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With Sharia Law Bill Threatened, North Carolina Legislators Put Abortion Restrictions in Motorcycle Safety Bill

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Hours after the state’s Republican governor threatened to veto a Sharia law bill containing abortion restrictions, a state subcommittee took up a motorcycle safety act that was rewritten to add nearly identical anti-choice amendments.

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North Carolina House Committee Meets on ‘Sharia Law’ Abortion Bill as Protest Against Bill Grows

While the committee debated the legislation, pro-choice activists met outside the capitol to protest government interference in personal decisions, building on the previous day's Moral Monday protest, at which dozens of protesters were arrested.

While the committee debated the legislation, pro-choice activists met outside the capitol to protest government interference in personal decisions, building on the previous day’s Moral Monday protest, at which dozens of protesters were arrested.

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