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Maine Republican blames mass shooting on law expanding abortion access

Posted on AllSides April 11th, 2024
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Maine State Rep. Michael Lemelin (R) on Wednesday said the Lewiston mass shooting in October that left 18 people dead was a consequence from God after state lawmakers passed a law expanding abortion access in the state. In a fiery floor speech Wednesday, Lemelin warned against passing L.D.227 – which seeks to protect individuals who get abortions or gender-affirming care in Maine from facing legal consequences in other states – saying, “L.D. 227 will have severe consequences.” Lemelin said he warned last year that there would be five consequences to...

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