How Republicans Are Distorting the Gosnell Case to Push a Federal 20-Week Abortion Ban

By: Thursday June 20, 2013 6:01 pm

After apparently having exhausted the distortion and exploitation of the Kermit Gosnell case to push targeted regulation of abortion providers (TRAP) laws through state legislatures, anti-choice lawmakers are twisting the facts of the case yet again to suit a new purpose.

This time, they are disingenuously claiming that rolling back the number of weeks after which it is illegal to have an abortion will “prevent more Gosnells.”

 

Rick Perry: Legislature Will Work Out Punishment for Women Seeking Later Abortions Under Proposed Ban

By: Wednesday December 19, 2012 5:45 am

Texas’ Gov. Rick Perry has thrown his support behind a potential 20-week abortion ban in the state, but his office told RH Reality Check that he’ll leave it up to legislators to determine the appropriate punishment for women who get later-term abortions.

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