Sherry Boston, the DeKalb County district attorney, said Thursday she will not prosecute anyone under Georgia’s new law criminalizing abortion after a woman is about six weeks pregnant.

“I believe it is a woman’s right to make decisions regarding her own body and medical care, including, but not limited to, seeking an abortion, as upheld by the United States Supreme Court,” Boston said in a statement to the Daily Report.

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