If you have any empathy in you, this article about a woman’s recent experience with Texas’ new forced ultrasound and 24 hour waiting period for abortions.
Abortion is terrible under the best of circumstances, but these new laws make it a special form of torture. Anti-choice advocates would have you think abortion clinics provide the procedure to young slutty, irresponsible women who skip in to the doctor and skip out an hour later on their way to the next sexual liaison. that’s so far from the truth it is absurd. The reality presented in this article is precisely what many women go through. We need to make our state legislatures understand how unacceptable these new laws are so respectable women, making such heartbreaking choices, are not treated like criminals or imbeciles.
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