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Georgia’s Sword of Damocles: HB 481 Could Sever Abortion Rights

House Bill 481, also called the Living Infants Fairness and Equality (LIFE) Act, is a 10-page bill that was passed in 2019 and almost immediately blocked by a federal judge who claimed the law violated the precedent of Roe v. Wade; now it’s heading to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals and threatens to restrict abortion rights across the state, if reinstated.