NJ Spotlight News

Emergency abortions are allowed despite state bans, feds say

Clip: 07/12/2022 | 1m 16s | Video has closed captioning.

In guidance issued by the Department of Health and Human Services on Monday, federal officials reminded providers they must perform an abortion in emergency medical situations and when the patient needs the procedure to be stabilized. In New Jersey, Acting Attorney General Matt Platkin announced new steps to protect legal abortion in New Jersey — forming a Reproductive Rights Strike Force.

Aired: 07/12/22

Rating: NR

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