Pro-life advocates are urging people to contact lawmakers in New Jersey to reject a bill that will allow late-term abortions up until the moment of a child’s birth.
The NJ “Reproductive Freedom Act” (S3030/A4848) is being called a “radical bill”. It was introduced in the Senate and Assembly last October, in an effort to increase women’s rights to abortion and allow non-physicians to perform the procedure.
The measure indicates that “a fertilized egg, embryo, or fetus may not be understood to have independent rights under any of the laws of this State.”
Additionally, it specifies that “any health care professional, acting within the professional’s lawful scope of practice and in compliance with generally applicable regulations, is authorized to provide abortion care.”
Lisa Hart, vice president of Morris County Right to Life, said the bill is the most extreme to ever be considered in New Jersey, The Beacon reports.
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