Blackburn introducing ‘Women’s Right to Know Act’ to promote ‘informed consent’ for women seeking abortion

Sen. Marsha Blackburn is introducing a bill on Thursday that aims to ensure “informed consent” for women seeking an abortion procedure.

The legislation, titled the “Women’s Right to Know Act,” was introduced in 2020 by Sens. Kelly Loeffler and Blackburn but failed to pass committee. Blackburn is reintroducing the bill, which, if approved, would require providers to explain “all medical risks” associated with an abortion procedure being requested, to explain the gestational age and development features of the fetus at the time, and to provide that information at least 24 hours in advance of the procedure.

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