Blumenthal To Back Reproductive Rights Bill

by Categorized: 2014 Election, Richard Blumenthal Date:

\"blumyOn Wednesday afternoon, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal will join other legislators to introduce a bill designed to override states acting to restrict access to abortion. His office says that the new \”Women\’s Health Protection Act\”

… would protect a woman’s right to safe and legal abortion by preempting restrictive regulations and laws—such as those in place in states including Texas and Wisconsin—intended to curtail reproductive health services for women. This legislation would prohibit laws that impose burdensome requirements on access to women’s health such as requiring doctors to perform tests and procedures that doctors deemed unnecessary in their professional opinion.

Here\’s the bill.

 

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