Sunday, November 9, 2014
Anti-Abortion Laws Pose Risks to All Pregnant Women
The New York Times op-ed: Pregnant, and No Civil Rights, by Lynn Paltrow & Jeanne Flavin:
WITH the success of Republicans in the midterm elections and the passage of Tennessee’s anti-abortion amendment, we can expect ongoing efforts to ban abortion and advance the “personhood” rights of fertilized eggs, embryos and fetuses.
But it is not just those who support abortion rights who have reason to worry. Anti-abortion measures pose a risk to all pregnant women, including those who want to be pregnant. . . .