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The governor of Arizona, Doug Ducey, has signed a bill that criminalizes abortions based on genetic conditions and implements a raft of anti-abortion measures opposed by medical groups and women’s health advocates.

The bill confers civil rights to unborn children, requires fetal remains to be cremated or buried, prohibits educational institutions from performing abortions unless the mother’s life is in jeopardy, forbids the mailing or delivery of abortion-inducing drugs (which doctors use to manage miscarriages as well as to induce abortion) and prevents public money from being used to support research involving abortions.

Related: The tiny American towns passing anti-abortion rules

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