N.M. Bill Would Prevent Abortions After Rape as “Evidence Tampering”

USA Today’s Michael Winter reports on a proposed New Mexico bill that has drawn criticism because it could be interpreted to construe abortion after rape or incest as evidence tampering, resulting in a felony conviction with a three-year sentence. But, Cathrynn N. Brown, the state representative who introduced the bill, says the bill’s intent “is solely to deter rape and cases of incest.”

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