HERSHEY, Pa. (WHTM) — Local doctors and nurses held a news conference on the morning of Aug. 18 about what making abortions illegal in Pennsylvania would mean for their patients.

The pro-choice group cited various situations in which not being able to get an abortion would be bad for the mother, like carrying a dying fetus to term.

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“I feel fortunate that for now, abortion remains legal in PA. But I know that this can change with the next election. I woill continue to stand for my patients and colleagues so that we can provide the safest and most comprehensive care,” said Dr. Jaimie Maines, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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The news conference took place at a park in Hershey.