Oklahoma has again tinkered with the decision process leading to an abortion. Under a new law, a woman would be required to go through an ultrasound procedure and given the chance to see the fetus that she is aborting.
The Senate Bill 1878 extends prior laws under which a woman must be told where to find information about fetal development. Previously, she was told where she could go for an ultrasound.
Thirteen states have laws that require that doctors make ultrasounds available, but now Oklahoma would make it mandatory. This one is ripe for challenge due to the criticism that it is trying to make the process more difficult for the woman.
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