partial-birth abortion

North Country
9:15 am
Thu June 28, 2012

How North Country Legislators Voted on Partial-Birth Aborton Veto

North Country representatives overwhelmingly voted on Wednesday to override Gov. Lynch’s veto of a bill banning partial-birth abortions.

As NHPR reported Lynch vetoed the bill saying it was unnecessary because such procedures are already prohibited under federal law.

The governor also expressed concern about a provision that would require a second opinion before a woman could receive the procedure even if her life were threatened by the pregnancy.

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