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Louisiana advances bill to criminalize abortion in wake of Supreme Court leak

CLIP05/05/22
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If Roe v. Wade is overturned, abortion would immediately be outlawed in Louisiana. The state legislature advanced a bill yesterday that would charge mothers and providers with homicide. The group that helped write the bill says they are working with at least a dozen other states on anti-abortion legislation. Some states are taking action to expand access to abortion, as Senate Democrats’ effort to pass legislation is expected to fail.

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