ACLU of NC Senior Policy Counsel Liz Barber on how SB20 would actually impact reproductive rights

By: - May 15, 2023 12:51 pm

In a sudden move that largely threw traditional legislative processes to the wind, the Republican majority of the North Carolina General Assembly passed a far-reaching bill recently that would erect large and burdensome roadblocks from the moment of conception for patients seeking abortion care.

On the day following the final vote, NC Newsline caught up with an attorney who testified with great eloquence against the bill, ACLU of North Carolina Senior Policy Counsel Liz Barber. And as Barber told Newsline’s Rob Schofield, while the proponents have billed the legislation as a modest compromise, the hard truth is that it’s anything but.

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Clayton Henkel
Clayton Henkel

Communications Coordinator Clayton Henkel manages the NC Newsline website and daily newsletter, while also producing daily audio commentaries and the weekly News and Views radio program/podcast.