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House Passes Bill Banning Abortion For Genetic Issues

April 4, 2021

A controversial pro-life bill, SB 1457, passed on a party line vote of 31-29 after a contentious argument on the House floor.

SB 1457 prohibits abortion based on the diagnosis of a genetic abnormality, except for those incompatible with life. The bill classifies the following, except in a medical emergency, as a class 6 felony:
a) performing an abortion knowing that the abortion is sought because of a genetic abnormality of the child;
b) using force or the threat of force to intimidate a person to have an abortion because of a genetic abnormality of the child; or
c) accepting or soliciting monies to finance an abortion because of a genetic abnormality of the child (Sec. 2)

Arizona representatives passed SB 1457 on a party line vote of 31-29 after a contentious argument on the House floor.

House Vote – SB1457

Supporters say the bill is intended to protect the “most vulnerable from discrimination.”

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