Missouri Rep. Keith English’s bill is a new upgrade to the state’s informed consent law, which would require a person seeking safe abortion care to take a printout of an ultrasound home during the 24-hour waiting period. According to English, who is anti-choice, this would be a more effective form of “spousal consent” because it would allow a husband more access to convince his wife to continue a pregnancy at his request.
The group wouldn’t say what other states it was targetting, but they aren’t just in Kansas anymore.
A New Jersey Court of Appeals decision shows the holes in the anti-choice movement’s “coercion theory.”
A group is eager to endorse candidates in Kansas who support spousal notification and “home-abortion-kit” bans. But are they looking to start a national movement?