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Old 06-08-2019, 12:02 PM
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Missouri's Department of Health has mandated a medically unnecessary pelvic exam of women seeking abortion that in any other state would be prosecuted as sexual assault.

I highly recommend watching this entire segment of the Rachel Maddow show that covers this issue in Missouri as it related to the last remaining abortion clinic. If you can't watch the entire thing then pick it up at about the nine minute mark.

https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/...on-61462597599

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"State-Sanctioned Sexual Assault" is Missouri’s Latest Attack on Abortion Access

Missouri is continuously attempting to eviscerate legal abortion access in the state despite the temporary non-closure of their last clinic providing such services, a Planned Parenthood in St. Louis. How are they doing this, exactly? Through a series of legal requirements aimed at making the process of getting an abortion as difficult and uncomfortable as possible. The latest addition to this targeted attack on reproductive rights is a mandatory, a.k.a nonconsensual, pelvic exam to be given to every patient before the 72-hour waiting period conditional for an abortion in Missouri. The timing of these invasive and medically unnecessary examinations are deliberately intended to traumatize those seeking to end their pregnancy right before a three-day-long "punitive" waiting period, in which the government forces women to take time to reconsider what is already, for many, an incredibly difficult decision.

What's telling about the requirement imposed on the sole surviving clinic in the state is that it isn't even a result of the so-called moral or ideological claims attached to the pro-life movement, but rather the product of the increasingly political licensing battle with the clinic itself as Missouri's government attempts to make abortion inaccessible statewide. On May 22, Planned Parenthood agreed to comply with state regulations enforcing pelvic exams, which Missouri’s health department claims “could increase the safety of the procedure,” according to The Mercury. Could.

On the other hand, Dr. Amy Addante, an actual physician in the St. Louis clinic that provides abortions tweeted on June 3, that she “was forced by the state of Missouri to perform an unnecessary pelvic exam on a patient...She is heartbroken over her situation, and I was forced to do an invasive, uncomfortable exam. It broke me as a physician to do this to her.”

Let’s be clear about exactly what’s happening here. Dr. Colleen McNicholas, an obstetrician at the St. Louis Planned Parenthood chapter, puts it best, telling Rachel Maddow that “we either have to ask patients to subject themselves to a state-sanctioned, essentially, sexual assault, or they can’t have an abortion here in Missouri.” This ultimatum set by the government requires that women, who often have histories of trauma and assault, go through examinations that could potentially retraumatize or trigger them. It also forces doctors to knowingly and unwillingly violate their patients in order to be able to provide their services.
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Let's also be clear that pelvic exams are being conducted when there's a medical necessity by the clinic and they occur on the day of the abortion. These mandated earlier exams are completely unnecessary from a medical perspective.

In any other state where a doctor inserts their fingers or instruments into a woman's virginal passage without a clear medical purpose it's considered to be sexual assault and they're arrested but in Missouri it's being mandated by the state.

This takes the Missouri GOP into uncharted waters where now they're mandating sexual assault against women that would violate state laws throughout the rest of the United States.
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OOOOH. The airport security perverts are going to get jealous.
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"She is heartbroken over her situation, and I was forced to do an invasive, uncomfortable exam. It broke me as a physician to do this to her.”
This doctor beats all transgenders for the title of "Grand Drama Queen...

A "pelvic exam" is intrusive, but the procedure performed AFTER the pelvic exam, where a vacuum is inserted into the vagina to suction and rip apart a baby in a bloody and vile display?...That's A-OK...
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Missouri's Department of Health has mandated a medically unnecessary pelvic exam of women seeking abortion that in any other state would be prosecuted as sexual assault.

I highly recommend watching this entire segment of the Rachel Maddow show that covers this issue in Missouri as it related to the last remaining abortion clinic. If you can't watch the entire thing then pick it up at about the nine minute mark.

https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/...on-61462597599

Or you can read the following:


https://bust.com/feminism/196077-pel...-abortion.html

Let's also be clear that pelvic exams are being conducted when there's a medical necessity by the clinic and they occur on the day of the abortion. These mandated earlier exams are completely unnecessary from a medical perspective.

In any other state where a doctor inserts their fingers or instruments into a woman's virginal passage without a clear medical purpose it's considered to be sexual assault and they're arrested but in Missouri it's being mandated by the state.

This takes the Missouri GOP into uncharted waters where now they're mandating sexual assault against women that would violate state laws throughout the rest of the United States.
If abortions were performed with some sort or lazer pointed at the womb and the baby inside was turned into dust I could see abortions whining over an additional intrusive procedure. Also the vast majority of abortions are performed for no medical purpose. They are performed as a means of birth control and nothing more. So Rachael Madcow can save her false hysterics for other abortion supporting scum.
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