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Republican Governor Vetoes Rape Victims Rights Bill

via Alas, a blog I’m late posting this story, but Pseudo-Adrianne’s post earlier today reminded me of it. Earlier this month, Colorado G
I’m late posting this story, but
Pseudo-Adrianne’s post earlier today reminded me of it.
Earlier this month, Colorado Governor Bill Owens
vetoed a bill that would have required hospitals to tell rape victims about emergency contraception.
The bill would not have required hospitals to perform abortions; the bill would not have required hospitals to dispense drugs they found morally objectionable; the bill would have given health care professionals the right to refuse to participate in procedures they found morally objectionable. The bill would only have required hospitals to let rape victims know that the option exists, so that rape victims would have the freedom to decide for themselves...
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