Republicans employ new ‘extremely aggressive’ tactics to ban abortion

Bills that ban abortion and punish women and doctors under murder statutes have shown up in state legislatures recently

Jessica Glenza
Fri 12 Feb 2021

At a church-style rally in Arizona, the state Republican lawmaker Walter Blackman described his “perfect” legislative proposal: to prosecute women who have abortions for homicide alongside the doctors who provide them.

Such a bill would be patently unconstitutional in the US – but for anti-abortion rights activists like Blackman that’s the point.

Continued: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/feb/12/anti-abortion-activists-womens-rights