REPORT: State House votes to expand number of medical professions allowed to perform abortions

MAY 22, 2019

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The Maine House on Tuesday passed a bill to expand the types of medical professionals who can perform abortions in the state.

If it becomes law, the bill would allow nurse practitioners, physician assistants and certified nurse-midwives to perform abortion procedures if they receive proper training, according to the Associated Press.

The article goes on to state the following:

Maine would become the second state following California to allow medical professionals who are not doctors to perform abortion operations.

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