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'We Need More DAs Standing Up Like This': Georgia Prosecutors Vow Not to Charge Women Under State's Unconstitutional Abortion Ban

'We Need More DAs Standing Up Like This': Georgia Prosecutors Vow Not to Charge Women Under State's Unconstitutional Abortion Ban

Julia Conley, staff writer

Women in Georgia's four largest counties may be protected from the state's recently-passed six-week abortion ban—which has been condemned as part of the Republican Party's recent ramped-up attack on reproductive rights—even if the law goes into effect next year.

From what I’ve read, the women getting the abortions will not be prosecuted under the law, as it is written.

Read again… my understanding is that since there are only narrowly defined exceptions for medical emergencies which endanger the mother’s life or for cases of rape/incest, if the woman is unable to produce detailed medical documentation of the life-threatening condition or provide a police report detailing the purported incident of rape (no clue what the requirements for the legal status of the rape case may be), she can be prosecuted, as well as the administering physician.

This won’t go anywhere because these states have no standing by ignoring set law. imo