We’ve been talking with area lawmakers over the past week as many were home for a week-long recess last week. Today we’re focusing on an interview with Representative Susan Fisher, a Democrat of Buncombe County. Here are some highlights:
In the segment below, Fisher talks about a new proposal in the legislature dealing with abortion. It would mandate a 72 hour waiting period for a woman to have an abortion and would bar UNC or ECU’s medical schools from teaching or providing the procedure. Fisher opposes the bill.