Tag: Fetal Remains

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Utah Legislature passes elective abortion ban but mandatory ultrasound bill stalls in House

This article originally appeared in the Deseret News. Read it in its entirety here. SALT LAKE CITY — Several minutes after it was brought to the floor for final approval of Senate amendments, a bill requiring doctors to show a woman her ultrasound before performing an abortion was put on hold in the House. Sponsor Rep. Steve Christiansen, R-West Jordan, told the Deseret News that it

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Fetal remains bill gains final passage in Utah Legislature

This article originally appeared in the Salt Lake Tribune. Read it in its entirety here. A requirement that health care facilities dispose of fetal remains by burial or cremation passed the Utah Legislature on Friday after lawmakers reinstated the two-option mandate for cases of miscarriage in addition to abortion. The Utah House earlier this week modified

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Press Release: Better Utah statement on fetal remains mandate

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 4, 2020 Salt Lake City, UT – Following debate and passage of SB 67, Disposition of Fetal Remains, in the State House, Lauren Simpson, policy director for Alliance for a Better Utah, issued the following statement: “As a result of Rep. Ray Ward’s thoughtful amendment, the true intent of this

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Better Utah statement on Sen. Bramble’s abortion bill

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 10, 2020 Salt Lake City, UT – Today, SB 67 2nd Sub, Disposition of Fetal Remains, passed the Utah Senate. The bill, sponsored by Senator Bramble and Representative Lisonbee, would require a woman who has an abortion or a miscarriage in a medical facility to decide what to do with

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Utah Senate votes to require burial or cremation of fetal remains

This article originally appeared in the Salt Lake Tribune. Read it in its entirety here. Members of the Utah Senate gave an early vote of support on Monday to a bill that requires health care providers to either bury or cremate the remains of an abortion or miscarriage. Bill sponsor Sen. Curt Bramble, R-Provo, said the bill is meant to ensure that the bodies of unborn children

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Bill regulating fetal remains approved by Utah legislative panel

This article originally appeared in the Salt Lake Tribune. Read it in its entirety here. A bill requiring health care providers to either bury or cremate the fetal remains of an abortion or miscarriage, and allowing mothers to choose between those options, earned committee approval on Friday. Members of the Senate Health and Human Services

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