10 Mar '12, 1pm

Utah Triples Waiting Period For Abortion | Care2 Causes

Utah Triples Waiting Period For Abortion | Care2 Causes

It didn’t take the Utah Senate long–only 53 seconds of debate according to the Salt Lake Tribune- -before becoming the second state in the country to make access to abortion procedures so restrictive they are practically unavailable. The bill, already passed in the House, requires women seeking an abortion to wait 72-hours between the first appointment for an abortion and the actual procedure. The bill now goes to Gov. Gary Herbert (R) for his signature. South Dakota also has a 72 hour waiting period but that bill has been enjoined by a federal judge who determined that the waiting period and other restrictions in the law were unconstitutional. Waiting-hour restrictions do nothing but construct hurdles for women to jump before accessing a legal medical procedure. They are grounded in punishment and shame and are designed to thwart the exercise of autonomy. They always impa...

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