Tag: georgia abortion ban
In case brought by the Center and its partners, judge enjoins ban that was in effect since July.
On November 15, 2022, Judge Robert McBurney struck down Georgia’s six-week abortion ban as void and without legal basis, since it violated Roe v. Wade when it was enacted in 2019. The Georgia Constitution prohibits the legislature from passing laws that violate either the state or federal constitution.
This Huffpost article reports on the dangerous provision in Georgia’s abortion ban that recognizes an embryo or fetus as a person after six weeks of pregnancy and “paves the way for criminalizing pregnant people.” Alice Wang, staff attorney at the Center and a litigator in the case challenging the Gerogia law, said, “It is unclear […]