Washington lawmakers have enacted some of the country’s most progressive policies to protect reproductive health care. But these measures have run up against the state’s high concentration of religious facilities.
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After years of hearing about the importance of seeking help and accepting treatment for postpartum depression, it never occurred to me that a doctor would be more concerned about the level of antidepressants in my milk.
"It is becoming too common that doctors feel like they have to risk their position or their job in order to do the right thing."
I don’t second-guess the decision to have an abortion, but I do wonder what my life would have been like nine years ago if I had been treated by doctors forced to comply with a dangerous bill like SB 1033.
It's undeniable that money and market forces drive the adoption industry. But we can—and must—get beyond "supply and demand" thinking.
Will the appeals court use this as yet another chance to go rogue?