Mike Pence is the original crusader against Planned Parenthood, and he’s fought for years to deny women access to safe, legal abortion. Pence’s record is the reason Donald Trump picked him to be his vice presidential running mate.
Today a congressional committee is hearing another attempt to ban safe, legal abortion: the Franks bill (PRENDA HR 4924), which targets and discriminates against women of color and immigrant women. But that's not all. The bill also furthers dangerous cultural stereotypes around these communities by purporting to ban abortion based on race or sex.
Gynotician governors keep thinking they can get away with putting politics between women and their doctors. But reproductive rights advocates are giving gynotician governors a taste of their own medicine.
Already, Indiana faces some of the strictest abortion laws in the country, yet this law was signed against the recommendations of leading medical experts, disability rights advocates, and members of the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus.