The legislation would have only permitted abortions after 20 weeks in cases of life endangerment. Violators would have faced civil penalties of at least $500 and the suspension or loss of a medical license.
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More than one-third of Latina women and nearly a quarter of Black women lacked health-care coverage before the main provisions of the Affordable Care Act went into effect.
‘Until They Shut Up, We Won’t’: Arizona Rally to Defund Planned Parenthood Meets Pro-Choice Resistance
"The reality is that defunding us only hurts people—especially the people who are already the most vulnerable," said Tayler Tucker of Planned Parenthood of Arizona. "It's still too revolutionary of an idea for a woman to own her own body."
If clinics were to shut down in Orange and San Bernardino counties, thousands of patients would be left scrambling.