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Breaking: Cooper vetoes abortion bill

Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed Senate Bill 359 this morning — the proposal outlined in the post immediately below. Here is the statement issued by his office:

Today, Governor Roy Cooper vetoed the following bill: 

•    Senate Bill 359: “AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE BORN-ALIVE ABORTION SURVIVORS PROTECTION ACT.” 

Gov. Cooper shared the following statement on his veto of Senate Bill 359:

“Laws already protect newborn babies and this bill is an unnecessary interference between doctors and their patients. This needless legislation would criminalize doctors and other healthcare providers for a practice that simply does not exist.”

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