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Ohio, Texas, and North Carolina’s lawmakers have created a new tactic in the War on Women: in an attempt to skirt around public and legislative opposition, they’ve started to introduce controversial legislation without enough time for adequate response
Last week the North Carolina state House of Representatives passed a health education bill requiring middle school students to be taught in sex-ed classes that abortion is a cause of pre-term births in future pregnancies.
Texas Lawmakers return for a second special session today to discuss an anti-abortion bill after last week’s fight to save the majority of clinics in the state.
Activists are using the hashtag #StandWithOhio on Twitter to bring attention to the issues going on in Ohio surrounding these last minute provisions that were tacked onto the state’s budget. If the recent events in Texas have shown us anything, it’s that, when it comes down to it, an assault on women’s reproductive rights will not be tolerated.
The bill is an attack on Roe v. Wade and is in conflict with the commonly upheld 24 week limit, at which point the fetus is generally considered viable, that exists in most states