Marshall lawmaker files bill to ban elective abortions after 20th week based on fetus pain
by AnnistonStar
 Around the State
Feb 28, 2011 | 1024 views |  0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend | print | permalink

A Marshall County legislator has prefiled a bill that would prohibit elective abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy based on what he called "scientific evidence" showing an unborn fetus feels pain.

The bill by newly-elected Rep. Kerry Rich, R-Albertville, would require abortion practitioners to determine the age of a fetus prior to an abortion.

Read the full story from The Huntsville Times.

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