Abortion guidelines are more stringent than actual legislation
Pregnant women who are at risk of suicide but do not express suicidal intent will not have access to an abortion.
Pregnant women who are at risk of suicide but do not express suicidal intent will not have access to an abortion, Doctors For Choice warned over the weekend.
The explicit reference to “suicidal intent” in guidelines for the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act, which were published on Friday, states that suicidal intent must be required for doctors to certify eligibility to an abortion.
Doctors For Choice said this placed a higher threshold...
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