Oklahoma Bill Would Force Doctors to Lie to Patients

Nestled within the committee’s agenda was Senate Bill 614, which would require abortion providers to counsel patients seeking medication abortion that the process can be reversed. Under the proposed law, a doctor who fails to provide this counsel would be committing a felony and potentially facing lengthy prison time.

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Trump’s Gag Rule Would Pressure Medical Providers to Withhold Information on Abortion and Birth Control


THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION launched its latest attack on women’s rights this week, introducing a so-called domestic gag rule for providers that receive Title X family planning funding. The rule would encourage providers to withhold potentially life-saving medical information from their patients and bar them from referring patients to an abortion provider. It also seeks to cut the single largest provider of Title X services, Planned Parenthood, from participating in the program altogether.

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Pregnant women’s bodies are ‘hosts’, says US lawmaker | Stuff.co.nz


A US lawmaker says women’s bodies don’t belong to them while they are pregnant.

Source: Pregnant women’s bodies are ‘hosts’, says US lawmaker | Stuff.co.nz

Sen. Joni Ernst Puts Planned Parenthood — and Access to Birth Control — on the Chopping Block


Stripping Planned Parenthood of federal funding could seriously damage the networks of providers that offer women’s health services, leaving thousands of women without access to preventive care.

Source: Sen. Joni Ernst Puts Planned Parenthood — and Access to Birth Control — on the Chopping Block