The Legislature today passed a bill that would require more detailed explanations to justify late-term abortions, but it fell short of veto-proof majorities in both chambers. The Senate vote this evening was 25-11, two votes shy of the number needed to override a veto. The Senate then adjourned until a wrapup session at the end of this month.
The bill would require doctors to give more detailed justification for a late-term abortion. And the written information women receive 24 hours before an abortion would be amended to read, “the abortion will terminate the life of a whole, separate, unique living human being.