Utah: bill to ban abortion if Down syndrome is the reason

Publié le 26 Feb, 2019

On 6 February, in the US state of Utah, a Senate committee approved a bill banning abortions following positive diagnosis of Down syndrome. This legislation had already been discussed in 2018(Utah: a law under consideration to prohibit abortions based on the diagnosis of Down syndrome); a paragraph was added to the bill to consider criticisms of its unconstitutionality. It must be adopted by both the Utah House and Senate before it can take effect.

Washington Times (7/02/19) – Bill to bar abortions due to Down syndrome passes committee

 

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