The proposed legislation would "enshrine the right to choose in our state constitution so that there is no doubt as to the right to abortion in this state."
"Praise God!" the evangelical leader wrote in a late-night Facebook post.
The senator's past votes for anti-abortion judges are being questioned after a report that the Supreme Court is likely to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Several states still have abortion bans on the books that predate the landmark 1973 Supreme Court ruling.
The late Supreme Court judge had expressed concerns that the landmark ruling would be open to attacks due to how it was structured.
Over 50 countries have expanded access to abortion in the past 25 years - while only three have restricted it.
The battle to preserve access to abortion is increasingly moving online as advocates look to the provision of abortion pills.
As the future of Roe v. Wade hangs in balance, Twitter users shared personal stories on how abortion has—or could have—changed lives for the better.
Justice Samuel Alito's reasoning behind overturning Roe v. Wade might threaten other recently recognized rights, including same-sex marriage.
The document is believed to be the first time a draft opinion has been leaked to the press from within the Supreme Court.
A host of celebrities have decried the Supreme Court's reported move to overturn Roe v. Wade, which could take away nationwide abortion rights.
It comes after a draft opinion, that was obtained by Politico, showed comments from Justice Samuel Alito on abortion.
Half of the states are expected to immediately impose severe restrictions and broad bans on abortions if Roe v. Wade is overturned.
The leaked news suggesting the US Supreme Court could repeal the Roe v. Wade abortion ruling broke at the same time celebrities were shining at the Met Gala.
Protestors took to the streets following a report by Politico that indicated that the Supreme Court is prepared to strike down the landmark Roe v. Wade decision
The GOP representative was reacting to the draft opinion obtained by Politico suggesting the Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 ruling.
Sanders called for an end to the Senate filibuster in order to pass federal legislation protecting abortion rights.
A draft opinion from a U.S. Supreme Court justice to strike down the landmark ruling has leaked.
Draft shows enough support to suggest the court could strike down landmark decision on abortion rights that has stood for a half century.
The Republican-dominated state House passed the bill 70-14 on Tuesday, sending it to the desk of Republican Governor Kevin Stitt.
Kentucky lawmakers voted to ban abortion after 15 weeks, in a preemptive step for tougher restrictions that is tied to an anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision on abortion rights.
"All precedents of the Supreme Court have to be respected," Jackson said in response to a question regarding fetal viability and other abortion laws.
The Oklahoma House has voted to ban all abortions unless it is required "to save the life of the mother."
The Supreme Court nominee said that she agreed with the conservative justice that the landmark abortion decision is settled law.
A Republican member of the Senate Judiciary Committee said a Supreme Court ruling allowing married couples access to birth control has caused confusion.
The measure would allow voters to decide whether to redefine "life itself" as beginning at conception.
Even in post-Roe America, an open abortion clinic will be a drive or a short flight away for most women.