Sunday, February 5, 2006

Kentucky and Ohio Legislators File Abortion Bills Intended To Challenge Roe v. Wade

Legislators in Ohio and Kentucky have filed bills that are apparently intended to provoke court challenges that the proponents hope will lead to the Supreme Court reversing itself on Roe v. Wade.  Both proposals would make it a felony to perform an abortion or to provide abortion-inducing drugs.  Source:  Stephenie Steitzer, The Kentucky Post, cincypost.com. The news story may be found here (last visited February 5, 2006, reo). A copy of Kentucky House Bill 489 as proposed may be found here (last visited February 5, 2006, reo).  A copy of Ohio House Bill 228 as introduced may be found here.

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