More buzz possible HHS Secretary picks; Kansas legislature considers anti-choice bills, and so does South Carolina’s; Scott Lemieux takes the measure of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Last Tuesday a South Carolina House panel approved a law that would require women to submit to an ultrasound and wait 24 hours before receiving an abortion. What’s next? A state-mandated cup of tea with my mother before I can buy condoms?
The New York City Council today heard testimony on a bill that would improve access to women’s health clinics and make it easier to prosecute harassers who protest outside of clinics.
College heath centers routinely refer young women to these crisis pregnancy centers, which are often purposefully located near college campuses.
A new Oklahoma law permits women seeking abortion to avert their eyes while an ultrasound is performed — but requires them to hear a description of what the ultrasound is displaying.