HB462 Criminal Homicide and Abortion Revisions, the replacement bill for HB12 Criminal Homicide and Abortion Amendments, passed both the House and the Senate yesterday on The Hill. The bill is headed to the Governor’s desk for signing on Monday. The news has hit the New York Times and Ms. Magazine (which references Utah Legislature Watch). … Continue reading The Answer to Solving Problems? Criminalize Everything!
The big news of Utah’s Legislators yesterday was the passage of HB12 Criminal Homicide and Abortion, which will make women criminally liable for intentional miscarriages. The subjective nature of the bill brings potential harm to women in this state. Planned Parenthood of Utah, in its memo sent out yesterday after the vote, stated that: During … Continue reading Women who have miscarriages now at risk….
(Please note sarcasm in last paragraph!)H.B. 200 Informed Consent, which requires ultrasound images to be taken and then displayed to women seeking abortions, if they so choose [to see the images], has generated much controversy, as anything having to do with a woman’s right to choose does. This bill made it through the Utah House … Continue reading Informed Consent: Really?
Someone sent me an email stating that she had made a donation to Planned Parenthood, with great satisfaction, in Sarah Palin's name. A Planned Parenthood donation is tax deductible, where a political donation isn't. And here's the good part: when you make a donation to PP in her name, they'll send her a card telling her that thedonation … Continue reading Send a donation to Planned Parenthood in Sarah Palin’s name
As I listened to a presentation by Planned Parenthood of Utah yesterday on the timeline of sex education in our country, I couldn't help but think how backwards we have been going since the late 1800's when sex education first started being publicly developed. Although I knew about the "trigger law" that Utah was debating … Continue reading Shame on Utah
A friend of mine sent me this yesterday: I just read about this in the American Progress Report. It seems the president of the Oglala Sioux tribe in Pine Ridge takes exception to the ban on abortion signed into law in South Dakota. From Bitch, PhD.: "Cecilia Fire Thunder, the President of the Oglala Sioux … Continue reading Planned Parenthood on the Pine Ridge Reservation
Those are the words of Planned Parenthood who has put out an alert that 11 more states are considering criminalizing abortion - even in cases of rape and incest. The abortion ban signed in South Dakota last week was only the beginning. Eleven more states have proposed criminalizing abortion. The governor of Mississippi, Haley Barbour, … Continue reading “The Dominoes Have Begun to Fall”