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What does IDX stand for?

IDX stands for Intact Dilation and Extraction (type of abortion)

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Supreme Court endorsed this strategy of demonizing women in order to disenfranchise them when it upheld the federal ban on intact dilation and extraction, a rarely used method of abortion.
The latest attempt to ban the intact dilation and extraction procedure--called "partial birth abortion" by its critics--has become law in Michigan, but is likely to be challenged in court before it ever takes effect.
The ban on the procedure, known medically as intact dilation and extraction and by opponents as ``partial-birth'' abortion, passed the House by a vote of 296-132, more than the 290 needed for an override.
Neither side discussed alternatives to intact dilation and extraction that can sound equally gruesome, such as internal dismemberment of the fetus.
No matter what your position on intact dilation and extraction - the medical name for the procedure opponents call partial-birth abortion - everyone loses if the Justice Department is allowed to undermine the privacy of personal medical records.