This New Law Gives Fetuses More Protections Than Women in Georgia

Georgia’s abortion law is taking a step further as they officially recognize fetuses and embryos as people, potentially giving these unborn fetuses greater legal protections than the women carrying them. Cenk Uygur, Jayar Jackson, and Jessica Burbank discuss on The Young Turks.

Read more HERE: https://www.vice.com/en/article/5d3gw…

“Georgia isn’t just the latest state to ban abortion in the wake of Roe v. Wade’s overturn last month. It’s also the latest state to advance one of the anti-abortion movement’s greatest goals: to legally redefine embryos and fetuses as people, granting them rights and protections that may even outstrip those given to pregnant people.

On Wednesday, hours after a federal appeals court paved the way for Georgia to ban most abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy later this summer, the court stepped in yet again and let Georgia’s abortion ban take effect imminently. Abortion access is now gone across almost all of the South and is rapidly disappearing in the Midwest.”

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