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Louisiana senate passes anti-abortion bill in latest attack on women’s rights

Amendment, which would change state constitution to say Louisianans have no right to abortions, set to go before voters

The Louisiana senate approved a state constitutional amendment on Tuesday declaring that citizens have no constitutional right to abortions. The move is the latest salvo in a broader assault against reproductive rights in the state, and it comes on the heels of extreme legislation in Georgia, Missouri, and Alabama all aimed at near-total bans of the procedure.

The measure now heads back to the house, which has already passed a version, for final approval. The amendment still, however, needs to …read more