Kentucky Tries Again to Pass a Law Mandating Pre-Abortion Ultrasounds, But This Time It Might Work 

A Kentucky Senate committee has just approved a bill that would require women seeking an abortion to be shown an ultrasound first. This is roughly the one millionth time Kentucky Republicans have tried to pass this piece of legislation, but this year, they might actually succeed, because Kentucky Democrats aren’t…

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Every Invasive Medical Procedure Should Be Complicated with an Equally Invasive Ultrasound Mandate

Getting your gallbladder removed shouldn't require an ultrasound, a lengthy description of your innards and a 24-hour waiting period, but neither should a lot of things and, to be frank, if those gallbladder floozies of the world really wanted to avoid jumping through bureaucratic hoops for their health care, they…

Virginia Republican Tells Cringeworthy Story About How Wife Won't Fuck Him, Everyone Laughs and Laughs

Today, Virginia Republican legislator Dave Albo took to the floor of the Virginia Assembly to take way too long to tell a gross story about how the state's recent abortion debate resulted in his wife not letting him do it with her. It's like watching your middle school Vice Principal deliver the worst wedding toast…

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Law Forcing Abortion Seekers to Have Vaginal Probe Totally OK Since They've Already Been Penetrated

This week, the Virginia House passed a particularly ugly bit of legislation that would require women seeking a first-trimester abortion in the state to undergo a vaginal ultrasound for no medical reason. Many women are upset because by most definitions, forcing a woman to have something put inside her vagina against…