RALEIGH, N.C. - In a victory for people seeking abortion care, the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s decision to strike down an abortion ban. The law banned abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy, except in narrowly defined instances of medical emergency.
“HB 453 flies in the face of racial justice and disability rights and casts a person’s reproductive decisions as discrimination to stigmatize abortion. This legislation presents an unconstitutional ban on abortions before viability and limits people’s access to care based on the government’s...
On May 24, 2021, we hosted an online conversation about important legislative issues currently pending at the N.C. General Assembly. This conversation focused on where bills are within the legislative process and what North Carolinians can do to take action on issues they care about.