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March 21, 1990 | NANCY YOSHIHARA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Guam's attorney general, seeking a constitutional test of the U.S. territory's day-old anti-abortion law, on Tuesday filed a complaint against a New York woman who had disseminated information here about terminating pregnancies. Guam's law, signed by Gov. Joseph Ada on Monday, is the most restrictive abortion legislation in the United States and has riveted national attention on this tiny South Pacific island.
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March 21, 1990 | NANCY YOSHIHARA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Guam's attorney general, seeking a constitutional test of the U.S. territory's day-old anti-abortion law, on Tuesday filed a complaint against a New York woman who had disseminated information here about terminating pregnancies. Guam's law, signed by Gov. Joseph Ada on Monday, is the most restrictive abortion legislation in the United States and has riveted national attention on this tiny South Pacific island.
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March 20, 1990 | From Associated Press
A bill creating the nation's most restrictive abortion statute was signed Monday by the territorial governor. The new law was hailed by anti-abortion forces, but civil libertarians promised to fight it. "In my heart, I believe that a fetus is a human being," Republican Gov. Joseph Ada said in signing the bill, which prohibits abortion except when the mother's health or life is endangered.
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March 20, 1990 | From Associated Press
A bill creating the nation's most restrictive abortion statute was signed Monday by the territorial governor. The new law was hailed by anti-abortion forces, but civil libertarians promised to fight it. "In my heart, I believe that a fetus is a human being," Republican Gov. Joseph Ada said in signing the bill, which prohibits abortion except when the mother's health or life is endangered.
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