Topic: RPA

The Reproductive Privacy Act seeks to protect an individual’s legal right to an abortion and protects medical professionals who perform abortion procedures from felony assault charges.

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R.I. passes law protecting abortion rights after months of public pressure

September 5, 2019 0 comments

Reproductive rights advocates secured a historic win on June 19 when Rhode Island lawmakers passed legislation that protects the legal right to abortion in the state.

Rhode Island House Judiciary Committee debated and eventually passed the Reproductive Privacy Act Tuesday.

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R.I. House takes step toward codifying Roe v. Wade

March 6, 2019 0 comments

The R. I. House Judiciary Committee voted Tuesday night in favor of a bill that would keep abortion legal in the state should the Supreme Court repeal the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.