SAINT PAUL, MN – Rep. Mary Franson (R-Alexandria) issued the following statement regarding today's district court decision striking down several longstanding and bipartisan pro-life laws.
“Today’s ruling shows the extreme lengths far left activists will go to make sure Minnesota does not value and protect life. Removing our bipartisan pro-life laws that protect women, such as requiring abortions to be performed by physicians, is a threat to the health and safety of mothers. I will work to defend our pro-life laws and I will fight to make sure this decision is overturned.”
The court decision struck down several provisions aimed at protecting the health and safety of mothers, including: