AMA uses racist argument to reform abortion laws

Before Roe v. Wade, lobbyists for the Medical Association of Georgia urged Governor Lester Maddox to pass an initial rape and incest exception for abortion, asking him how he would feel

“… if a White girl got raped by a Negro and then became pregnant.”

Sagar C. Jain and Laurel F. Gooch. “Georgia Abortion Act of 1968: A Study in the Legislative Process” 1972, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 56, 57

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