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

posted on January 28, 2013

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.”

Read at Religion News Service