Ariz. Law Bans Abortions Based on Race or Gender

Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 08:42 AM

 

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PHOENIX — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed legislation to ban abortions for people who want them over ethnicity or gender.

The law makes it a felony to perform or provide financing for an abortion sought because of the race or sex of the fetus or a parent's race.

Supporters say the measure is an important statement against discrimination and for life.

Critics say there's no evidence that selective abortions occur in Arizona, and doctors could face time behind bars if they lose a newly required affidavit that an abortion isn't for selection purposes.

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