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Demand Women not be Legally Raped and Traumatized by the State of Texas!

"Under a new law that took effect three weeks ago with the strong backing of Gov. Rick Perry, she first must typically endure an ultrasound probe inserted into her vagina. Then she listens to the audio thumping of the fetal heartbeat and watches the fetus on an ultrasound screen.

She must listen to a doctor explain the body parts and internal organs of the fetus as they’re shown on the monitor. She signs a document saying that she understands all this, and it is placed in her medical files. Finally, she goes home and must wait 24 hours before returning to get the abortion.

“It’s state-sanctioned abuse,” said Dr. Curtis Boyd, a Texas physician who provides abortions," (wrote Nicholas Kristof in his justifiably outraged op ed).  

These state-sanctioned rapes must not continue!  We must move to act on their behalf, and so on behalf of all women in America.

These rapes must be stopped immediately!

Letter to
President Barack Obama
I just signed the following petition addressed to: President Barack Obama.

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Dear President Obama,

Demand women not be legally raped and traumatized by the state of Texas!

"Under a new law that took effect three weeks ago with the strong backing of Gov. Rick Perry, she first must typically endure an ultrasound probe inserted into her vagina. Then she listens to the audio thumping of the fetal heartbeat and watches the fetus on an ultrasound screen.

She must listen to a doctor explain the body parts and internal organs of the fetus as they’re shown on the monitor. She signs a document saying that she understands all this, and it is placed in her medical files. Finally, she goes home and must wait 24 hours before returning to get the abortion.

“It’s state-sanctioned abuse,” said Dr. Curtis Boyd, a Texas physician who provides abortions," (wrote Nicholas Kristof in his justifiably outraged op ed).

These state-sanctioned rapes must not continue! You must move to act on their behalf, and so on behalf of all women in America.

These rapes must be stopped immediately!
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Sincerely,