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Pulitzer Prize winner Kathleen Parker focused her syndicated Washington Post column on a growing trend that has the potential to both change hearts and save lives -- Ultrasound before Abortion legislation. In her column, Parker commented that "abortion truthfully presented would eliminate itself or vastly reduce its numbers."
The column features a bill drafted by Bioethics Defense Fund, and recently signed into law by La. Governor Jindal. The column also touches on the newly enacted Oklahoma law that now faces a court challenge from the abortion industry.
Addressing powerful legislative testimony from post-abortive women, and women who had chosen life after viewing a free ultrasound, Parker concludes that "as an advocate for informed choice, I can't rationalize ignorance or denial as preferable options for women in need of sound counseling. Or for a nation that wants to make abortion rare."
The BDF/La. law gives every woman seeking abortion two chances to choose life:
Legislators and policy makers who want to pursue ultrasound legislation in their state may contact BDF Senior Counsel Dorinda Bordlee at 504-231-7234 or firstname.lastname@example.org.