May 2, 2019

A US appeals court upholds use of technology to inform choice in abortion

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, in EMW Women’s Surgical Ctr. vs. Beshear et. al, recently decided that a statute is constitutional under Supreme Court precedents if it “requires the disclosure of truthful, non-misleading, and relevant information about an abortion.”

This important case, celebrated by pro-life advocates, upheld a Kentucky law requiring doctors to conduct an ultrasound, and thereafter offer to show and to explain to the patients the images taken, as well permitting the patient to hear the fetal heartbeat of the unborn life in utero, all at least 24 hours prior to having an abortion performed.  Click here for more.