Abortion: Would GOP Bill Make It Harder For Missouri Women To Access Services?
Gianino says this added requirement is not needed.
"We shouldn't have politicians pretending to be physicians," she says, arguing that there is no medical justification for this proposal and that women are already given very specific instructions and education about the various steps involved.
And it's actually preferable that women are not traveling during the second part of the process.
"We want women...in the privacy of their home," she says.
If made into law, some women might have no choice but to avoid it altogether.
"I have no doubt that this would take that option away from some women," she says.
Here's the draft bill.