Without a judge’s intervention, Texas women will be forced to undergo mandatory ultrasounds before abortions starting Thursday.
Judge tells the bill’s authors the case isn’t an anti-abortion “soapbox.”
The House narrowly overrode the veto, and the senate is likely one vote from overriding, too.
How a scene from a popular television show and a new law in Texas patronize women who seek abortions.
Texas is the latest state to make ultrasounds mandatory before all abortions.
After nearly 40 years working in the abortion field, I can see that the situation is hopeless. I admit it. Personhood begins at ejaculation!
Planned Parenthood is touring the country in a hot pink bus to rally support, a march for women’s equality in Egypt turns sexually violent, and men in Texas don’t want to play politics with forcing ultrasounds. Except that is exactly what they are doing.
There was no way that pro-choicers could stop a bill requiring women seeking abortions to have an ultrasound. But they could use amendments to highlight anti-choice hypocrisy.
Draft regulations in the UK aim to tell women the truth about abortion, Medicaid-covered midwifery in Idaho, the Pope talks to doctors instead of women, Wyoming rejects mandatory ultrasound bill, and dramatic reductions in unplanned pregnancies by giving women a year of birth control at a time.
More on the anti-choice Biebs, House member discusses her abortion at 17 weeks, Alaska moves forward with “Choose Life” plate legislation, Texas mandatory ultrasound bill advances, and Pittsburgh news organizations want to unseal a minor’s denied request for a judicial bypass.