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Public Outcry and Pressure May Kill Idaho Forced Ultrasound Bill

A bill that looked like a sure thing once it passed the Senate may now not even get a hearing in the House.

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Idaho Forced Ultrasound Circus: “Who Doesn’t Love An Ultrasound Image Of A Baby?”

Swindell’s ultrasound theater performance got a standing ovation — from those who support the bill.

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Idaho Senator Apologizes for Rape Remark, Then Suggests Women Get “Rape Test” to Tell Them If They’ve Been Raped

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Oh, Chuck Winder, you need to stop trying to talk about medical procedures…

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Project TMI: The Feminist Humor Defense Against the Assault on Our Bodies

It’s a strange sensation to start something as a joke, expecting that only your friends on Facebook will see it, and then all of a sudden to see it all over the internet. That’s what happened with my decision to report on my menstrual cycle to all of the Virginia legislators (not just the Republicans, contrary to popular news sources) who voted “yes” on HB462, the “mandatory ultrasound” bill. 

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Idaho Joins the Rush to Mandate Forced Ultrasounds

Pro-choice groups took to the capital to protest a proposal to force all women to undergo ultrasounds before an abortion.

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Idaho Debates Ultrasound Mandate, Joins “Don’t Say Ultrasound” Brigade

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Obviously, there’s a memo going out telling lawmakers to not say the “u” word.

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As Women Rally, Doctor Speaks Out Against Forced Ultrasound Bill in Alabama

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This morning women headed to Montgomery, Alabama to protest the forced ultrasound bill making it’s way through the statehouse.  Although the bill’s sponsor, Senator Clay Scofield is reportedly backing off the bill that would require trans-vaginal ultrasound prior to a legal abortion, a rally against SB12 is on for today.

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