AUSTIN, Texas (EWTN News)—A federal appeals court has upheld a Texas law requiring a sonogram for women considering abortion.
The ruling is “a victory for all who stand in defense of life,” Texas Gov. Rick Perry said on Jan. 10.
“Every life lost to abortion is a tragedy, and this important sonogram legislation ensures that every Texas woman seeking an abortion has all the facts about the life she is carrying and understands the devastating impact of such a life-ending decision,” he said.
Under the law, doctors must conduct a sonogram on a woman seeking an abortion at least 24 hours before the procedure. The doctor must provide the woman with the opportunity to see the results and to hear...READ MORE