Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue on Tuesday signed legislation that would require a 24-hour waiting period for women who have abortions and tighten parental notification requirements for minors studied the procedure, the Atlanta. Journal-Constitution reported. This measure requires women to abortion of the medical risks of the procedure are informed, the gestational age of the fetus, Experienced information about possible fetal pain during an abortion and alternatives to the procedure. Women then have until 24 hours before an abortion to wait . Occurs , the new law into effect immediately.
‘Perdue also said that the law is ensure that young people ‘do not meet alone with this decision ‘and ‘ ‘the loving support and guidance they need ‘(Petty, AP / Macon Telegraph, abortion – rights opponents ‘hailed ‘the new law, they say, think it will help increase the number of abortions a year Georgia, 545 in 2003, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports was reduced. However, Abortion rights activist said the law is ‘unnecessary’and ‘could hinder the ability of health care services ‘, according to the Journal-Constitution (Salzer, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, ‘kaisernetwork.org Courtesy of kaisernetwork.org You can reprint the entire Kaiser Daily Reproductive Health Report view search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at Kaiser Daily Reproductive Health Report is published for kaisernetwork.org a free service of the Henry J.. Continue reading