Bill In The News (CBS New York):
New York has passed a new law that supporters say reaffirms women’s reproductive rights.
Critics say the law goes too far.
The law also expands who can perform procedures from beyond physicians to physicians’ assistants. Nurse practitioners and midwives can do non-surgical procedures, if they are acting in the scope of their practice. But critics say the law is just designed to expand abortion.
“When you use the term ‘health of the woman,’ that’s very elastic. That has been defined as mental health, she’s depressed she doesn’t feel good that day. We know what’s going on here. This is abortion through term,” said Bill Donohue of the Catholic League. READ MORE HERE