Reproductive Rights News Roundup – 8/16/2019

Trump administration moves to enforce abortion restriction
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar
Associated Press
Related: Planned Parenthood sets exit from family planning program
Moving ahead despite objections, the Trump administration on Friday set a timetable for federally funded family clinics to comply with a new rule that bars them from referring women for abortions.

New tactic in Lakeland’s abortion battles
By Gary White
The Ledger
Even on sunny days, Donna Windsor carries an umbrella when she dons an orange vest and takes her position in the parking lot of the Lakeland Women’s Health Center.

This Creative Strategy Could Prevent Men From Banning Abortion
By Leila Ettachfini
When it comes to abortion rights, especially across the South, Florida state senator Lauren Book sums up the state of things: “We are under attack.”

Total Abortion Bans Are Overwhelmingly Unpopular in Every State
By Alys Brooks
Public backing of draconian abortion restrictions remains low, with no state having more than 23 percent support for a total ban, according to a recent poll by Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI), a nonpartisan research organization.

Guest opinion: Polarization and judgement needs to stop, everywhere
By Christin Collins
Cape Coral Daily Breeze
The third and final question was in reference to my stance on women’s reproductive rights.