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Wisconsin’s Coercive and Web Cam Abortion Prevention Act

As we’ve noted before, Scott Walker joined the ranks of some of the countries most anti-choice leaders after signing the Coercive and Web Cam Abortion Prevention Act last month–a bill that restricts the ability for abortion providers to render non-surgical abortions. And a bill that managed to put “web cam” in the title. This bill went into action on Friday and as a result, Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin has had to halt all non-surgical abortions. 

The law, which took effect on Friday, requires women visit a doctor at least three times before having a drug-induced abortion, forces physicians to determine whether women are being coerced into having an abortion and prohibits women and doctors from using web cams during the procedure.

The Coercive ...

As we’ve noted before, Scott Walker joined the ranks of some of the countries most anti-choice leaders after signing the Coercive and Web Cam Abortion Prevention Act last month–a bill that restricts the ability for abortion providers ...

Abortion drug treatment bill blocked by judge in Oklahoma

A judge blocked a law in Oklahoma that would have disallowed women from procuring drug-induced abortions. The reasoning for the law is the usual line, “it’s for the health of the woman” even though the abortion pill is used successfully all over the country and has been since 2000, accounting for about 1/4 of the abortions obtained by women.

via Reuters.

The law had been scheduled to go into effect on November 1, but state District Judge Dan Owens issued a temporary restraining order in a victory for abortion rights advocates.

Nova Health Systems, which operates a clinic in Tulsa, and the nonprofit Oklahoma Coalition for Reproductive Justice had filed a lawsuit to block the law.

They will ask Owens to issue a ...

A judge blocked a law in Oklahoma that would have disallowed women from procuring drug-induced abortions. The reasoning for the law is the usual line, “it’s for the health of the woman” even though the abortion pill ...