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Add Rhode Island to the list – forced ultrasounds

April 12, 2012

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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 […]

Pennsylvania Forced Ultrasound Bill Officially Kaput, At Least for this Year

April 10, 2012

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RH Reality Check, April 10, 2012 by Robin Marty We’ve learned better during the 2012 legislative session to call a bill dead before it is completely gone.  Some, like the Idaho ultrasound bill, seem gone only to make one more brief appearance when they think everyone has stopped paying attention, and so require a second […]

“Right to Professional Medical Judgment Act,” Crafted by Doctor, Introduced in Alabama

March 16, 2012

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RH Reality Check, March 16, 2012 by Andy Kopsa A little over a week ago, Alabama pediatrician Pippa Abston had enough. In response to Alabama’s forced vaginal ultrasound bill, Abston posted a video expressing her outrage, as a doctor and woman, over the power grab by GOP extremists to act as elected physicians. I wrote […]