Cal Thomas has a good post on a judge's injunction in support of the ACLU's lawsuit to block North Carolina's quite reasonable effort to require pre-natal ultrasound prior to an abortion, to show the mother just
So what's the objection to orally and visually disclosing to a woman seeking an abortion what's inside her womb? Judge Eagles' decision, and the rationale behind it, is unabashedly political. How can more speech containing factual information violate the First Amendment, which is all about protecting, not restricting, speech?
The only way abortion can remain common is if women remain ignorant of what abortion really is. The ultrasound requirement is good medicine and indispensible for informed consent to a procedure that isn't successful unless it kills a child.