Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said she will refuse to enforce a Michigan law banning abortions. She then attacked Republicans, claiming the pro-life position would put women’s lives at risk.
In an interview with Chuck Todd on “Meet the Press” Sunday, Nessel said she would not enforce a 1931 Michigan law outlawing abortions in almost all cases, claiming that reinstating the law would lead to doctors not giving women medical care after a miscarriage for fear of being prosecuted, and would put women’s lives in danger.
“As attorney general, I have statewide jurisdiction,” Nessel began. “And I ran on a platform of understanding that likely during the course of my term, Roe v. Wade would be overturned. And this incredibly draconian and strict 1931 law would criminalize