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3 Jewish Women File Suit Against Kentucky Abortion Bans on Religious Grounds

posted on October 11, 2022

Yonat Shimron of Religion News Service reports, “Three Jewish women in Kentucky have filed a lawsuit arguing that their religious rights are being violated by a set of state laws that ban most abortions.” The plaintiffs argue that the laws are based on the Christian understanding that life begins at fertilization, which infringes on their differing religious beliefs. Lisa Sobel, one of the plaintiffs, said, “If you’re Jewish, you’re having a very narrowly defined idea of when life begins imposed on you that is incongruent with our religious beliefs of when life begins.”

Read at Religion News Service