The state of Oklahoma would like to inform you that you are wrong.
Under the guise of obtaining informed patient consent, this new law requires doctors to withhold pregnancy termination until an ultrasound is performed. The law states that either an abdominal or vaginal ultrasound, whichever gives the best image of the fetus, must be done. Neither the patient nor the doctor can decide which type of ultrasound to use, and the patient cannot opt out of the ultrasound and still have the procedure. In effect, then, the legislature has mandated that a woman have an instrument placed in her vagina for no medical benefit. The law makes no exception for victims of rape and incest.
Can it be any clearer that abortion access is not about the precious babies, but about undermining the rights of women? What else do these jackasses have to do before people wake the fuck up?
Honestly, I swear sometimes we women should start rioting in the streets. What’s there to lose?