MN Senate Abortion Bill Would Cause Lawsuit Says Rep. Berglin By Michael McIntee | April 12, 2011 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on MN Senate Subscribe to MN Senate Follow this author Click picture to watch Senator Linda Berglin's retirement news conference Representative Linda Berglin (DFL- Minneapolis) says Minnesota would be facing a lawsuit if the anti-abortion bill passed in the Senate Health and Human Services Committee today becomes law. The bill would prohibit the use of state funds on abortion services. Senator Berglin says the state can not afford such a lawsuit. In this video, comments from the bill’s author, Senator Dave Thompson, R-Lakeville, Proponent Jordan Bauer, MCCL, Opponent Raleigh Levine, Constitutional Law Professor, William Mitchell College of Law, and Senator Linda Berglin, DFL-Mpls. Video courtesy Senate Media Services. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.