ACLU: Anti-abortion bills assume women can't make sound judgmentsQuicklink submitted by Amanda Lang Permalink
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|In a video released on Monday, Maria Kayanan of the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida decried legislation in the state's legislature that would restrict women's access to abortion.
"The House Subcommittee is hearing three separate abortion bills, all of which seek to intrude into a very difficult personal private medical decision that should remain between a woman, her doctor, her family and her faith," she said.
"One of the core missions of the ACLU is to protect the reproductive rights of women," Kayanan continued. "A woman should be able to decide whether and when to bare a family. If she decides to bare children, she should have the absolute best prenatal care available. If she decides not to go through with the pregnancy, she should have safe and legal access to good medical care. These bills all impede those rights and intrude upon the doctor-patient relationship...
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