Abortion http://wfae.org en New Abortion Restrictions Take Effect http://wfae.org/post/new-abortion-restrictions-take-effect <p>Starting October 1, some women will have a harder time getting an abortion. That&#39;s because most parts of a controversial abortion bill take effect.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://ncleg.net/Sessions/2013/Bills/Senate/PDF/S353v5.pdf" target="_blank">The abortion law</a> passed this summer means that city and county employees will now have to pay for an abortion out-of-pocket because their insurance plans will no longer cover them. &nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 21:13:03 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 36352 at http://wfae.org New Abortion Restrictions Take Effect House Lawmakers Pass Bill To Regulate Clinics Providing Abortions http://wfae.org/post/house-lawmakers-pass-bill-regulate-clinics-providing-abortions <p>Lawmakers in the state House have passed a bill that would place more requirements on clinics that provide abortions in North Carolina.</p><p>While some legislators say the measure is not as restrictive as a similar bill passed in the Senate last week, abortion-rights advocates say this measure could seriously restrict womens’ access to the procedure.</p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 15:22:29 +0000 Jessica Jones 31198 at http://wfae.org House Lawmakers Pass Bill To Regulate Clinics Providing Abortions Amid Cries Of 'Shame,' Senate Gives Final OK To Abortion Clinic Rules http://wfae.org/post/amid-cries-shame-senate-gives-final-ok-abortion-clinic-rules <p>RALEIGH - Senate Republicans have given their final approval to legislation requiring additional rules surrounding abortions in North Carolina, even as hundreds of protesters against the bill watched from the gallery.</p><p>The Senate voted 29-12 Wednesday for the measure that would direct regulators to change abortion clinic rules so they're similar to those for ambulatory surgery centers. The bill would still need House approval, which couldn't happen until at least next week.</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 20:19:35 +0000 The Associated Press 30629 at http://wfae.org Amid Cries Of 'Shame,' Senate Gives Final OK To Abortion Clinic Rules