In the heated debate around trans-vaginal ultrasounds, there is too little focus on what is really wrong with these laws.
The only way to get out of having your ultrasound described to you in excruciating detail is to look at it yourself.
Reproductive health and rights were once again the subject of extensive debate in state capitols in 2012. Over the course of the year, 42 states and the District of Columbia enacted 122 provisions related to reproductive health and rights. One-third of these new provisions, 43 in 19 states, sought to restrict access to abortion services.
Romney and Corbett both want power, for themselves. And they are willing to demean women to get it.
Oh, hey! Look what made it through the agricultural committee this time!
Should physicians engage in civil disobedience to protect their patients from over-reaching state legislatures? It’s a provocative suggestion made in a popular blog earlier this week.
Not content to let Ohio be the only state where a fetus gets to “testify,” Idaho is also undergoing prenatal theatrics in the legislature.
The Idaho Senate may vote as early as Monday, May 19th on a forced ultrasound bill despite the fact that its original author admitted he had no idea exactly what sort of ultrasound he was mandating, nor how women would pay for them. Opposition is building against it.
Over a dozen pieces of proposed extreme anti-choice legislation are currently at various stages of being passed into Michigan law. From personhood to ultrasounds, fetal pain bills to provider regulations, the proposed legislation in Michigan seems to represent every variety of anti-choice tactic we’ve witnessed in state legislations across the country in recent months.
Several prominent newspapers chose not to publish a series of Doonesbury comics becasue they address forced ultrasound legislation. So, help us make sure these are among the most seen Doonesbury comics ever.