Posts Tagged abortion rights

#shoutyourabortion

#shoutyourabortion and how stigma robs us of the richness of our abortion stories

As I mentioned yesterday, people have been tweeting about their abortions under the #shoutyourabortion hashtag this week. At Salon, you can read Amelia Bonow’s truly lovely piece that launched the hashtag. 

As I mentioned yesterday, people have been tweeting about their abortions under the #shoutyourabortion hashtag this week. At Salon, you can read Amelia Bonow’s truly lovely piece that launched the hashtag. 

image of informed ultrasound consent form

Read one Texas abortion doctor’s scathing ultrasound informed consent form

In Texas, abortion doctors are required by law to perform an ultrasound and display and describe the image to their patient before the procedure. But the state can’t mandate that they be happy about this intrusion into the sacred doctor-patient relationship. 

In Texas, abortion doctors are required by law to perform an ultrasound and display and describe the image to their patient before the procedure. But the state can’t mandate that they be happy about this intrusion ...

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Photos of the Day: Humans of Planned Parenthood

The conservative attacks on Planned Parenthood just keep coming. Using the Center for Medical Progress’s undercover videos — the third of which was released today — as their excuse, anti-choicers in Congress have renewed their long-time goal of defunding the organization, fast-tracking a bill to do so last week.

The conservative attacks on Planned Parenthood just keep coming. Using the Center for Medical Progress’s undercover videos — the third of which was released today — as their excuse, anti-choicers in Congress have renewed their long-time goal of ...

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