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Woman carrying skull-less fetus denied abortion in Louisiana

Louisiana’s Nancy Davis was carrying a fetus with a lethal congenital disorder and had to travel over 2,200 kilometres to New York to get an abortion after doctors at her local hospital declined to perform the procedure for fear they would be prosecuted under their state’s ambiguously worded laws. “This is not fair to me, and it should not happen to any other woman,” she told a press conference on Aug. 26.