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  • State Sen. Kimberly Yee (AZ) 8:39 am on April 13, 2012 Permalink |
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    Arizona gets “fetal-pain” 20-weeks abortion ban

    Bill: HB2036 (PDF)

    Sponsored by Rep. Kimberly Yee and signed into law by Gov. Jan Brewer, HB2036 adds and modifies certain statutes related to the regulation of abortion and abortion clinics. Most notably, HB2036 requires a medical determination of the gestational age of the unborn child and prohibits anyone from knowingly performing an abortion on a pregnant woman if the probable gestational age of the unborn child is at least 20 weeks. Violators will be guilty of a class 1 misdemeanor and are subject to license revocation, a $5,000 fine, and court damages for all psychological, emotional and physical injuries resulting from a violation.

    Also: “Gov. Brewer signs Arizona bill with 20-week abortion ban”

    “Arizona Outdoes Everyone With New Anti-Abortion Bill”

    “Arizona Senate votes to ban abortions after 20 weeks”

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  • State Rep. Peggy Mast (KS) 12:36 pm on April 1, 2012 Permalink |
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    Kansas joins states with fetal pain abortion laws

    Bill: HB2218 (PDF)

    Sponsored by Rep. Peggy Mast et al, introducted by Rep. Lance Kinzer, and signed into law by Gov. Sam Brownback, HB2218 is a Nebraska-style fetal pain law that bans abortions at 22 weeks gestation (20 weeks post-conception) based on the capacity of unborn children feel pain.

    Also: “Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback Signs Fetal Pain-Abortion Ban”

     
  • State Rep. Mike Ritze (OK) 12:01 pm on April 1, 2012 Permalink |
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    Oklahoma enacts fetal pain abortion law

    Bill: HB1888 (text)

    Co-authored by Rep. Ritze, authored by Rep. Pam Peterson, and signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin, HB1888 creates a Nebraska-styled “Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act” banning all abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy, based on the capacity of unborn children to experience pain.

    Also: “Oklahoma Gov. Signs Fetal-Pain Abortion Ban, Obamacare Funding Ban”

     
  • Gov. Dave Heineman (NE) 10:42 am on April 14, 2010 Permalink |
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    Nebraska fetal pain bill ‘axes Roe v. Wade’:

    Bill: LB 1103

    Abortion Pain Prevention Act. Under LB 1103, abortions after 20 weeks will not be allowed in Nebraska based on studies indicating an unborn child is capable of feeling pain by that stage in a pregnancy. The current standard is based on fetal viability, which is generally considered to occur around 22 to 24 weeks. It also will require physicians to report to state officials the point in the pregnancy at which abortions are performed.

    Also: NYT: Nebraska Law Sets Limits on Abortion

     
  • State Sen. Mike Flood (NE) 5:13 pm on February 22, 2010 Permalink |
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    Nebraska to ban most abortions with Abortion Pain Prevention Act

    Bill: LB 1103

    AN Act relating to abortion; to amend section 38-2021, Reissue Revised Statutes of Nebraska, and section 28-101, Revised Statutes Supplement, 2009; to adopt the Abortion Pain Prevention Act; to provide and change civil and criminal penalties with respect to abortion; to harmonize provisions; to provide severability; and to repeal the original sections.

     
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