If you’re in San Francisco, tune into 91.7 FM for Your Call at 10 am today, wherein I’ll be on the radio show talking about reproductive rights, joined by Jodi Jacobson from Reproductive Health Reality Check. You can also listen online from anywhere in the world.
In the meantime, bone up on just what a shitshow Texas is by reading my latest piece for RHRC, “The Sad State of the State.”
Last month, when news spread that Virginia legislators were considering a forced trans-vaginal ultrasound bill, the uproar was loud, clear and immediate: women would never stand for this invasive and unnecessary law. Politicos and pop-culture icons alike spoke out against the Republican-lead legislation. What kind of world are we living in, reasonable people wondered, when “informed consent” is tantamount to state-sanctioned rape?
Here’s what kind of world: the kind wherein a mandatory ultrasound law scads worse than the proposed Virginia bill has already been in place for five months. In Texas.
Click over to RHRC to read it all.