Posts tagged "ultrasound"

Pat Robertson: Satanic Covens Use Facebook To Curse Unborn Children

Pat Robertson, who is still somehow not dead yet, fielded a question on Tuesday morning from a viewer concerned over her daughter’s predilection for posting her ultrasound pictures on Facebook.

Robyn Pennacchia | February 17, 2015 - 4:40 pm

Texas Congressman Says We Should Ban Abortion Because Fetuses Masturbate

Frisky staffers are not the only ones finding pleasure with their hands between their legs. According to former OB/GYN and now Texas Congressman Micheal Burgess (a Republican, natch), male fetuses…

Daley Quinn | June 18, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Michigan Republicans Think Women Should Be Forced To Have Invasive, Medically Unnecessary Transvaginal Ultrasounds Before An Abortion

Women would be forced to have invasive, medically unnecessary transvaginal ultrasounds two hours before having an abortion if Republicans in Michigan get their way. A male Republican in Michigan’s state…

Jessica Wakeman | February 7, 2013 - 1:40 pm

A 3D Replica Of Your Fetus Is A Thing You Can Get

No, that’s not the world’s creepiest ice cube — it’s “Shape Of An Angel,” a 3D ultrasound. An MRI scans your fetus and a tiny replica is printed out in…

Jessica Wakeman | August 2, 2012 - 10:20 am

Whoa, Check Out “Texas Observer”‘s Provocative Cover On Anti-Abortion Politics

Tell us what you really think, Texas Observer. This is the magazine’s April 2012 cover: a provocative rebuke to Texas’ forced ultrasound law for women seeking an abortion and just…

Jessica Wakeman | March 30, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Idaho To Vote On Bill Forcing Ultrasound Before Abortion

Idaho’s state senate may vote as early as today on a bill that will force women to get a medically unnecessary ultrasound before terminating an unwanted pregnancy. Anti-abortion activists say…

Jessica Wakeman | March 19, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Virginia Advances Anti-Abortion “Fetal Personhood” And “Transvaginal Ultrasound” Bills

Virginia politicians advanced two extreme and extremely disturbing anti-abortion bills yesterday — Valentine’s Day, for God’s sake! One is a so-called “fetal personhood” amendment, which would criminalize all abortions by…

Jessica Wakeman | February 15, 2012 - 1:20 pm

The Soapbox: On The 39th Anniversary Of “Roe Vs. Wade”

Yesterday, on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, I stopped to be grateful. I am grateful that my 22-year-old daughter has the right to her reproductive freedom and access to…

Andy Kopsa | January 23, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Pennsylvania House To Introduce Anti-Abortion Ultrasound Bill

Pennsylvania’s state House of Representatives will soon introduce an anti-abortion bill that requires a woman seeking an abortion have an ultrasound 24 hours before the procedure. The doctor is…

Jessica Wakeman | October 11, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: North Carolina’s Ultrasound Before Abortion Law Challenged

The ACLU and several other rights groups have filed a lawsuit against North Carolina’s new state law requiring a pregnant woman receive an ultrasound and hear an explanation about…

Jessica Wakeman | October 4, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Anti-Abortion Activists Bring Ultrasounds To Congress

Anti-abortion activists will bring their “Voices from the Womb” project to Capital Hill on October 13 when they perform ultrasounds on expectant mothers to “introduce” congressional employees to fetuses at…

Jessica Wakeman | September 19, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Doctors Can’t Force Texas Women To View Ultrasound Before Abortions, Judge Rules

A federal judge has struck down parts of an extreme Texas law going that would require a doctor to show a woman — including a rape victim — an ultrasound,…

Jessica Wakeman | August 31, 2011 - 5:30 pm

Michigan Bill Would Require Doctors Offer “Keepsake Ultrasounds” To Women Seeking Abortions

There’s a now famous spoof from The Onion News Network about a fake Arkansas law that would require women to pick a baby name and paint her nursery pink or…

Jessica Wakeman | April 26, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Florida Wants Women To View Ultrasound Before An Abortion

The “Woman’s Right to Know Act” sounds so innocuous, doesn’t it? Of course women have a right to know! Alas, when it comes to restricting abortion access, it’s never innocuous.

Jessica Wakeman | March 24, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Texas Politicians Want Rape Victims To Hear Description Of Fetus, Get Ultrasound Before Abortion

Texas, you are rivaling South Dakota in anti-abortion suckitude: the state’s House of Representatives approved anti-abortion legislation that many would call downright cruel. A woman who is a victim of…

Jessica Wakeman | March 8, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Will Texas Make Abortion More Difficult For Women?

Texas’ state senate passed a bill last night which requires a woman seeking an abortion to have an ultrasound and be read a physical description of the fetus’ current development.

Jessica Wakeman | February 18, 2011 - 7:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Don’t Abort The Next Son Of God, Ladies!

Be careful, pro-choice, ladies: you could be aborting the next son of God! [USA Today]
A source claims Google gave a $6 million bonus to a female engineer who was…

Jessica Wakeman | November 23, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Missouri Women Seeking Abortion Must Legally Be Told Life Begins At Conception

A Missouri law will go into effect August 28 that requires doctors to give women seeking an abortion a pamphlet that reads, “The life of each human being begins…

Jessica Wakeman | July 15, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: North Dakota Clinic Tries To Stop Mandatory Ultrasounds Before Abortions

The only abortion clinic in North Dakota wants thwart a state law requiring them to show a pregnant woman an ultrasound 24 hours before her abortion is scheduled. [Feministing]…

Jessica Wakeman | July 25, 2009 - 11:00 am

Cell Phone Works As An Ultrasound Machine

Washington University engineers have figured out how to turn a smartphone into an ultrasound machine. This cellphone displays data from a USB ultrasound probe, which could allow for increased prenatal…

Annika Harris | May 13, 2009 - 6:30 pm