Operation Rescue holds breath, stamps feet about Planned Parenthood funding, Arkansas legislature introduces “fetal pain” bill, will GOP choose budget cuts or denial of women’s rights, and a Montana judge orders a hysterectomy against a woman’s will.
I was told, before I had my hysterectomy, that I was a traitor to feminism and a bad person. I’m here now, five years later, to tell you that my hysterectomy was the best medical decision I’ve ever made.
Are hundreds of thousands of women in the U.S. undergoing unnecessary hysterectomies without proper informed consent? Women’s health advocate, Rep. Carolyn Maloney says possibly.
One in three women has a hysterectomy before her sixtieth birthday. Is such major surgery medically necessary for all those women? And if not, how did this procedure become commonplace?