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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:

I am writing in grateful response to the recent restraining order on Wyoming’s trigger abortion ban. District Judge Melissa Owens objected to the Wyoming legislature’s automatic refutation of a woman’s right to determine her own health decisions, after hearing a Jackson OB/GYN and her patient argue a most valid point.

That the ban violates a tenet in the Wyoming Constitution, regarding an individual’s right to make our own health care decisions, seems secondary, if confusing – seat belts, speed limits and vaccines notwithstanding. By illustration, in 1976 I learned the hard way th...

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