Anti-Abortion Movement’s New Focus: Burial And Cremation Regulations
Those who champion the rules say it is about showing respect to human beings, while abortion rights activists say they're simply imposing more obstacles on women.
Los Angeles Times:
The Latest Battlefront In The Abortion Wars: Regulations To Bury Or Cremate Fetuses
Over the last two years, at least five states have introduced requirements that healthcare facilities bury or cremate the remains from abortions, and in some cases also from miscarriages and stillbirths. The rules in Arkansas and North Carolina have already taken effect. Texas, Louisiana and Indiana are embroiled in lawsuits challenging their regulations, with a decision in the Texas case expected as soon as this week. (Zavis, 1/23)