[JURIST] The New Hampshire House of Representatives [official website] on Thursday approved [results] a bill [HB 1660 text] that would prohibit abortion [JURIST news archive] procedures to be performed after the 20th week of pregnancy. The bill, formerly titled "The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act," finds substantial medical evidence that unborn fetuses can experience pain after their 20th week, and asserts a compelling state interest to protect those unborn children. The bill is now expected to be reviewed by the...

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