HOW DOES TAMMY FRANKS NEW LAW COMPARE WITH THE USA?
None of these health safety provisions will be provided for women in SA, as they are in the States
Allowing only physicians to perform abortions.
In 38 states, the law permits only licensed physicians to provide abortions.
Ambulatory surgical centre standards.
Since 2010, states have moved to strongly regulate the facilities where abortion services are performed to ensure women’s safety.
Mandatory waiting periods [for women’s emotional health]
27 states require women to wait between 18 hours and three days (not including weekends or holidays) after pre-abortion
18 states have moved to ban the use of telemedicine to administer medication abortion
Banning abortion at 20 weeks or more.
17 states have moved to ban abortions at or after 20 weeks post-fertilization.
Tammy Franks bill proposes one of the most unregulated abortion laws in the world.
– Up to birth
– For any reason
– No doctors’ consent required
– Opens the way for sex selection abortion
– Abortion Pills taken without adequate medical supervision