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CHEYENNE — As the deadline to vote on the same-sex marriage bill before the congressional recess approaches on Aug. 6, both U.S. senators from Wyoming said they will make their decision when the legislation is before them. The Respect for Marriage Act was passed in mid-July by the House, 267-157....
JACKSON — Overcome with emotion, Dr. Giovannina Anthony tearfully hugged her attorneys minutes after a court hearing temporarily halted Wyoming’s abortion ban the same day it went into effect. Calling it an “extraordinary remedy,” 9th District Court Judge Melissa Owens granted the temporary...
CASPER — Attorney General Bridget Hill notified Gov. Mark Gordon on Thursday that Wyoming’s trigger abortion ban “would be fully authorized” under the U.S. Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe v. Wade last month.  That clears the way for Gordon to enact the ban. It is unknown when he will do...
CASPER — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services affirmed in a statement this week that Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act will protect providers “when offering legally-mandated, life- or health-saving abortion services in emergency situations.”  The announcement follows...
CODY (WNE) —Nearly 100 women were reported as having received abortions in Wyoming in 2021, according to a recently released report by the Wyoming Department of Health. The 2021 Wyoming Abortion Report was released soon after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, triggering a bill...
For the past week, we Americans have struggled with how to relate to one another. On June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. In the Dobbs case, the Supreme Court overturned its prior ruling that the U.S. Constitution’s implied right to...
A bortion is no longer a constitutional right in the United States of America. The long-anticipated (and previously leaked) decision from the U.S.  Supreme Court became official late last week, and it sparked the expected protests and celebrations that have seemingly become obligatory anytime...
Ruling doesn’t finish debate; Abortion opponents look to target rape, incest exemptions   By Victoria Eavis Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — With the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade on Friday, Wyoming’s trigger law abortion ban is set to go into effect. Under...
JACKSON — In the wake of Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, right-to-life advocates are rejoicing and physicians are dejected. Now that a constitutional right to abortion has been eliminated by the conservative Supreme Court, Wyoming lawmakers and abortion advocates...
LARAMIE — As the potential for an abortion ban looms over Wyoming, local abortion-rights advocates have made it clear they won’t accept it quietly.  “We all love someone who has had an abortion or could need one. I think it’s bulls- — they’re taking it away,” said Brie Squires.  Squires was one of...

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