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ACLU of Delaware: Seaford Abortion Fetal Remains Ordinance Unconstitutional

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By a 3-to-2 vote the Seaford City Council has approved an ordinance that requires the burial or cremation of fetal remains from an abortion. Both the state Attorney General and the American Civil Liberties Union of Delaware have warned that this would be unconstituional and violate state law. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talked with Mike Brickner, executive director of the ACLU of Delaware, about the implications of the new restrictions.

Don Rush is the News Director at Delmarva Public Media. An award-winning journalist, Don reports major local issues of the day, from sea level rise, to urban development, to the changing demographics of Delmarva.