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Pa. physician general: Abortion bill 'punishes women'

Pennsylvania Physician General Rachel Levine on Monday morning joined the chorus of voices against HB 1948, the hastily moved bill that would ban most abortions after 20 weeks, four weeks earlier than the current limit. It would also sharply curtail use of dilation and extraction, a medical procedure used to terminate a second-trimester pregnancy.

It's expected to pass on a floor vote in the state House today, though Gov. Wolf opposes it and Senate leaders haven't said if they even will consider it.

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