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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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What If You Threw a Public Trans-vaginal Ultrasound Show And No One Attended?

Well that’s awkward.  Apparently lawmakers can legislate ultrasounds, but can’t watch one.

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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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Alaska Rep Says Women Should Have To Get Man’s Permission To Obtain an Abortion

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Because if the “father” is ok with it, well then, an abortion is just fine.

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Idaho Senator Hopes Women With “Rape Issue” Will Admit If It Was “Truly Caused By A Rape”

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The sponsor of the state’s mandatory ultrasound bill appears worried women will cry “rape” when seeking abortions.

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Idaho Lawmakers To “Demonstrate Ultrasounds” In Chambers. Will They Do It Transvaginally?

Not content to let Ohio be the only state where a fetus gets to “testify,” Idaho is also undergoing prenatal theatrics in the legislature.

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Idaho’s Forced “Double Ultrasound” Bill Passes Senate, Heads For House

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The senate voted for the flawed, forced ultrasound bill, 23 to 12.

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Forced Into An Ultrasound? Just “Close Your Eyes”

Gee, where have we heard that before?

 

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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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