Del. AG Jennings Introduces Abortion Legal Helpline

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A public-private non-profit initiative has led to the creation of the Delaware Attorney General’s Abortion Legal Helpline. According to Attorney General Kathy Jennings, the helpline will offer free legal advice for anyone in search of guidance following the U.S. Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision that overturns Roe v. Wade and leaves abortion-related matters to the states.…

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Md. AG Frosh: Supreme Court Overturning of Roe v. Wade “strips away fundamental right of women to control their own bodies”


Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh has issued a statement following the release of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization:  “Today’s decision strips away the fundamental right of women to control their own bodies.  Including in its sweep even survivors of abuse, rape, and incest, it robs…

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Del. Abortion Rights Protections Strengthened Under House-Passed Bill, Say Sponsors


The House of Representatives has approved a bill that its sponsor said would improve availability of safe and accessible reproductive healthcare services, while protecting patients and providers from facing legal action under abortion laws in other states. House Bill 455 passed with 24 yes votes, 13 no Tuesday. Four representatives were absent. “As a nurse,…

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Del. Legislation Touted As Strengthening Abortion Rights Protections


New legislation in the Delaware General Assembly would make ‘safe and accessible reproductive healthcare services’ more widely available, according to its sponsors.The measure includes protections for providers and out-of-state residents who seek or receive reproductive health care services such as an abortion in The First State. Matters such as medical privacy, limitations on extradition to…

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Elected Officials Reacted To Leaked US Supreme Court Majority Opinion Re: Roe v. Wade


Area elected officials are reacting to a Politico report that a leaked US Supreme Court draft majority opinion indicates that the nation’s highest court would strike down Roe V. Wade, the landmark decision that legalized abortion. US Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del.: “Reversing the long-settled protections in Roe is outrageous. Every woman in America deserves the chance to make…

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