I'm pretty sure this has been posted but I really want to know what other's opinion are on it. Preferably pro-choicers.
I haven't read too deeply into it but the jist of it is Texas has put a ban on abortion after 20 weeks and limited where the procedures can take place; surgical hospitals or clinics close to surgical hospitals (or whatever). So, what do YOU think?
I haven't heard of it, but I'm more concerned with Ohio's new abortion Laws.
I think that putting more and more restrictions on abortion is just going to make abortions more and more... Risky I guess. Like, women will just go to more extreme measures because they have to jump through hoops.
I think that it's infuriating. I think that the Texas law makers are caught up in their sanctimonious, pro life bullshit and could care less about women's rights or health for that matter.
Quoting Jessica & Kaleb:" what is it?"
People will have to pay out of pocked for an U/S before getting BC. Can you imagine how many babies will be born because Women can't afford the U/S to get BC? The welfare system will be overrun in no time. That's just the first of my issues with it. They're closing Planned Parenthood all but banning abortions by making them near to impossible to get. There's gonna be so many "back alley" abortions SMH.
Quoting Mama Van D:" I think that putting more and more restrictions on abortion is just going to make abortions more and ... [snip!] ... more and more... Risky I guess. Like, women will just go to more extreme measures because they have to jump through hoops."
I honestly didn't think of it that way. I also worry about how much more abortions are going to cost because of the limitations of where they can take place.
The only thing I really agree with regarding this law is the ban on abortions past 20 weeks.
Quoting Wiggity Wack:" An ultrasound before getting birth control? WTF?"
Yeah, exactly. It's crazy, just the thought that it could happen is beyond ridiculous.
The reason is, they declared that life begins at the first day of your last period. Before you even freaking ovulated. So they want to make sure you're not pregnant before getting BC because it can cause miscarriage in some cases.
It isn't as bad as ND's new laws. And looking at the circumstances it makes sense. I really don't think people should be getting abortions after 20 weeks anyway unless for medical purposes. ETA: That being said I still don't think that a government should be able to decide this. If a woman isn't ready to be a mother who are we to force her to give birth or have major surgery(C-Section) and in many circumstances they would be on state funded medical insurance(at least around here).
Wasn't there a state, or a few, that wanted to investigate all miscarriages and treat them like a murder?
Last thing a grieving mother needs is for the state to treat her like a murderer