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Thursday, January 24, 2013

New Mexico Bill Would Criminalize as "Tampering with Evidence" Abortions Caused By Rape

In case anyone was under the misconception that male Republicans were getting the message about abortion and rape:

The Huffington Post: New Mexico Bill Would Criminalize Abortions After Rape as 'Tampering With Evidence', by Laura Bassett:

A Republican lawmaker in New Mexico introduced a bill on Wednesday that would legally require victims of rape to carry their pregnancies to term in order to use the fetus as evidence for a sexual assault trial. . . .

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/2013/01/new-mexico-bill-seeks-to-criminalize-women-who-abort-pregnancies-caused-by-rape.html

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