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Study: Viewing an Ultrasound Does Not Dissuade Women From Abortion

A new study measuring the impact of ultrasound on abortion decisions unsurprisingly shows ultrasounds don't change women's minds.

A new study measuring the impact of ultrasound on abortion decisions unsurprisingly shows ultrasounds don’t change women’s minds. It also disproves the myth that abortion providers and pro-choicers are trying to hide the reality of abortion from women.

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How Doctors Date Pregnancies, Explained

Health-care providers define the stage or length of pregnancy differently than many people might think.

A health-care provider explains the three methods of pregnancy dating—last menstrual period, ultrasound, and a physical exam—and how medical professionals use them.

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In Letter, Texas Department of Health Accused by Ten Democratic Legislators of Subverting Democratic Process

Newly released documents show Texas Health and Human Services Commissioner Tom Seuhs instructed his staff to try to create new abortion reporting requirements that would please one anti-choice legislator–and also “not be offensive to women.”

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Texas Bureaucrats Listen To, But Do Not *Hear,* Concerns of Providers on Unnecessary Regulations

The Texas Department of State Health Services Council met this week to push forward the potential adoption of new abortion reporting requirements drafted at the best of one rogue, anti-choice legislator, but the opposition from pro-choice Texans is finally gaining steam.

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Unnecessary Restrictions on Abortion Care: How Democracy Side-Stepping Sausage Is Made, Texas-Style

How did one Texas legislator get the state Department of Health Services to enact requirements on abortion care that failed to pass even the Texas legislature? Documents show the answer is simple: he just asked. Yet despite inquiries, the DSHS can not justify many of the requirements and seems not to have thought them through.

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In Michigan, A Long List of Bills Attacking Reproductive Freedom

Over a dozen pieces of proposed extreme anti-choice legislation are currently at various stages of being passed into Michigan law. From personhood to ultrasounds, fetal pain bills to provider regulations, the proposed legislation in Michigan seems to represent every variety of anti-choice tactic we’ve witnessed in state legislations across the country in recent months.

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Breaking: Federal Judge Blocks North Carolina Ultrasound Requirements

A federal judge has blocked a portion of North Carolina’s new abortion restrictions that would make new requirements of medical providers who perform ultrasounds on pregnant women.

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Breaking: Federal Judge Blocks North Carolina Ultrasound Requirements

From The Republic: A federal judge has blocked a portion of North Carolina’s new abortion restrictions that would make new requirements of medical providers who perform ultrasounds on pregnant women. U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagles in Greensboro issued a preliminary injunction Tuesday, the day before the law is enforceable. Eagles blocked a provision regarding what must […]

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Texas Sonogram Law Found to Violate First Amendment

A federal judge today found that the Texas “sonogram law” violates the First Amendment and blocked enforcement of important provisions of the statute.  This law would have forced women seeking to terminate a pregnancy to undergo a medically unnecessary and intrusive transvaginal sonogram.

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Texas Ultrasound Law in Court Today

The Texas law would require all women to get an ultrasound before obtaining an abortion.

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