To say abortion is stigmatized in this country is to state the obvious. But we have a special brand of taboo that we foist atop even that stigma, which is the taboo of having someone else pay for a service you need – especially if it’s an abortion. Yet while abortion may be legal, but if you cannot afford it, it’s inaccessible.
The landscape for abortion access is shifting quickly, as state after state passes restrictive laws. Particularly affected by these new laws are women who need abortions later in their pregnancies.
If you wondered why ultrasound bills are popping up everywhere, it’s to open the door for more opportunities to trick women into visiting crisis pregnancy centers.
The public pressure has finally resulted in the bill officially being laid to rest for the legislative season.
As the GOP continues to push anti-women legislation, they seem to be losing the support of the women of their own party.
A bill that looked like a sure thing once it passed the Senate may now not even get a hearing in the House.
Swindell’s ultrasound theater performance got a standing ovation — from those who support the bill.
Well that’s awkward. Apparently lawmakers can legislate ultrasounds, but can’t watch one.