First the bad news: Despite very compelling testimony in committee and on both House and Senate Floors, Sen. Curt Bramble’s S.B. 234 passed. If Governor Herbert signs it into law, Utah will be the first state to mandate that anesthesia is given to a woman (without her consent) who terminates her pregnancy at 20 weeks.
When did our legislature lose sight of the truth? Politics behind policy making has gone too far. Our legislators refuse to listen to the truth and reason, but instead pass laws to score political points. Medical experts from Intermountain Healthcare and the University Medical Center testified about the risks that that S.B. 234 would create
With only two weeks left in the session, Representative Curtis Oda has released his Abortion Amendments bill, or H. B. 442. Let there be no mistake — H.B. 442 would ban surgical abortion in Utah. The bill is unconstitutional, and incredibly offensive to women and the doctors who provide compassionate care to their patients every