Efforts to limit abortion flare up in the states

One factor at play in the state push is anti-abortion activists' concern that Republican leaders in the House of Representatives might be too eager to compromise despite last week's vote.

Anti-abortion-rights activist Randall Terry has called for a sit-in of House Speaker John BoehnerJohn BoehnerSudan sanctions spur intense lobbying OPINION | GOP's 7-year ObamaCare blood oath ends in failure A simple fix to encourage bipartisanship in the House MORE's (R-Ohio) Capitol Hill office at noon on Wednesday.

"We have NO REASON to believe that Mr. BoehnerJohn BoehnerSudan sanctions spur intense lobbying OPINION | GOP's 7-year ObamaCare blood oath ends in failure A simple fix to encourage bipartisanship in the House MORE and Co. will insure that the House members on the Conference Committee will make this 'a hill to die on,' " he said in a statement. "Therefore, pro-lifers and tea party activists should continue forward as if today's vote was little more than a 'maybe' or even a cruel ruse regarding defunding Planned Parenthood."