The law, considered to be among the most radically restrictive in the nation, has been blocked by a federal judge since March 2014.
More and more anti-choice legislators are fighting against rape exceptions in abortion restrictions out of the supposed concern that women will fake being raped to use them.
The Satanic Temple last week filed a lawsuit against Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, alleging that the state’s abortion restrictions violate temple members’ freedom of religion.
While Texas has so far dominated other states in the number of bills introduced, with at least 25 bills introduced to restrict reproductive rights, no other state has passed into law more anti-choice legislation in 2015 than Arkansas.
What does Monday’s Supreme Court filing mean for the legal battle over Texas’ omnibus anti-abortion law?
On Thursday, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals showed it won’t let law and procedure get in the way when it comes to restricting abortion access.
Blaming clinics for their own harassment, making violent insinuations, giving a convicted terrorist a leadership position, railroading good doctors out of business, and claiming that 10-year-old rape victims are better off being forced to give birth: Welcome to the anti-choice movement of 2013.
This language of “informed consent” merely serves as a thinly veiled attempt at shaming women who seek abortion, a shaming made all the more hypocritical when carried out in the supposed name of women’s health and safety.
Ultrasound laws are based not in science, but in a fantasy world where women are stupid, doctors are deceptive, and misogynist lawmakers are the saviors of women.