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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Voters to Decide Whether Albuquerque Will Become First Municipality in U.S. to Adopt an Abortion Ban

Reuters: Albuquerque to put first-ever municipal abortion ban on ballot, by Carey Gillam:

(Reuters) - A bill banning abortions in Albuquerque after 20 weeks of pregnancy will be put to voters in New Mexico's most populous city in November and could become the first municipal abortion ban in the nation.

The city council voted 5-4 late on Monday to put on the ballot the "Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Ordinance," which contains few of the standard abortion exceptions seen in many states. . . .

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