Lawmakers in Kentucky are considering a bill that will make mandatory ultrasounds part of the process before a woman can receive an abortion.
Today’s roundup is all about the harm caused by those who oppose abortion so strongly, they ignore all the other harm they are creating for women and doctors.
Tomorrow, the Kentucky Supreme Court will hear a case involving prosecution of a pregnant, drug-using woman. The case has broad implications for women’s rights in pregnancy and advocates for pregnant women are concerned.
After a hospital merger, women in northern Kentucky no longer had access to birth control counseling and services, IUD insertion, infertility procedures, and tubal ligations.
Far right ‘infanticide’ smear proved baseless but may still work as meaningless distraction of voters, as intended; Kentucky accepts federal abstinence-only funds; AIDS claims more rural, black, female populations in Georgia.