Michigan AG refuses 'draconian' 1931 abortion law

If Roe v. Wade were to be overturned, a 1931 Michigan law would go into place, leaving no exceptions for abortion in cases of rape, incest or medical emergencies, and which could throw women and doctors into prison.

Speaking on Mother’s Day, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said she refuses “to enforce this draconian law that will endanger their lives and put to jeopardy the health, safety and welfare of the lives of each and every woman in the state of Michigan.”

Nessel said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that she’s hopeful the Michigan Supreme Court will find that the right to an abortion is fundamental under the state’s constitution, even if the U.S. Supreme Court rules differently.

“Politicians do not belong in our doctor’s offices, they don’t belong in our bedrooms and should not be making these kinds of decisions on behalf of the American public and behalf of women across

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