Attorneys for the State of North Carolina have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a state law that requires patients to undergo a narrated ultrasound before having an abortion, even if the patient objects.
A new study measuring the impact of ultrasound on abortion decisions unsurprisingly shows ultrasounds don’t change women’s minds. It also disproves the myth that abortion providers and pro-choicers are trying to hide the reality of abortion from women.
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.