Friday, March 16, 2012
This is being circulated far and wide today and with very good reason. As Cesca rightly says, it's the most important -- certainly the most infuriating -- thing you'll read all day.
Published in the Texas Observer, it's the very personal story of the torment and heartbreak -- the heartbreak on top of heartbreak -- that a woman and her family were forced to endure at the hands of Texas's despicably draconian pre-abortion sonogram law.
This is what a growing number of Republican lawmakers are trying to do. This is their idea of smaller, less intrusive government: forcing their way into the space between a doctor and a woman, and into the most personal and often emotionally devastating decision a woman will ever make.
But remember, you can always just close your eyes.
The Texas Observer: "No Choice": One Woman's Ordeal with Texas' New Sonogram Law/3.15.12