Thursday, April 7, 2016

Arkansas legislature continues to overrule doctors on medical practice

Posted By on Thu, Apr 7, 2016 at 12:43 PM

A split state Medical Board voted today to fold to the legislature on the practice of medicine by referring in abortion regulations to the legislatively preferred "unborn child" and "unborn human individual" rather than fetus.

These regulations cover laws that, in part, have already been ruled unconstitutional. These rules including mandate of a scientifically rejected protocol for administering the pills used to induce miscarriages in the first eight weeks of pregnancy. The preferred protocol has now been approved by the FDA, but it isn't likely to sway the doctors in the Arkansas legislature.

The next logical step would be to grant estate property rights to zygotes.

Tags: , , , , ,

Favorite

Speaking of...

Comments (6)

Showing 1-6 of 6

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-6 of 6

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

Readers also liked…

  • Maddie's Place makes a believer out of a skeptic

    After a long hiatus, I return to Maddie's Place in Riverdale and find the food is a lot tastier than I remembered.
    • Aug 19, 2015
  • Women's March planned in Arkansas to mark Trump inauguration

    Speaking of Donald Trump and in answer to a reader's question: There will be a women's march in Arkansas on Jan. 21, the day after inauguration, as well as the national march planned in Washington.
    • Dec 30, 2016
  • Matt Campbell files ethics complaint against Dennis Milligan

    Little Rock attorney and blogger Matt Campbell, whose knack for deep research brought down Mark Darr, Mike Maggio and Dexter Suggs, now has his sights trained on another worthy target. Today, he filed a 113-page ethics complaint against state Treasurer Dennis Milligan that includes 14 separate allegations.
    • Aug 20, 2015

Most Shared

Visit Arkansas

Forest bathing is the Next Big Thing

Forest bathing is the Next Big Thing

Arkansas is the perfect place to try out this new health trend. Read all about the what, why, where and how here.

Most Viewed

Most Recent Comments

Blogroll

 

© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation