Legislators urged to vote against HB140
January 30, 2019
HB140 (48-hour waiting period for abortion) is an unnecessary, discriminatory bill, and an example of government overreach.
This bill requires that a woman wait at least 48 hours after receiving information about ultrasound before she is allowed to have an abortion, except when necessary to preserve the woman from an imminent peril that substantially endangers her life or health, according to appropriate medical judgment.
HB140 is unnecessary. By the time a woman finds out she is pregnant; evaluates her options; talks to her doctor, family, friends and/or clergy; makes an appointment for t...