Law’s Jessie Hill discussed Sen. Lindsey Graham’s planned new abortion ban

A 15-week gestational ban is in no way a ‘late-term’ abortion ban

Photo of Case Western Reserve University School of Law Professor Jessie Hill

Talking Points Memo: Jessie Hill, the Judge Ben C. Green Professor of Law, weighed in on Sen. Lindsey Graham’s plans to unveil a new national abortion ban. “Of course, this is not actually a ‘late-term’ abortion ban, so that term is a misnomer,’” she said. “Pregnancy lasts about 40 weeks; 15 weeks is a point early in the second trimester.”