6:01 pm April 19, 2012, by AJC Opinion
Moderated by Tom Sabulis
The “fetal pain bill” passed by the General Assembly awaits Gov. Nathan Deal’s signature. But that hasn’t stopped the debate over the proposed law, which would restrict abortion after 20 weeks.
A local doctor suggests the law may in effect make abortions safer for women and cites data to back it up.
On the other side, a spokeswoman for Planned Parenthood in Atlanta writes that the law is just the next step in Georgia’s march to further restrict women’s rights when it comes to abortion.
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