(TheRedWire.com) – While pro-life groups continue to rack up wins in federal court, far-left states continue to expand the boundaries of abortion. In California, Democrats are leading the way. According to the nation’s first pro-life group, Right to Life League says the heavily Democratic-led state is expanding its abortion laws, and Gov. Gavin Newsom is keeping his promise to transform California into a sanctuary abortion state.
The Right to Life League claims California bill AB 2223 legalizes infanticide, which means the killing of a newborn baby. The pro-life group said the bill eliminates civil and criminal penalties for any woman who has an abortion up to the birth of a child. Under the law permitting late-term abortions, it would add perinatal death to the list of types of abortions. Perinatal is generally a term that defines the first month of life outside the womb.
“AB 2223 literally decriminalizes infanticide — the killing of babies possibly up to two months old. It eliminates civil and criminal penalties for abortions including "perinatal death." The bill doesn't define the term “perinatal” – but it doesn’t have… https://t.co/J7NQUUFnkg pic.twitter.com/rn3ZXqQQGW
— Right To Life League (@Right2LifeLg) March 21, 2022
AB 2223 may be one of the most extreme abortion laws ever enacted in the United States if the legislation becomes law. The bill would allow a mother to choose to end her child’s life as late as two months after birth, according to opponents. Depending on the definition of perinatal, the killing of a child could even extend further out than eight weeks. The federal government defines perinatal to extend 24 months past birth.
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