All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘ultrasound’

Jill Dillard (Jill Duggar) and Hubby Learn Baby’s Gender

Jill Dillard (formerly Jill Duggar) and her husband Derick Dillard of 19 Kids and Counting fame have learned the gender of their unborn baby. They’re having a boy. E! News reports that three of Jill’s siblings were there with her and Derick when they learned whether their baby was a boy or a girl. Joy Duggar, who is 16, James …

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Oklahoma Ultrasound Case: Law Remains Struck Down

NewsOK.com, along with Reuters and the AP, report that the U.S. Supreme Court declined any review of a 2012 Oklahoma Supreme Court decision to strike down the law that forced any woman who wanted to abort their fetus to be shown a live ultrasound of that fetus and have it explained by a doctor. By declining to review Pruitt v. …

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Doctor Who’s Sonic Screwdriver Invented By Scottish Scientists

It’s always fun when scientists manage to duplicate our favorite gadgets from sci-fi. Even if they what they make isn’t exactly the same as it is in our franchise of choice, it’s nice to know that there are those in the scientific community who not only share our geeky interests but have the technical know-how to make it happen. Whether …

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Doonesbury Comic Satirizes New Abortion Laws, Pulled From Comics Page

Doonesbury is a long running comic strip, written by Garry Trudeau for over 40 years. Never shying away from hot political topics, Trudeau has caused some controversy with today’s strip. It’s in regards to the hot button issue of requiring women seeking abortions to undergo ultrasounds before going through with the procedure. I won’t even bother summarizing it, as you …

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