informed consent laws
“This interferes with medical ethics. This definitely feels really unethical for the state to require us to say these things.”
This week, a Missouri appeals court heard oral arguments from the Satanic Temple, who claim the state's abortion restrictions are a violation of their religious freedom.
Throughout the US, female politicians are proposing laws that would regulate men's reproductive choices the way we regulate women's.
Throughout the US, female politicians are proposing laws that would regulate men's reproductive choices the way we regulate women's. Though the legislation is often described as satirical, the intent behind it is dead serious: to show how ridiculous...
Texas' updated abortion counseling materials contain a litany of specious, misleading statements—including an implied link between abortion and breast cancer or suicidal thoughts.
The suit claimed that Missouri's 72-hour abortion waiting period violated a Satanic Temple member's religious freedom. Nearly a year after it was filed, a judge dismissed it on the grounds that the plaintiff was no longer pregnant.
Informed consent laws require doctors to give state-mandated information that can be inaccurate or misleading to women seeking abortions.