-“We Have No Choice: One Woman’s Ordeal with Texas’ New Sonogram Law” by Carolyn Jones in The Texas Observer. Today marks the 40th anniversary of Roe V. Wade. Jones will be on the show today to talk about her experience and the series of articles she wrote for the Observer about the changing landscape of women’s health and family planning regulation. (via nprfreshair)
This must stop. The choice to terminate a pregnancy -no matter what the reason is- should not be turned into a way to torture the woman who has made that decision. And this is what such laws are: torture, pure and simple. Imagine if such barriers existed for men who wanted a vasectomy, or some-such. Oh, yeah- that’s right. Men created these laws- men who hate women.
Let’s put an end to this state-sanctioned punitive torture once and for all. Pregnancies will be terminated no matter how many barriers are erected.