January 28, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

California Legislature Passes Bill to Decriminalize ‘Pregnancy Losses’

The California State Legislature passed a controversial bill Aug. 30 to decriminalize fetal and infant deaths that are considered “pregnancy losses” potentially up to several days after birth, including stillbirths caused by drug use, with opponents saying the bill’s language could decriminalize infanticide and all forms of abortion despite several amendments made earlier this year.
Gov. Gavin Newsom has until the end of September to veto the bill or sign it into law.
Assembly Bill 2223, authored by Assemblywoman Buffy Wicks (D-Oakland), removes civil and criminal penalties for “actual, potential, or alleged pregnancy outcome, including miscarriage, stillbirth, or abortion, or perinatal death due to causes that occurred in utero” based on the “actions and omissions” of the mother or her medical provider, according to the bill text….
Source: The Epoch Times