NM Bill: Post-Rape Abortion Is Evidence Tampering

Proposed legislation would criminalize procedure

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 24, 2013 1:19 PM CST

(Newser) – A New Mexico lawmaker introduced a bill yesterday that could criminalize abortions after rape, the Huffington Post reports. Republican state Rep. Cathrynn Brown introduced House Bill 206, which could charge a rape victim who got an abortion with "tampering with evidence"—a third-degree...   Read full story »

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