Lawmakers don’t belong in the exam room, especially when they’re legislating against safe, legal procedures.
Would you want a politician or special interest lobbyist standing in the exam room while you and your doctor discuss the best, safest medical care for you and your family? Of course not. But that’s exactly what some Michigan Republicans are trying to do, especially after this week’s vote by the Michigan House Criminal Justice Committee that advances bills to criminalize a safe, legal abortion procedure.
So concerned citizens and legislators are speaking out.
Following yesterday’s committee vote, I heard from Lindsey Flaquer, a first-year medical student at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.…