An Oklahoma law to require women seeking abortion to have an ultrasound and listen to the doctor’s description of the ultrasound was struck down as unconstitutional yesterday, but on technical grounds.
A Virginia law that makes doctors criminally liable for performing the “most common” form of second trimester abortion was upheld by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Center for Reproductive Rights announced today.
Women, take off your shoes, get knocked up, and go back to the kitchen, ’cause Ross Douthat will tell us everything we need to know and the world will be a better place.
Reproductive freedom is a civil right, like marriage rights and the rights of minorities, that cannot be left up state legislatures.
Watch Dahlia Lithwick and Rachel Maddow crush the logic behind Republican opposition to Dawn Johnsen, President Obama’s pick for Assistant Attorney General. Slick.