“Part of what Carafem wanted to do was to speak openly and unapologetically about abortion in the same way that other providers speak about their services,” said Melissa Grant, Carafem's vice president of health-care services. “This feels like a First Amendment issue .... It feels wrong.”
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"If there are women in these highly restrictive states who want abortions but can't get them because there aren't any clinics that they can get to, and that's why abortion's going down, that's not a good thing," said Rachel Jones, senior research associate at Guttmacher and lead author of the study.
Mass deportations could have catastrophic effects on the U.S. economy. Removing all immigrants without legal documentation could cost the federal government up to $600 billion.
The GOP-backed measure provides no exception for circumstances in which the doctor believes the ultrasound will have a traumatic effect on a patient.