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Thursday, June 6, 2013

AZ Abortion Ban

From Fox News:

A federal court Tuesday struck down Arizona's ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy absent a medical emergency.

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the law violated a woman's constitutionally protected right to terminate a pregnancy before a fetus is able to survive outside the womb. "Viability" of a fetus is generally considered to start at 24 weeks. Normal pregnancies run about 40 weeks.

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Arizona lawmakers have promulgated a lot of conservative legislation in recent years. This abortion bill is a prime example.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Lawyer | Jun 7, 2013 8:11:40 PM

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