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Maine Legislature Passes Shield Law for Abortion and Transgender Procedures

Posted on AllSides April 11th, 2024
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Republicans warn it will lead to child trafficking and kidnapping, while advocates say it will protect what is already legal in Maine. Maine may soon become a haven for women from other states looking to access late-term abortions and minors who want to undergo gender reassignment treatments and procedures. Both chambers of the state Legislature have approved a so-called shield law in the New England state, and Gov. Janet Mills has already vowed to sign it. The House passed the bill on Wednesday along party lines in a vote of...

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