Pro-Choicer: women are aware of what is in their wombs

By Sarah Terzo Pro-choice activist Kathleen Reeves writes about laws requiring sonograms before abortions: “I think we can be pretty sure that a woman about to have an abortion is aware of what’s inside her womb. And in case she’s not, the doctors who counsel her before the abortion are perfectly capable of telling her…. …

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Genetic “counselor” prevents abortion minded women from seeing sonograms

By Sarah Terzo Genetic “counselors” are medical personnel that walk women and their partners though testing (usually amniocentesis) to see if their unborn babies have a genetic illness or disability. If a woman is at risk for having a baby with a disability, or if they already know that they are pregnant with one, these …

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Just don’t look too closely at those sonograms

By Dave Andrusko With the inauguration of pro-life President-elect Donald Trump only four days away, I suppose it’s only natural that my mind wandered back to those events many, many years ago which culminated with me throwing my lot in with the greatest movement for social justice of our times. In some ways my experience …

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Judge Reluctantly Concedes he cannot prevent Texas Sonogram Law from taking effect

By Dave Andrusko A clearly annoyed and frustrated U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks yesterday said he had no choice but to allow Texas new sonogram law to go into effect, the very same law he had temporarily enjoined in July. Sparks, clearly fuming, wrote, “The concept that the government may make puppets out of doctors, …

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Some Unenlightened Words about ObamaCare and Sonograms from the President of the AMA

By Dave Andrusko My guess is that the Texas Tribune all but salivated at the prospect of interviewing American Medical Association President Peter Carmel and Texas Medical Association President Bruce Malone. The edited interview which ran January 31 discussed a variety of issues but we’ll just quickly touch two. First, as we’ve reported at NRL …

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