Tag: woman’s rights

Utah lawmakers tee up a court fight with passage of an 18-week abortion ban

This article originally appeared in the Salt Lake Tribune. Read it in its entirety here. Republican Utah senators were undaunted by the near-certainty of lawsuits and an uphill battle through the courts as they voted 23-6 along party lines Wednesday evening to ban elective abortions after 18 weeks of fetal development. A bipartisan majority of

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A woman’s place is in the House (and the Senate)

The Better UTAH Beat airs Tuesday afternoons on KVNU’s For the People. Podcasts of previous episodes are available here. —– We’ve entered the last week of Women’s History Month. An entire month devoted to honoring, understanding and telling the stories of women. In Utah, the month has been marked by exhibits at the University of Utah and

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