North Carolina ‘Born-Alive’ Abortion Bill Clears Senate

A bill requiring doctors and nurses to protect and care for children born alive during a failed late-term abortion has cleared the North Carolina Senate.

  • Published 15 April 2019
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A bill requiring doctors and nurses to protect and care for children born alive during a failed late-term abortion cleared the North Carolina Senate on Monday, handing social conservatives a victory that could ultimately be undone by the Democratic governor. The Republican-drafted legislation specifies that health care practitioners should grant those children born alive the same protections as any other newborn patient. Those who don’t do so could face a felony… Read at AP News