Posts Tagged ‘abortion’

Gov. Brown signs bill allowing nurses to perform abortions

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

A bill allowing nurse practitioners to perform abortions was signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown this week. AB 154 by Assemblywoman Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, will allow nurse practitioners, certified nurse-midwives and physician assistants to perform abortions. Ironically, the 1973  Supreme...

9th Circuit assaults 1st Amendment

Monday, September 2nd, 2013
9th circuit court seal

  The federal 9th Circuit Court is known for its tyrannical ways. Now it has upheld California's tyrannical ban on so-called "gay-to-straight therapy" for children. The law, passed last year, on its face violates the 1st Amendment right to freedom of speech and freedom of religion. Now th...

CMA both for and against expanding non-physicians’ role

Saturday, August 10th, 2013

The California Medical Association is both for and against allowing non-physicians to expand the kind of medical procedures they are allowed to perform. Assemblywoman Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, is pushing AB 154 to allow nurses, midwives and physician assistants to perform abortions. [caption ...

Bills would remove doctors from abortion process

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

June 4, 2013 By Katy Grimes While other states have been passing laws restricting when a woman can have an abortion, for several years California politicians have been trying to move legislation in the other direction. Taking up efforts defeated last year, Assemblywoman Toni Atkins, D-San Dieg...

Abortion expansion bill gasps for life

Friday, April 27th, 2012

April 27, 2012 By Dave Roberts California women abort their unborn children at a significantly higher rate than the rest of the country, accounting for nearly one in five abortions in the United States. But for many Democratic politicians and abortion providers there aren’t enough abortions in t...

New Legislation Impacts ‘Unborn’

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Katy Grimes: California's liberal politicians have been raging publibly for the last several weeks because the head of the Department of Fish and Game legally killed a cougar while on a hunting trip in Idaho. They are outraged and have demanded his resignation. But, now California liberal politi...