· · · · · 

Utah Bill Requires More Personal Information for Abortion Than for Gun Purchases

A Utah bill that will require abortion providers to get more detailed information from their patients, including their race and the reason they are seeking an abortion, is on its way to the governor's desk for signature.

Someone should maybe let Rep. Ivory know that gun permits aren’t mentioned in the constitution, either.

· · · · · 

Sexual Health Roundup: An App to Diagnose STDs, No Condoms as Evidence in D.C., and No Sex Ed for Utah Parents

Think you might have an STD? There's an app for that. Plus more sexual health news from the past week.

Think you might have an STD? There’s an app for that. Plus more sexual health news from the past week.

· · · · · 

Utah Legislator Willing to Give Up “Gender-Based Abortion” Ban, But Wants Increased “Information Collection”

Senator Margaret Dayton.

One Utah legislator has decided to give up her quest to ban abortions allegedly based on the gender of the fetus.

· · · · · 

Utah Legislator Considers Expanding Her Planned Gender-Based Abortion Ban to Include Race

Utah state senator Margaret Dayton with anti-choice leader Phyllis Schlafly margaretdayton.com

Despite there being no issues with abortions based on gender or race occuring in the state, one legislator wants to ban them just in case.

· · · · · 

Utah: A Great Place to Have an Abortion


This video, written and directed by Erin Gibson, is a funny, satirical take on Utah’s abortion (and gun) laws. (via The Salt Lake Tribune and Funny or Die)

· · · · · 

In Utah and Around the World, Young Activists Face Similar Issues

It’s important for us to support those young people around the world who share our values and find themselves in similar restrictive situations and oppressive religious environments.

· · · · · 

Well-Connected Utah GOP-Tea Party Fundraiser Accused of Multiple Rapes

Talking Points Memo.

A prominent GOP/Tea Party fundraiser, with strong connections to other prominent GOP leaders, has been accused of mulitple counts of rape, sexual assault, and kidnapping.

· · · · · 

Utah Legislator Pushes for Sex-Selective Abortion Ban

Margaret Dayton at her laptop. [img src]

A national attempt to ban abortions that are sought solely because of the gender of the fetus may not have succeeded, but one Utah legislator believes it might be worth investigating to see if the state needs its own bill to address the alleged problem.

Via The Daily Herald:

· · · · · 

Doctor Proposes $50,000 Impregnation Fine to End Abortion

[img src]

Well, I guess that’s one way to make sure every pregnancy is intentional.

· · · · · 

Utah Lawmaker Proposes Sex Ed for Parents (For All the Wrong Reasons)

Utah State Senator Stuart Reid (R-Ogden) is proposing legislation that would offer sexuality education to parents and then allow parents to choose whether their children receive similar education in school.  Before you start applauding know that his ultimate goal is to see more young people “opted out” of sexuality education in Utah schools.    

· · · · ·