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Fri Mar 30, 2012, 09:28 AM

State lawmakers pass controversial bills at end of session

The Georgia legislature wrapped up its session on Thursday by passing some controversial bills in the final minutes.

Lawmakers toughened the state’s abortion laws to ban abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy, except for situations where doctors say the fetus would not survive.

During the vote, some female legislators turned their backs on speakers in the House chambers and wrapped themselves in yellow caution tape.

Outside, protesters chanted, "Women will remember in November."

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Link: http://www.wsbtv.com/news/news/local-govt-politics/state-lawmakers-pass-controversial-bills-end-sessi/nLgjj/


Oy.

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Response to racaulk (Original post)

Wed Apr 4, 2012, 09:58 PM

1. Women won't remember....

unless they find out about this. Our local media doesn't do much coverage of the goings on at the Capitol, probably afraid they'll piss off some tea-baggers and lose their audience.

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Response to groundloop (Reply #1)

Thu Apr 5, 2012, 04:17 PM

2. This woman will.

but you are right most won't, for the reason you gave.

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