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This week: North Carolina gynoticians are attacking medical schools, Ohio gynoticians are trying to criminalize abortions at six weeks, Arkansas gynoticians are forcing doctors to misinform their patients, and more.


North Carolina Gynoticians

Abortion Opponents Are Quietly Going After One Of The Top Medical Schools In The Country

April 7, 2015
By Tara Culp-Ressler, via Think Progress

Tucked deep in HB 465, an anti-abortion bill that would restrict the procedure in several different ways, is an obscure provision that stipulates that “no department at the medical school at East Carolina University or the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill shall permit an employee to perform or supervise the performance of an abortion as part of the employee’s official duties.”

Ohio Gynoticians

Ohio Abortion Bill Creating Controversy Among College Women  

April 6, 2015
By Lindsey J. Oates, via USA Today

House Bill 69... would make abortion illegal [at six weeks of pregnancy] — a fifth degree felony for physicians who wrongly induce abortions without the necessary medical documentation.

Arkansas Gynoticians

Latest Anti-Abortion Bill Includes A Legislative Double-Standard

April 7, 2015
By Max Brantley, via Arkansas Times

Planned Parenthood has issued a statement criticizing the latest anti-abortion bill approved by Gov. Asa Hutchinson because its provisions have been blasted by doctors as medical quackery...The new bill, which imposes a 48-hour waiting period for women seeking an abortion, also requires doctors to give advice about a "medically untested and unproven 'abortion reversal' treatment."

Kansas Gynoticians

Kansas Limits Abortion Method, Opening A New Line of Attack

April 7, 2015
By Erik Eckholm & Frances Robles, via New York Times

Kansas became the first state to sharply restrict or alter the most common technique used for second-trimester abortions, opening a new, emotionally charged line of attack by anti-abortion forces who hope to take it swiftly to other states.

Tags: Abortion, Gynotician, North Carolina, Gynotician Alert, State Fights, Ohio, Kansas, Arkansas

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