Study Shows Women are Plenty 'Informed' About What Abortion is Without an Ultrasound & Lecture

Here's some science that will smack anti-abortion legislation in the face with facts: a new study shows that pre-abortion ultrasounds and waiting periods don't actually serve to "educate" or "inform" women seeking to terminate their pregnancies because, as it turns out, women who have abortions are confident in their… »5/07/12 3:15pm5/07/12 3:15pm

South Dakota Allowed To Make Doctors Discuss 'Existing Relationship' With Fetus

We may have a draw this week in the latest battle for abortion rights. A federal court has overturned a lower court's decision, finding that South Dakota can mandate that women seeking abortions be told they have a relationship with their fetus. Yet, since the ruling also said doctors can't tell women abortion… »9/06/11 6:30pm9/06/11 6:30pm

Arizona Court Allows Shiny New Abortion Restrictions To Take Effect

Yesterday an Arizona appeals court ruled that parts of a 2009 state law that imposes new abortion restrictions can go into effect. According to the judges, laws only violate women's rights when they create an "undue burden." Placing some burden on women trying to obtain a legal procedure is totally fine. »8/12/11 11:20am8/12/11 11:20am