The ruling could be upended, however, depending on how the Supreme Court rules on abortion later this year.
An anti-abortion group that pretends to be progressive is targeting liberal cities and terrorizing people at clinics.
As the 15-week ban takes effect, the ACLU and Planned Parenthood prepare to sue the state.
The state legislature is trying to pass even more restrictions in advance of a Supreme Court decision this summer.
The Hyde Amendment denies abortion coverage for people enrolled in Medicaid and has been in spending bills since 1976.
The law would go into effect if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns “Roe v. Wade.”
Local providers are already at their limit. The ban would have massive ramifications for people across the region.
The ordinance makes abortions illegal for anyone within the town’s limits, at any stage of pregnancy.
The bill is now headed to the state Senate and, if passed, will be the strictest anti-abortion bill in the U.S.
Currently, 15 states and the District of Columbia have laws that protect the right to abortion.