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Amdt 1923 - Exceptions to Abortion Ban in Cases of Rape or Incest Amendment - Key Vote

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Amendment - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (17-20) - (Key vote)

Title: Exceptions to Abortion Ban in Cases of Rape or Incest Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that makes exceptions to the abortion ban when it is to save the womanÂ’s life or in the cases of incest or rape. The amendment specifies that in the cases of rape an abortion may only be performed if the rape victim receives a physical examination within five days of the rape, reports the rape to law enforcement within seven days and obtains the abortion within thirteen weeks of conception.

Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Exceptions to Abortion Ban in Cases of Rape or Incest Amendment

Sponsors

  • Joel T. Chaisson II (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
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