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Rep. Erin Grall. Courtesy of Florida House of Representatives. Rep. Erin Grall. Courtesy of Florida House of Representatives.

Physicians who terminate pregnancies solely because women don’t want children with disabilities could face felony charges under a bill moving through the Florida House.

Members of the House Health & Human Services Committee voted 12-8 on Tuesday to advance the controversial bill (HB 1221), which would apply to  physicians who know or should know abortions they perform were requested solely because of prenatal diagnoses, tests or screenings that indicated fetuses would have disabilities.

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