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Susan Collins: Congressional Democrats’ Abortion Bill Is Too ‘Extreme’

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23.09.2021

House Democrats will vote tomorrow on the Women’s Health Protection Act, a bill that would invalidate almost all state abortion laws and regulations and enshrine in federal law a nearly unlimited right to abortion throughout all nine months of pregnancy.

But Susan Collins of Maine, one of two Republicans in the Senate who supports an expansive right to abortion, says that congressional Democrats’ bill to codify Roe v. Wade in federal law goes too far even for her.

The LA Times reports:

Democrats, led by bill author Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, say their legislation would codify the Supreme Court’s Roe vs. Wade decision legalizing abortion.n a brief interview, Collins said the bill goes further than that by interfering with existing law that ensures health professionals who object to abortion are not required to participate in it.

But in a brief interview, Collins said the bill goes further than that by interfering with existing law that ensures........

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