State lawmakers passed the second-highest number of abortion restrictions ever this past year, with 19 states enacting 43 measures in 2012 that limited access to abortion services, according to the Guttmacher Institute. The record was set last year, when 24 states enacted 92 restrictions in 2011.
Guttmacher's analysis comes as Time magazine reports in its cover story this week that pro-life supporters have been winning the battle against abortion since the United States Supreme Court handed down its Roe v. Wade ruling 40 years ago.
According to LifeSiteNews, the article makes a "pro-abortion case" but arrives at a "shocking conclusion:" "While abortion is still legal, it is increasingly difficult to access, thanks to the closing of so many abortion clinics and pro-life laws that help women by giving them additional information and alternatives."
Those laws include a recently approved ban on Planned Parenthood funding in Texas, as well as recent Michigan bills which will increase regulation ...1