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From the Frontlines of the War on Women

April 24, 2012


Huffington Post, April 24, 2012 by Dave Helfert Chinese military strategist and philosopher Sun Tzu said, “All war is deception.” In 2012, Republicans have gone him one better. They’re denying the existence of a war while they’re actively waging it. The Republican War on Women. That’s what Democrats call an onslaught of legislation in state […]

Add Rhode Island to the list – forced ultrasounds

April 12, 2012


RH Reality Check, April 12, 2012 by Robin Marty Forced ultrasound bills have seen their popularity wane since the Pennsylvania and Idaho debacles, but Rhode Island appears determined to at least give theirs a fighting chance. The House Judiciary Committee will review a forced ultrasound bill, which would “require abortion providers to display and explain the […]

Doctor: Ultrasound Laws Turn Ultrasounds Into “Torture Machines”

April 2, 2012


RH Reality Check, April 2, 2012 by Robin Marty One of the justifications that anti-choice activists and politicians give when it comes to proposing or supporting mandatory ultrasound bills is, “It’s not a big deal, doctors already provide them before most abortions, anyway.” If it weren’t a big deal, and they really believed that doctors […]