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This Week: One Wisconsin gynotician says medical training isn’t needed to ban abortion after 20 weeks and another is now the new “Todd Aiken”; meanwhile,  a North Carolina gynotician says tripling mandated wait times to a dangerous 72 hours is “reasonable,” and real doctors are taking a stand against Arizona gynoticians’ #JunkScience.


What’s Logic Got to Do With It

Wisconsin GOPer Says No Medical Training Needed to Ban Abortion: 'What Does That Have To Do With The Bill?'

Wednesday, June 3, 2015, By David Edwards, via RawStory.com

The sponsor on a bill that would ban abortion after 20 weeks in Wisconsin said this week that medical professionals did not help write the legislation.

The New Awful

One Tweet Perfectly Summarizes The Disturbing Way Republicans Mansplain Women's Bodies

Wednesday, June 3, 2015, By Alex Altman, via Mic

Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.) perfectly summarized Walker's comments on Wednesday, tweeting that the governor "is now the frontrunner to be the Todd Akin of 2016."

Demeaning Women? That Sounds Reasonable

McCrory Defends Decision to Sign Abortion Bill

Thursday, June 4, 2015, By WNCN Staff, via WNCN

Gov. Pat McCrory said Thursday that he will sign the abortion bill when it reaches his desk. The bill extends the waiting period for getting an abortion from 24 hours to 72 hours.

...When running for office, McCrory was asked, just weeks before the election, what further restrictions he would put on abortion. "None," he answered.


Take THAT, #JunkScience!

Doctors Sue Arizona Over Abortion Law That Forces Doctors To Lie To Patients

Thursday, June 4, 2015, By Kim Bellware, via Huffington Post

A new Arizona law would unconstitutionally force doctors to lie to their patients about the reversibility of medical abortions, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court Thursday by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of Planned Parenthood and various Arizona health care providers.


Are You Smarter Than A Gynotician?

Quiz: Wacky $#!@ Gynoticians Say

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