On April 16, 2013 RH Reality Check livetweeted during its call to help journalists and bloggers get a full accurate picture of the Kermit Gosnell trial. Here are the highlights.
It is increasingly clear that the women of Pennsylvania cannot trust Senator Casey to protect their health and defend their rights. Casey’s vote on the Blunt Amendment made it clear that he supports the religious and moral beliefs of employers above comparable rights and beliefs of women. No explanation can mitigate this fundamental fact.
With lawmakers dropping their sponsorship and others afraid of the word “ultrasound,” it’s no wonder the legislature has decided to hold off on the debate.
How unpopular are ultrasound bills becoming? Legislators don’t even want to say the word anymore.
Yet another state wants to hop on the ultrasound bandwagon.
The state Supreme Court rules that a judge may have misused his authority in denying a request to bypass parental notification rules.
All it takes is one signature from the governor to potentially shut down all the clinics in the state.
Using the Kermit Gosnell incident as its impetus, the state seeks to add regulations to clinics that will likely shut most, if not all of them, down.
The anti-choice protester is accused of pushing two clinic volunteers who were escorting a patient.
Pro-choice activists have dubbed the bill a “back-door abortion ban.”