Pro-Lifers get Web-Savvy

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Oct. 9 2009 10:17 AM

Pro-Lifers get Web-Savvy

A new Oklahoma law requires women getting abortions to fill out a questionnaire, which will then be posted online. For research purposes, of course. A brilliant move on the pro-lifers' part, I have to admit. What would make a woman in such a situation blanch more than the possibility of all her neighbors knowing. As Tres Sugar notes:

Even though the questionnaire does not ask for name or address, the first eight questions alone most likely would be enough to identify a woman in a town of 200 or less.

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Hanna Rosin is the founder of DoubleX and a writer for the Atlantic. She is also the author of The End of Men. Follow her on Twitter.

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