Arizona passes sweeping anti-abortion bill banning procedure for genetic issues

Under bill signed by the governor, doctors can in some cases face felony charges for performing the procedure

Associated Press
Wed 28 Apr 2021

Arizona’s governor has signed a sweeping anti-abortion bill that bans the procedure if the woman is seeking it solely because a fetus has a genetic abnormality such as Down’s syndrome.

Doctors who perform an abortion solely because the child has a survivable genetic issue can face felony charges. The proposal also contains a range of other provisions sought by abortion opponents.

Continued: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/apr/27/arizona-anti-abortion-bill-downs-syndrome