It’s a TRAP: Targeting clinic code requirements

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They’re frequently identified as “Women’s Health and Safety” laws, but a growing number of laws regulating abortion providers are more accurately called TRAP laws — Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers. They’re aimed at stopping abortion by making them logistically impossible — shutting down clinics — rather than flat-out illegal. You can generally recognize a TRAP law when the regulations treat a procedure that’s generally less hazardous than a tooth extraction as if it were more dangerous than a limb reattachment. . . .

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