States Weigh Abortion Regulations After Push for Legislation Stalls in Washington

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45% : Democrats in some states also are proposing legislation to protect access to abortion, including in Michigan, where the party won control of the legislature and governor's mansion and voters passed a measure to enshrine a right to abortion in the state's constitution.
44% : "Given the makeup of Congress, real change on abortion isn't in the cards.
43% : "Everyone recognizes abortion up until birth is not something that they want," she said on NBC News on Sunday.
42% : President Biden issued a memorandum directing cabinet and administration members to identify barriers to access to prescription medication for abortion and recommend actions to make sure doctors can legally prescribe and that pharmacies can dispense the medication.
42% :House Republicans recently passed two bills related to abortion, including one that requires medical care be given to infants born alive during an abortion.
42% : Those moves won't change the availability of abortion for many women, given that there are states with abortion bans and others that require a physician to be physically present with a patient to prescribe abortion pills, effectively banning telehealth for abortions, according to the Guttmacher Institute, which tracks abortion statistics.
39% : Around the country, about a dozen states have implemented near total bans on abortion and other states are pursuing restrictions that are tied up in the courts.
37% : A Nebraska senator is proposing a law banning abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy.
36% : In Ohio lawmakers are weighing a total ban and in Florida legislators have discussed banning abortion after 12 weeks of pregnancy or around six weeks.
35% : Lawmakers in Virginia have proposed a ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy.

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