Righteous Woman

It is difficult to articulate the devastation that I felt last light when I learned of the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Like so many others, I affectionately thought of her as RBG, and for me, she was the fiercest champion for gender equality. 

Louisiana Coalition for Reproductive Freedom (LCRF) is seeking a Coalition Coordinator

Louisiana Coalition for Reproductive Freedom (LCRF) is seeking a Coalition Coordinator to provide operational support to the Steering Committee, and advocate for the protection and expansion of reproductive health, rights, and justice. The Coalition Coordinator supports the Coalition’s efforts to organize, advocate and sustain a movement for reproductive freedom. 

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