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Georgia Doctors Challenge New "Fetal Pain Laws"

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Georgia's new 'fetal pain' law threatens doctors with 10-year prison terms, criminalizes nearly all abortions after 20 weeks, and grants state prosecutors 'unfettered access' to women's private medical records, three doctors claim in court. Three gynecologists who perform a limited number of pre-viability abortions sued Gov. Nathan Deal and other state officials, challenging Georgia House Bill 954, which Deal signed into law on May 1 and is to take effect on Jan. 1, 2013. Seven other states - Alabama, Arizona, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma - have similar 'fetal pain' bills. Georgia's bill states that a fetus is viable, with a functioning nervous system, at 20 weeks after fertilization, and can feel pain, therefore it is the state's duty to protect the fetus. The three plaintiff physicians, and other medical experts, disagree on the date after fertilization.

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In light of the demographic apocalyse all White co... by George Wells on Wednesday, Dec 5, 2012 at 4:47:32 PM
It is not genocide. Just because more babies have... by BFalcon on Thursday, Dec 6, 2012 at 2:05:04 AM
LOL, LOL!  I don't actually know which is wor... by Sister Begonia on Thursday, Dec 6, 2012 at 11:57:46 AM
From fetal brain (of legislators).... by BFalcon on Thursday, Dec 6, 2012 at 2:03:17 AM
....has all this time to invade a woman's womb but... by Ginger McClemons on Thursday, Dec 6, 2012 at 10:15:26 AM
You gotta love the irony.  The Republica... by Sister Begonia on Thursday, Dec 6, 2012 at 11:53:57 AM