One Utah legislator has decided to give up her quest to ban abortions allegedly based on the gender of the fetus.
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.
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.
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.
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:
Well, I guess that’s one way to make sure every pregnancy is intentional.
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.
If waiting for an abortion is a good consumer protection law, why not apply it to more things?
If the law goes into effect, it will be the nation’s longest waiting period, and other states will be likely to follow suit.