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Senate Republicans condemn passage of Senate Bill 13

Senate Republicans condemn passage of Senate Bill 13

Bill further protects dangerous and unregulated abortion industry


SANTA FE — Today, the Senate passed Senate Bill 13 on a 26-16 vote with all Republicans and one Democrat voting against the measure. The bill shelters abortion and gender-affirming providers from legal ramifications.


Senator Gregg Schmedes, M.D. (R-Tijeras), issued the following statement regarding the passage of the bill:


“We continue to pass laws that are constitutionally questionable to the detriment of the health and well-being of our citizens. This bill prohibits the sharing of information and derails the development of standards of care by squashing open debate. I expect lawsuits to follow and taxpayers to foot the bill for costly litigation.”


Senate Bill 13 will now be sent to the House of Representatives.


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