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State Capitol News
11:35 am
Thu March 22, 2012

Lawmaker's Emails on Abortion Cause Flap with Constituent

Representative Terri Proud (R-Tucson)

Adena Lees had sent a note to Tuscon Republican Representative Terri Proud urging her to oppose a measure that would ban all abortions after 20 weeks. Lees said she was concerned there were no exceptions for things like fetal anomalies.

Proud wrote back saying she thinks the bill is too lax.

"Personally," Proud wrote, "I'd like to make a law that mandates a woman watch an abortion being performed prior to having a surgical procedure."

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