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Letter: Six-week abortion ban would harm women


Letter: Six-week abortion ban would harm women
Knoxville News Sentinel

Once again, women find their reproductive health and rights in the hands of politicians. The bills at hand are referred to as the 6-week and 20-week abortion ban bills. These bills are no more than a measure to undermine women and their healthcare.Sent!A link has been sent to your friend's email address.Posted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the ConversationTo find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQsLetter: Six-week abortion ban would harm womenLetters to the Editor(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto)Once again, women find their reproductive health and rights in the hands of politicians. The bills at hand are referred to as the six-week and 20-week abortion ban bills. These bills are no more than a measure to undermine women and their health care.

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