Sunday, March 11, 2012

“Doonesbury” Abortion-Law Series Prompts Several Papers To Pull Strip

The Washington Post – Comics Riff blog: "DOONESBURY": Next week's abortion-law strip pulled by at least several papers, by Michael Cavna:


Yes, Virginia, there is a satire about transvaginal ultrasound laws.


Next week, “Doonesbury” will tackle the ultrasound-before-abortion debate that has roiled Texas and Virginia and the nation in recent weeks, as lawmakers fought over a procedure deemed physically invasive and medically intrusive by some critics, who dubbed it “state rape.” Last month, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who opposes abortion, insisted upon revisions in legislation so the state would require only transabdominal ultrasounds prior to abortion. . . .

Abortion, Culture, In the Media, Mandatory Delay/Biased Information Laws, Politics, Sexual Assault | Permalink

TrackBack URL for this entry:

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference “Doonesbury” Abortion-Law Series Prompts Several Papers To Pull Strip:


Post a comment