Louisiana woman carrying fetus without skull calls on governor, lawmakers to change abortion law

Baton Rouge's Nancy Davis, center, speaks at microphones a news conference on the steps of the State Capitol, Friday, August 26, 2022, discussing t...

August 27, 2022
1:46 AM

Baton Rouge's Nancy Davis, center, speaks at microphones a news conference on the steps of the State Capitol, Friday, August 26, 2022, discussing the chain of events and potential legal action after a Baton Rouge hospital denied Davis, 36, an abortion for her fetus, which is developing without a skull. From left, background, are her fiance Shedric Cole and nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorney Ben Crump. (Photo by Travis Spradling, The Advocate) BATON ROUGE, La. - Nancy Davis, the Baton Rouge woman who was denied an abortion for a fetus without a skull, stood on the steps of the state capitol Friday and called on Louisiana lawmakers to make changes to the state's trigger laws as soon as possible.

Emily Woodruff